Definition of Amerciament. Meaning of Amerciament. Synonyms of Amerciament

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Definition of Amerciament

Amerciament
Amerciament A*mer"cia*ment, n. [LL. amerciamentum.] Same as Amercement. --Mozley & W.

Meaning of Amerciament from wikipedia

- An amercement is a financial penalty in English law, common during the Middle Ages, imposed either by the court or by peers. The noun "amercement" lately...
- of Gloucester: "Josce, Jew of Gloucester, owes 100 shillings for an amerciament for the moneys which he lent to those who against the king's prohibition...
- following record occurs: "Josce Jew of Gloucester owes 100 shillings for an amerciament for the moneys which he lent to those who against the king's prohibition...
- as a Juror of the said Court. Hereof you are not to fail on pain of amerciament. High Bailiff ". On the appointed day, the Court is ****embled, the Jurors...
- counties of Chester and Flint, and Comptroller of the Pleas, Fine and Amerciaments in county Caernarvon. He obtained his Master of Arts in July. In 1753...
- no Disturbance of the Free Elections. In force Electoral Act 1963 6 Amerciaments shall be reasonable, and according to the Offence. Criminal Law Act 1967...
- directly repugnant to the Great Charter itself; for, by that charter, “no amerciament shall be ****essed, but by the oath of honest and lawful men of the vicinage;”...
- XVI. Imbezilling and purloining the King's goods. XVII. Issues, fines, amerciaments received by sheriffs XVIII. Jesuits, seminaries and Romish priests excepted...
- authority that all suits, accusations, condemnations, executions, fines, amerciaments, punishments, corrections, grievances, charges and impositions put or...
- to do their suit and service to the lord of the manor, upon pain of amerciament. The town clerk granted the summons for the recovery of debts under 40s...
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