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for the space of three months and upwards, languished of the said cuts, bruises, and wounds so given him by the said B. as aforesaid, and the said A. was obliged to lay out and expend, and did lay out and expend a large sum of money, to wit, the sum of twenty pounds, in and about the endeavouring to cure the said gelding during that time, and the said gelding afterwards, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. in, &c. in consequence of the faid cuts, bruises, and wounds, died: And also for that the said B on, &c. at, &c. with force and arms, a certain other geiding of faid A. of the value of other forty pounds of like lawful money, then and there found and being, cut, beat, bruised, wounded, and killed, and other wrongs to the said plaintiff there did, to the great damage, &c. and against the peace of, &c. ; whereupon the said plaintiff faith tbat he is injured, and hath sustained damage to the value of one hundred pounds; and therefore he brings his fuit.

F. BULLER.

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H. C.) MIDDLESEX, to wit. For that the faid defend- Declaration for againstant, on, &c. at, &c. in, &c. with force and arms, to knocking outthe W.C.) wit, sticks, bludgeons, and other instruments, one eye of a greye greyhound of the faid plaintiff then and there found and being, did Atrike, beat, bruise, and wound, and by the force and violence of divers and very many violent and grievous blows and strokes then and there given by the said W. C. to the said greyhound, he the said W. C. did then knock and strike out one of the eyes of the said greyhound, and thereby occasioned the said greyhound to lose and be deprived of one of its eyes: And also for that the said W. C. afterwards, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. with force and arms, one other greyhound of the said H. C. of the value of five pounds, then and there found and being, did beat, bruise, wound, and cripple, and other injuries to the said plaintiff then and there did, against the peace of, &c. and to the damage, &c.

Drawn by MR. CROMPTON,

H. B.) SURRY, to wit. For that the said R. on, &c. and Declaration for againfon divers other days and times between that day and the chafing theep R. C.S day of exhibiting the bill of the said H. at, &c. with whereby divers force and arms drove, and with dogs chased the cattle of the faid died, ard others H. to wit, one hundred sheep of the said H. and then and there became rotten, let on and enticed the said dogs to worry, bite, teaze, and moleft and the rendue the said sheep, whereby divers, to wit, ten of the said theep of greatly hurt. the laid H. of the value of twenty pounds, died, and others, to wit, twenty others of the said sheep became rotten and foul, and the residue of the said sheep were greatly hurt, injured, and damnified: And also for that the said R. on, &c. and on divers other days and times between, &c. at, &c. in a certain place there called the Peafe Marsh, drove and chased with dogs divers other cattle, to wit, one hundred other theep of the faid H. of the value of

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two hundred pounds, whereby the said laft-mentioned cattle were greatly injured, hurt, and damnified in value, and other injuries to the said H. then and there did, against the peace of our sovereign lord the king, and to the damage of the said H. of one hundred pounds; and therefore he brings his fuit.

Drawn by Mr. CROMPTON.

Declaration for W.F: MIDDLESEX, to wit. For that the faid F. A. on

against &c. at, &c. in, &c, with force and arms, that is to say, plaintiff's grey- T. A.Sa certain gun, shot at, maimed, wounded, and killed a hound.

certain greyhound, of the value of five ponnds, of and belonging to the said W. then and there found and being, and other injuries to the said William then and there did, against the peace of, &c. and to the damage of, &c. Drawn by Mr. CROMPTON,

Declaration in FOR that the said defendant heretofore, to wit, on, &c. at, trespass vi et &c. with force and arms, broke and entered the close of the said ing the plain plaintiff there situate and being, and with feet in walking trud tiffos geunds and down, trampled upon, and spoiled the grass there then growing cow.hcuse, and and being of a large value, to wit, of the value of five pourds, taking away a and then and there, with force and arms, broke and entered a cow; and, de, certain cow-house of the said plaintiff there also situate and being, be liad paid 61. and then and there seized and took a certain cow of the said

plaintiff there then found, and being of a large value, to wit, of, &c. and then and there kept and detained the same till the faid plaintiff paid and was forced and obliged to pay a large fum of money, to wit, the sum of fix pounds of, &c. to have the said cow released to him: And also for that the faid defendant heretofore, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. seized and took a certain other cow of the said plaintiff there then found and being of a large value, to wit, of the value of ten pounds of, &c. and kept and detained the fame for a long time, and until the said plaintiff there paid and was forced and obliged to pay a large sum of money, to wit, the sum of other six pounds of, &c. to have the same cow restored to him the said plaintiff, and other wrongs to him the said plaintiff then and there did against the peace of, &c. Damages twenty pounds.

