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" He may and is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons and other misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land... "
British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an ... - Page 12
by William Nicholson - 1821
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A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall: Compiled ..., Volume 4

Joseph Polsue - Cornwall (England : County) - 1872
...civil causes. As keeper of the peace he ia bound to pursue and take all murderers, felons, traitors, and other misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody ; he may apprehend and commit to prison all persons who break the peace, or attempt to break it ; and is...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 1

United States. Supreme Court, Samuel Freeman Miller - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874
...may award process of the peace, and bind any one in recognizance to keep it. He is bound, ex qfficio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers, and commit them to jail for safe custody. For these purposes he may command the posse comitatus or power of the country...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1876
...; and may bind any one in a recognizance to keep the king's peace. He may, and is bound ex qfficio to pursue, and take all traitors, murderers, felons,...misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. lie is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land : and...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England ..., Volume 2

Henry John Stephen, James Stephen - Law - 1880
...recognizance to keep the peace. He may, and is bound, ex officio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, and other misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the hind ; and for this purpose, as well...
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A Treatise on Torts: And the Legal Remedies for Their Redress

Sydney Hastings - Torts - 1885 - 455 pages
...peace, or attempt to break it. He may ex officio pursue and take all traitors, murderers, and felons, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the Queen's enemies when they come into the land ; and for this purpose, as well...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 111

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...break it; and might bind any one in recognizance to keep the king's peace. He was bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers and commit them to jail for safe custody. He was also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they...
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Federal Decisions: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 24

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...attempt to break it; he may award process of the peace, and bind any one in recognizance to keep it. He is bound, ex ojficio, to pursue and take all traitors,...murderers, felons and other misdoers, and commit them to jail for safe custody. For these purposes he may command the posse comitatus or power of the county;...
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The Justice of the Peace for Ireland

Henry Humphreys - Criminal law - 1890 - 875 pages
...county, and superior in rank to any nobleman therein, during his office. He may, and is bound ex o▀cio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons,...misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is abo to defend his country against any of the Queen's enemies when they come into the land, and for...
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Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1893 - 533 pages
...it ; and may bind any one in recognizance to keep the king's peace. He may and is bound ex offirio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons...to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land : and for this purpose, as well...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 44

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1895
...county," and superior in rank to any nobleman therein during his office. " He may and is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons,...to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land; and for this purpose, as well...
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