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  • When a person who was accused of any crime was not forthcoming, inquiry was made whether he was in frankpledge; if he were not, and had no right of exemption, the township was amerced, but if he were in a tithing,-then it was upon the tithing that the amercement fell.
  • The struggle of the townsmen to prove that Cirencester was a borough probably began in the same year, when they were amerced for a false presentment.

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