T. BARROW.

Declaration in LANCASHIRE, to wit. J. H. complains of J. W. and trespass by a Elizabeth W. being, &c.; for that they the said defendants herebrick maker a

tofore, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. with force and arms, &c. broke gainst the father and his daugh- and entered the close of the said plaintiff there situate and being, ter, about ten and then and there trod down, trampled down, damaged, and years of age, for spoiled the grass of the said plaintiff there then growing and being {poiling, plain- of a large value, to wit, of the value of five pounds of, &c. and sif's bricks.

then and there, with their feet in walking, trod upon, trampled upon, damaged, broke to pieces, and spoiled a large quantity, to

wit, ten thousand bricks in the clay of the said plaintiff there then being of a large value, to wit, of the value of fifty pounds of, &c. : And also for that they the said defendants heretofore, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. with force and arms, &c. trod upon, &c. divers, to wit, ten thoufand other bricks in the clay of the said plaintiff there then being and laid out to dry of a large value, to wit, of the value of fifty pounds of &c. by reason of which said laft-mentioned premises the said plaintiff was then and there forced and obliged to wheel and carry back the said last-mentioned bricks to a certain pit there for the purpose of re-moulding the same at a great expence, to wit, twenty pounds of the proper monies of the said plaintiff there then laid out, expended, and paid by the faid plaintiff on that account, and other wrongs to the faid plaintiff then and there did, against the peace of, &c. Damages fifty pounds.

T. BARROW.

I have fome doubts how far the father conduct of the child, he, by not restrainmay be liable to this action, or, if he is ing it after notice, adopts and justifies its liable, whether it Thould be irespass vi acts, and which in this case is trespass vi et et armis, or on the case ; and though I armis; and, if the father is not amenable think the child is liable to an action as a for the child, he may be found not guilty, trespaffer if she is of years of discretion, and the action proceed against the child it seems an aukward one to bring into alone ; and if they join in the plea, court against her alone. C'pon the which probably they will, the father whole, therefore, I have joined the will not get his coits, though he should father and daughter as co-defendants, be acquitted, because if the father is answerable for the

Tho. BARROW.

LANCASHIRE, to wit. W. Dlate of, &c. was attached Declaration in to answer R. H. in a plea ; wherefore heretofore he the faid C. B. at LanW. D. with force and arms, &c. at, &c. on, in, &c. shot off and cafter for footdischarged a certain gun at, towards, and against a certain dog of ing one of the the said plaintiff, then being of a large price and value, and plaintiff's

hounds in purthereby there shot, struck, and wounded the faid dog, so that suit of a hare. the laid dog foon afterwards, at, &c. died: And also wherefore heretofore he the said W. D. at, &c. with force and arms, &c. Thot off and discharged a certain gun at, towards, and against a certain other dog of the said plaintiff there being of a large price and value, and thereby shot, ftruck, and wounded the faid lastmentioned dog, so that the same dog afterwards, at, &c. died : And also wherefore heretofore he the faid defendant, with force and arms, &c. at, &c. fot, killed, and destroyed divers, to wit, two other dogs and two bitches of the said plaintiff there then being of a large price and value, and other wrongs to the said plaintiff there did, againft the peace of our lord the now king, and to the great damage of the said plaintiff; whereupon the said plaintiff, by A. B. his attorney, complains, that the said defendant heretofore, to wit, on, &c. with force and arms, &c. at, &c. in, &c. shot off and discharged a certain gun at, towards, and against a certain dog of the said plaintiff there then being of a large price or value, to wit, of the price or value of twenty Vol. IX.

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pounds of, &c. and thereby then and there shot, ftruck, and wounded the faid dog, so that the said dog foon afterwards, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. in, &c. died: And also for that the said defendant heretofore, at, &c. in, &c. with force and arms, &c. shot off and disa charged a certain gun at, towards, and against a certain other dog of the said plaintiff, there then being of a large price or value, to wit, of, &c. and thereby shot, ftruck, and wounded the faid Jaft-mentioned dog, so that the same dog foon afterwards, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. died: And also for that the faid defendant here. tofore, to wit, on, &c. at, &c. in, &c. with force and arms, &c. Thot, killed, and destroyed divers, to wit, two other dogs and two bitches there then being of a large price or value, to wit, of the price or value of forty pounds of, &c. and other wrongs, &c. againd the peace of, &c. Damage forty pounds.

