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Concept of Eyre

Traditional meaning of eyre [1] in the English common law history: A way, or journey; the journey of a justice about his circuit; see ASSIZE. The Justices in eyre were established in 1176 with a delegated power from the aula regia, and made their circuit around the kingdom once in seven years for the purpose of trying various causes; they were superseded by the justices of ASSIZE and NISI PRIUS (see this last concept in this legal reference),


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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Eyre”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Eyre.

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  • Article Name: Eyre
  • Author: Theo Walker
  • Description: Concept of Eyre Traditional meaning of eyre [1] in the English common law history: A way, or journey; the journey of a [...]

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