Bailiffs


Bailiffs
   Dr Accused of instigating litigation, 53.

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  • bailiffs — bail·iff || beɪlɪf n. law enforcement clerk; officer who ranks below sheriff …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bailiffs of franchises — Officers acting as sheriffs within privileged jurisdictions where the king s writ could at that time not be executed by the sheriff …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bailiffs of hundreds — Officers appointed by sheriffs in their respective hundreds to collect fines therein, to summon juries, to attend the judges at assizes and quarter sessions and to execute writs and process. See 1 Bl Comm 345 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bailiffs of manors — Stewards who were appointed by lords of manors …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • List of Bailiffs of Jersey — This is a list of bailiffs of Jersey. In 1290, separate bailiffs for Guernsey and Jersey were appointed.The list of bailiffs is only reliably traceable from Philippe L’Evesque’s appointment in 1277, although earlier bailiffs are mentioned and the …   Wikipedia

  • special bailiffs — Mean persons employed by sheriffs to aid bailiffs of hundreds and to serve writs and executions and make arrests. See 1 Bl Comm 345 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • List of Bailiffs of Guernsey — The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a British crown dependency off the coast of France.Holders of the post of Bailiff of Guernsey.13th century*Hugh de Trubleville, (1270 1277) *Guillaume de St Remi, (1278 1281) *Renault de Ashwell, (1282 1287)… …   Wikipedia

  • GEHENNA BAILIFFS —    ministers of hell s justice, whose function is to see to and enforce the rights of hell …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • bound bailiffs — In English law, sheriffs officers are so called, from their being usually bound to the sheriff in an obligation with sureties, for the due execution of their office …   Black's law dictionary

  • bound bailiffs — In English law, sheriffs officers are so called, from their being usually bound to the sheriff in an obligation with sureties, for the due execution of their office …   Black's law dictionary