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account of the ancient division of the English nation into hundreds and tithings.

Granville Sharp

account of the ancient division of the English nation into hundreds and tithings.

by Granville Sharp

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Published by Printed by Galabin and Baker in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Administrative and political divisions -- England

    • Edition Notes

      Intended as an appendix to several tracts on national defence, &c.

      StatementBy Granville Sharp.
      ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN131 .S5 1784
      The Physical Object
      Pagination370 p.
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7016787M
      LC Control Number10005489
      OCLC/WorldCa5824095

      FOREWORD. When david hume began his History of England the undertaking came, not from any sudden resolve nor as an entirely new enterprise, but as one possibly contemplated thirteen years before, in , probably attempted several times thereafter, and certainly considered, at least as a corollary discipline, in a philosophical discourse published in Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Escape the Box Movies On My Shelf Flipside Radio Good Goods Introductory Life Science - Video Five Sci-Fi Short Stories by H. Beam Piper by PIPER, H. Beam Rory’s.

      PREFACE. The following sheets contain the substance of a course of lectures on the Laws of England, which were read by the author in the University of Oxford. His original plan took its rise in the year ; and, notwithstanding the novelty of such an attempt in this age and country, and the prejudices usually conceived against any innovations in the established mode of education, he had the. An account of the constitutional English polity of congregational courts: wherein the whole body of the nation was arranged into regular divisions of tithings, hundreds, &c. intended as an appendix to several tracts on national defence, The book of ornamental alphabets, ancient and mediaeval, from the eighth century, with numerals;.

      The shire was divided into hundreds or wapentakes, and those again into tithings, deriving their names from the original number of freemen who composed them. In each of these divisions, bound by an ascertained responsibility of the community and individuals to c each other, there was a head man who assembled his district in courts, at stated. The different order of the books in the English Bible is due to the fact that when the Hebrew Bible was translated into Greek between the 3rd and 1st centuries B.C., the Hebrew tripartite division was disregarded, and the books (including those now known as the " Apocrypha ") were grouped mostly by subjects, the historical books being placed.


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Etymology. The origin of the division of counties into hundreds is described by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as "exceedingly obscure".It may once have referred to an area of hides.

(In the early Anglo-Saxon period a hide was the amount of land farmed by and required to support a peasant family, but by the eleventh century in many areas it supported four families.)Location: England.

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An account of the constitutional English policy of congregational courts and more particularly of the great annual court of the people, called the view of frankpledge, wherein the whole body of the nation were arranged into regular divisions of tithings, hundreds, etc.: with two tracts on colonization / by: Sharp, Granville, An account of the ancient division of the English nation into hundreds and tithings by Granville Sharp avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 6 editions.

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"An Account of the Ancient Division courts. of the English Nation into Hundreds and Over the centuries evolved many Tithings, by Granville Sharp, changes in the judiciary and adminis- In England an ancient division of terri- trative procedures in local govern- tory less than the county was called a ment.

These ancient opossums have been separated generically from Didelphys (in its widest sense) on account of certain differences in the relative sizes of the lower premolars, but as nearly the whole of the species have been lower jaws, of which some hundreds have been found, it is impossible to judge how far these differences are.

The civil division of the territory of England is into counties, of those counties into hundreds, of those hundreds into tithings or towns. Which division, as it now stands, seem to owe its original to king Alfred, who, to prevent the rapines and disorders which formerly prevailed in the realm, instituted tithings; so called, from the Saxon.

Read before the American Antiquarian Society, Octo " we owe that masterpiece of judicial polity, the subdivision of England into tithings and hundreds, if not into counties." the name does not occur in the Domesday Book. 4 Toulmin Smith read the secret of the Tithing in his researches into the history of the English Parish and it.

In England and Wales a hundred was the division of a shire for military and judicial purposes under the common law, which could have varying extent of common feudal ownership, from complete suzerainty to minor royal or ecclesiastical prerogatives and rights of ownership.

Until the introduction of districts by the Local Government Acthundreds were the only widely used assessment unit Location: England and Wales. The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Source-Book of English Social History, by M. Monckton (Mary Evelyn Monckton) Jones.

"A great slaughter was made in the church or nation of the Northumbrians; and the more so because one of the commanders by whom it was made was a pagan, and the other a barbarian more cruel than a pagan; for Penda, with all the nation of the Mercians, was an idolator and a stranger to the name of Christ; but Cadwalla, although he bore the name.In that sense, Alfred there implemented the Shires, Hundreds and Tithings.

Naturally, he inherited this idea from the earlier Christian Monarchs of Southwest England (such as King Ina). Yet Alfred re-inforced it especially from his own reading and massive study of .An Account Of The Ancient Division Of The English Nation Into Hundreds And Tithings Author: Granville Sharp ISBN: NYPL Genre: Administrative and political divisions File Size: .