Sentence Examples

  • The Statutes of Praemunire and Provisors had been passed afew years before (1351-1365) to check papal pretensions.
  • Illegal imprisonment beyond seas renders the offender liable in an action by the injured party to treble costs and damages to the extent of not less than £50o, besides subjecting him to the penalties of praemunire and to other disabilities.
  • He protested against the confirmation of the statute of provisors in 1390, and he was successful in slightly modifying the statute of praemunire in 1393.
  • The first case was an action of praemunire against the court of chancery, evidently instigated by him, but brought at the instance of certain parties whose adversaries had obtained redress in the chancellor's court after the cause had been tried in the court of king's bench.
  • On the 26th June he was called before the council to answer certain charges, one of which was his conduct in the praemunire question.

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