Required the Establishment of a Prima Facie Case by Complainants [Great Britain]. An Act to Prevent Malicious Informations in the Court of Kings-Bench, And for the More Easie Reversal of Outlaries in the Same Court. At head: Anno Quarto and Quinto Gulielmi & Mariae. London: Printed by Charles Bill, And the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1692. [ii], 431-436 ff. Folio (12" x 8"). Stab-stitched pamphlet. Light toning and edgewear, leaves separated but secured by thread, light soiling to title page, which has brief contemporary annotations and ownership signature (of "Ro: Bransby"). $250. * This act aimed to put a stop to spurious prosecutions by "diverse malicious and contentious persons" in the Court of King's Bench. It required complainants to establish a prima facie case and made wrongful convictions easier to reverse.
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