Definition of Amerced
1. Verb. (past of amerce) ¹
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Definition of Amerced
1. amerce [v] - See also: amerce
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Literary usage of Amerced
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1. Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of England by John Henry Thomas, Sir Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Edward Coke, Matthew Hale (1836)
"judgment given against him, he shall be likewise amerced pro Jal* *127a. clamare ... IB E. s. shall not be amerced. And therefore when such are demandant or ..."
2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper ...by Charles Viner by Charles Viner (1794)
"Whether the party can be twice amerced in the Where a fine ought to be awarded, and not an amercement, and vice verfa. ..."
3. Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans, to the End by John Reeves, William Francis Finlason (1869)
"A freeman, says the statute,1 shall not be amerced for a small default but after the manner of the default ; and for a greater iu proportion thereto, ..."
4. The Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings at Law, in Ohio, and by Joseph Rockwell Swan (1850)
"FOR WHAT THE SHERIFF MAY BE amerced. II. THE AMOUNT FOR WHICH A SHERIFF MAY ... The sheriff may also be amerced upon his neglect or refusal to perform his ..."
5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1888)
"That if there be any default of reparations in any messuage or house, or if any spoil or wast be done upon the same that it ought to be amerced for the same ..."
6. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt.: In Thirteen Parts by John Henry Thomas, John Farquhar Fraser, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Edward Coke (1826)
"El. plaintiff shall not be amerced, for the plaintiff could not have 257. l Sid. 232. another writ in such case, and therefore no default in him. ..."
7. The Reports of the Most Learned Sir Edmund Saunders, Knt: Of Several by Edmund Saunders, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, John Williams (1845)
"... the first day: and therefore for the delay where the No ELL and plaintiff recovers judgment as in this case, the defendant shall others v. be amerced. ..."