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that ist, Not guilty: And for further plea in this behalf as to the one A, B is Thooting off and discharging the said gun in the first Count of the

faid declaration mentioned, at, towards, and against the said dog the forest of W. inter alios, and in the faid Count mentioned, and thereby shooting, striking, and that the defend- wounding the same dog, and as to the shooting off and discharging ant is his depu- the said gun in the faid second Count of the laid declaration menty, and that at tioned, at, towards, and against the same dog in the said Count when, &c. the mentioned, and thereby footing, striking, and wounding the said dogs mentioned last-mentioned dog, and as to the hooting, killing, and destroying in the declara- the said two dogs and two bitches in the last Count of the faid dem tion were chas, claration mentioned above supposed to have been done, he the said ing a beast of defendant, by leave of, &c. says aftio non ; because he says, that the a hare, where said two dogs in the firft and second Counts of the said 'declaration fore he thot mentioned, and the faid two dogs in the said last Count of the faid

declaration mentioned, at the said several times when, &c. were the fame two dogs, and not other or different, as the faid plaintiff hath in his faid declaration above supposed: And the faid defendant further faith, that before and at the time of the making of the grant hereinafter mentioned, and continually from that sime until and at the said several times when, &c, and every of them our faid lord the now king was feised of and in the forest of W. in the said county of L. wich the appurtenances, being parcel of his dutchy of L. in his demesne as of fee in right of the said dutchy, and being so feised thereof as aforesaid, the said lord the king, long before the said several times when, &c. or any of them, to wit, on, &c in the twenty-fifth year of his reign, at Westminster, in the county of Middlesex, by his letters-patent sealed as well with the seal of the said dutchy as with his seal of the faid county palatine of L. bearing date the same day and year laft-mentioned, for divers good causes and considerations him thereunto especially moving, and of his especial g ace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, and by and with the advice and consent of his chancellor and council of his dutchy aforesaid, for himself, his heirs, and succelfors, did give and grant unto one A. B. esquire, the several offices of master forefter, gamekeeper, and master of his game of deer

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and of all other game of and within the several forests, chaces, manors, lordships, royalties, and parks of W. B. and Q. in his faid county palatine of L. and every of them, and him the said A. B. master forelter, gamekeeper, and master of his game of deer and all other game of and within his leveral forests, &c. of W. B. and l. in his laid county palatine of L. he did for hiin his heirs and fucceffors make, ordain, and constitute by the said letters-patent, to have, hold, enjoy, occupy, and exercise the said offices and every of them unto the laid A. B. to be executed by himself or his suffi. cient deputy or deputies, for which or for whom he would be an. fwerable during the term of his natural life, and the faid lord the king did thereby for himself, his heirs, and fucceflors, give and grant unto the said A. B. and his lawful deputies full power and authority to take and kill his deer within his several forests, &c. respectively in the service of lawsul warrants to him or them issued for that purpose, and also to hunt, course, noct, take, feize, and kill for the use of the said lord the king, bis heirs and fuccelfors, with hounds, greyhounds, &c. [Set out the patent, which empowered A. B. to seize any dogs of persons not duly authorized], and being so feised thereof the said A. B. afterwards, to wit, 011, A. B. deputed &c. at, &c. by his certain deputation in writing, sealed with his the defendant, seal (which said deputation the faid defendant now brings into court, the date whereof is the same day and year aforesaid) trade, ordained, deputed, and constituted the said defendent his true, law. sul, and sufficient deputy, gamekeeper, and deputy master of the game of deer and of all other ganie of and within the forest of W. aforesaid, for and during the term of his the faid A. B.'s natural life, or until such time as he thould revoke the deputation, and fignify his pleasure to the contrary, giving and granting unto him the said defendant his full and whole power, licence, and authority to take and kill his majesty's deer, &c. &c. [Set out the deputation, which einpowered the defendant to seize any dogs of persons not authorized] as by the said deputation, relation being thereunto had, byvirtue wherewill appear ; by virtue of which faid deputation the faid defend- of he became ant then and there became, and continually from that time until gamekeeper. and at the faid several times when, &c. was the lawful deputy gamekeeper and deputy master of the game of deer and of all other game of and within the said forest of W.; And the said defendant further faith, that at the said several times when, &c. in the faid declaration in that behalf respectively mentioned, each of the said That at the said feveral dogs and bitches in the faid declaration mentioned refpec- when, &c. the tively was in the poffeffion and under the command of the said dogs were in the plaintiff at W. aforesaid, and within the said forest of W. the said plaintiff's foro plaintiff then and there being a person not duly authorized to use suítion (he not the same dog and bitches, or any of them, to kill hares within the being qualified)

and chaling a faid forest, and that the said dogs and bitches so being then and hare. there respectively in the pofleffion, and under the command of the Taid plaintiff as aforesaid, were at those relpective times within the said forest respectively chacing one of those beasts of forest called a hare, belonging to the faid lord the king and to his forest there; F 2

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