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The Justices of the Peace for the County of Devon in the year 1592

Trans. Devon Assoc., vol. 8 (1876), pp. 517-525.

by

A.H.A. Hamilton

Prepared by Michael Steer

The paper was presented at the Association's July 1876 Ashburton meeting. It preceded Hamilton's 1877 paper on Devon JP's during the Benevolences of 1614 and 1622, and his 1878 paper on Devon's JP's under Charles I and the Protectorate. JPs constituted a major element of the English (later British) governmental system. The JP system has been termed the squirearchy (i.e., dominance by the land-owning gentry). Depending on the jurisdiction, JPs' dispense summary justice or merely deal with local administrative applications in common law jurisdictions. JPs' conducted arraignments in criminal cases, and tried misdemeanours and infractions of local ordinances and bylaws. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the University of California Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

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A
Abbott, William 522
Ackland, Hugh 522
Ackland, John 522
Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke Bt 522, 524
Albemarle, George Duke of 522
Ameredith, Edward 522
B
Bacon, Lord 524
Bampfield, Richard 522
Bath, Earl of (also Bathon) 517, 520-1
Bevill, Sir William 524
Bourchier, Anne 521
Bourchier, Edward 521
Bourchier, William 521
Buckhurst, T 520
Burgleighe, W 520
C
Carew, Richard 523
Cary family 523
Cary, George (of Clovelly) 523
Cary, George (of Cockington) 523
Cecyll, Robert 520
Champernowne, Sir Arthur 525
Champernowne family 525
Champernowne, Richard 525
Charles I 523
Chichester, Sir Arthur 521
Chichester, Elizabeth 521
Courtenay, Sir William 517, 520-1
Crosse, Robert 525
Crymes, William 523
D
Dennys, Sir Robert 525
Denys, Sir Thomas 523, 525
Denys, Sir Thomas (2) 523
Devon, Earl of 521
Dillon, Robert 522
Drake, Sir Bernard 522
Drake, Sir Francis 517, 520-2
Drake, Robert 522
Drewe, Edward 524
Dymond, Mr Robert 523
E
Edgcombe, Peter MP 523
Edgcombe, Sir Richard 523
Elizabeth I 517, 521
F
Fortescue, Earl 521
Fortescue, Elizabeth 521
Fortescue, Hugh 521
Fortescue, J 520
Fraser 517
G
Gale, George 522
Giffard, Roger 523
Giffard, Sir Roger 523
Gilbert, Adrian 521
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey 521
Gilbert, Sir John 517, 520-1
Glanvyle, John 524
Godolphin, Sir Francis 524
Gorges, Sir Ferdinando 522
Gorges, Tristram 522
Grymes, Sir William 523
H
Harries, Arthur 523
Harris, Sir Christopher MP 523
Harris, Thomas 524
Hawarde, C 520
Heale, Thomas 522
Hele, Sir John 524
Hunsdon, J 520
J
James I 521, 523-5
K
Kekewiche, George 524
Kingsley, Charles 521
Kirkeham, Mary 522
Kirkeham, William 522
L
Leicester, Earl of 523
Londonderry, Earl of 525
Luttrell family 522
M
Macaulay 524
Marlborough, Duke of 522
Middlesex, Anne Countess of 521
Middlesex, Earl of 521
Monk, Duke George 522
Morley, Lord 522
Mouncke, Antony 522
N
Northcote, Sir Stafford 524
P
Parker, Amy 522
Parker, Edmund 522
Peryam, William 524
Pole, Sir William 523
Pollard, Hugh 524
Pollard, Sir Lewis 524
Poltimore, Lord 522
Prideaux, Sir Edmund Bt 524
Prideaux family 524
Prideaux, Thomas 525
Prince, John 522-5
Puckeringe, John 520
R
Raleigh, Sir Walter 521
Reynell, Sir Thomas 523
Ridgeway, Sir Thomas 525
Risdon, Tristram 523
Rolle, Sir Henry 523
Rous, Anthony 523
S
Seymour, Amy 522
Seymour, Edward 521
Seymour, Sir Edward 521-2
Somerset, Protector 521
Southcott, Thomas 525
Sparry, Richard 522
Speccott, Humphrey 522
St Leger, Sir John 525
Strode, William the elder 523
Strode, William the younger 523
T
Tichborne, Mary 522
W
Walrond, Sir J W 522
Walrond, William 522
Whiddon, Edward 522
Whyddon, Sir John 522
Wolley, J 520
Wolton, Bishop John 521
Wrey, Lady Anne 521
Wrey, Sir Bourchier Palk 521, 524
Wrey, Sir Christopher 521
Wrey, John 523
Wyott, George 522
Wyse, Thomas 522

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