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Definition of YORK, STATUTE OF.


YORK, STATUTE OF.

The name of an English statute, passed
12 Edw. II., Anno Domini 1318, and so called because it was enacted
at York. It contains many wise provisions and explanations of
former statutes. Barr. on the Stat. 174. There were other statutes
made at York in the reign of Edw. III., but they do not bear this
name.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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