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Concept of Trail-baston

Traditional meaning of trail-baston [1] in scots law: (Draw-staff.) The name given to certain justices with extraordinary powers, appointed by Edward I. during his absence in the Scotch and French wars.


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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Trail-baston”, 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 Trail-baston.

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  • Article Name: Trail-baston
  • Author: Finlay Harris
  • Description: Concept of Trail-baston Traditional meaning of trail-baston [1] in scots law: (Draw-staff.) The name given to certain [...]

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