Court of Marshalsea
Marshalsea Mar"shal*sea, n. [Marshal + OE. se a seat. See {See} a seat.] The court or seat of a marshal; hence, the prison in Southwark, belonging to the marshal of the king's household. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Court of Marshalsea}, a court formerly held before the steward and marshal of the king's house to administer justice between the king's domestic servants. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


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  • Court of Marshalsea — /kort sv marshalsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court of marshalsea — /kort av marshslsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Court of Marshalsea — /kort sv marshalsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court of marshalsea — /kort av marshslsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • marshalsea, court of — /kort av marshslsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • marshalsea, court of — /kort av marshslsiy/ In English law, the court or seat of the marshal. A court originally held before the steward and marshal of the king s house, instituted to administer justice between the king s domestic servants. It had jurisdiction of all… …   Black's law dictionary

  • court of the marshalsea — An English court with jurisdiction of cases involving royal servants …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Verge, court of the — The legal arm of the royal household, its jurisdiction defined by the *verge. Throughout the 14c there were serious problems created by the *steward exercising his authority in ways felt to be beyond his writ. He would, for instance, impose fines …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Marshalsea Court — Marshalsea Notable prisoners Sir Francis Barrington Edmund Bonner · Henry Chettle …   Wikipedia

  • Marshalsea — Mar shal*sea, n. [Marshal + OE. se a seat. See {See} a seat.] The court or seat of a marshal; hence, the prison in Southwark, belonging to the marshal of the king s household. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Court of Marshalsea}, a court formerly held… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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