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  William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mansfield found the law in this chaotic state, and left it in a form that was almost equivalent to a code.
Lord Mansfield's role in an important decision in formation of copyright law is seen as uncharacteristicly short-sighted.
Mansfield's ruling was overruled in a later decision by the House of Lords, Donaldson v.
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 WILLIAM MURRAY, 1ST EARL OF MANSFIELD - LoveToKnow Article on WILLIAM MURRAY, 1ST EARL OF MANSFIELD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The, 2nd earl was ambassador to Vienna and then to Paris;, be was secretary of state for the southern department from 1779 to 1782, and lord president of the council ~n.
MANSFIELD, a market town and municipal borough in the Mansfield parliamentary division of Nottinghamshire, England, on the small river Mann or Maun; the junction of several branches of the Midland railway, by which it is 142 m.
Mansfield was laid out in 1808, and was named in honor of Lieut.-Colonel Jared Mansfield (1759-1830), United States surveyor of Ohio and the North-west Territory in 1803-1812, and professor of natural and experimental philosophy at West Point from 1812 to 1828.
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 Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield is a peer in the Peerage of Great Britain, holding two separate creations of the title of Earl of Mansfield in that peerage, the first created in 1776 and the second in 1792.
Both creations were in favour of William Murray, 1st Baron Mansfield (who had been raised to the peerage in 1756 on his appointment as Lord Chief Justice) but had, under the letters patent creating them, different descents.
The Earl holds the subsidiary titles of Viscount of Stormont (1621) and Lord Scone and Balvaird (1605) in the Peerage of Scotland.
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 Encyclopedia: William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Perthshire is an traditional county in central Scotland, which extends from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south.
Her Majestys Solicitor General for England and Wales, often known as the Solicitor General, is one of the Law Officers of the Crown, and the deputy of the Attorney General, whose duty is to advise the Crown and Cabinet on the law.
David Murray, 2nd Earl of Mansfield, 7th Viscount Stormont (1727-1796), known before 1793 as Viscount Stormont was a British politician who served as the last Secretary of State for the Northern Department.
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 Judicial decisions. (from Mansfield, William Murray, 1st Earl of, Earl Of Mansfield, Baron Of Mansfield, Lord ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mansfield was the chief town of Sherwood Forest—the legendary base for the activities of Robin Hood, the medieval robber and popular hero—and the forest court was held in the town's Moot Hall (built 1752).
The population of Mansfield grew with the 19th-century expansion...
Thomas Sackville, the 1st earl of Dorset, and an English statesman, poet, and dramatist, is remembered largely for his share in two achievements of significance in the development of Elizabethan poetry and drama: the collection Mirror for Magistrates (1563), probably the most important work between the periods of Geoffrey Chaucer and Edmund Spenser, and the...
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 List of Earls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a list of present Earls in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.
The Earl of Selkirk (1646, presently disclaimed by the Lord Selkirk of Douglas)
The Earl Brooke and of Warwick (1746, known as the Earl of Warwick)
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 Year 1885
In a despatch dated London, the 28th November, I am directed by Her Majesty’s Government to attract the attention of that of Venezuela to the proceedings of the agents of the Manoa Company in certain districts the sovereignty of which is equally claimed by Her Majesty's Government and that of Venezuela.
Mansfield's note of the 15th October, 1883, namely, boundary between Venezuela and British Guayana, differential duties imposed upon the imports from British Colonies, and claims of British creditors of the Republic.
Your Excellency found it to be insufficient, declaring at the same time that many of the provisions in the Treaty of 1825 were not in accordance with modern requirements, and inclosing copies of the one concluded with Paraguay on the 16th October, 1884, to be taken as a standard.
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 History of Penn Law - Medallions and Inscriptions
Lord Mansfield was born William Murray in 1705 at Scone in Perthshire, Scotland.
Mansfield has always been recognized as the founder of commercial law.
James Oldham, The Mansfield manuscripts and the growth of English law in the eighteenth century (1992).
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 The Newgate Calendar - WILLIAM CUBITT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
WILLIAM CUBITT was in the service of the Earl of Mansfield, and was convicted of stealing a gold snuff-box, set with brilliants, the property of that nobleman.
Lady Mansfield appeared upon his trial, and stated that the prisoner lived in their service, and was chiefly employed by her as groom of the chambers.
Lord Mansfield examined the broken pieces of gold found on the prisoner, and declared he was convinced, from the workmanship, that they were part of the box he had lost.
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 SCONE - LoveToKnow Article on SCONE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Both the abbey and the house were burned down by the Reformers in 1559, and next year the estates were granted to the Ruthvens.
On the attainder of the family after the Gowrie conspiracy in 1600, the land passed to Sir David Murray of the Tullibardine line, who became 1st viscount Stormont (1621) and was the ancestor of the earl of Mansfield, to whom the existing house belongs.
The 5th viscountfather of the 1st earl of Mansfield, the lord chief justice of England (b.
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 On the Right to Tax America by William Murray, Earl of Mansfield. Great Britain: I. (710-1777). Vol. III. Bryan, ...
On the Right to Tax America by William Murray, Earl of Mansfield.
The book to which Lord Mansfield refers may have been “The Rights of the Colonies Asserted and Proved,” published in London in 1765; or another work by Otis, “Vindication of the House of Representatives of Massachusetts,” published in 1762.
Mansfield does not mean by this that he had ever lived in America.
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It is worthy of note that the first representative that Mansfield, as a separate precinct, sent to the General Court was the son of Nicholas White.
When Mansfield, in 1770, became incorporated as a district, it was provided that Norton should allow Mansfield a part of the money already assessed for the support of the schools.
They were: The Mansfield North Manufacturing Company, 1814, on the site of the old furnace, known as the old North Factory; the Skinner Factory, 1815, in West Mansfield, where Brigg’s grist mill later stood; and the Williams factory, 1820, in Happy Hollow, West Mansfield.
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Dunmore, John Murray, 4th earl of Dunmore, John Murray, 4th earl of, 1732-1809, British colonial governor of Virginia, a Scottish peer.
An illegitimate son of James V by a daughter of the earl of Mar, he was, therefore, half brother of Mary Queen of Scots.
Murray, John, 2d earl and 1st marquess of Atholl Murray, John, 2d earl and 1st marquess of Atholl, 1635?-1703, Scottish nobleman.
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Sometime between 1816 and 1820 a petition was handed to the Earl of Mansfield for a ‘proper’ school to be erected, and the result of the petition, and due to the generosity of the then Earl of Mansfield, the school was built.
The Earl was requested, most humbly by the petitioners, to provide a teaching room near to Stormontfield, which could be achieved at very small expense with the petitioners assisting.
An allowance was also made by the Earl, for the provision of books for Premiums at the Examinations of Stormontfield School, the allowance being 13/-9d in 1824, and on 1st January, 1825 - 14/-.
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 NPG 172; William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-1793), Judge.
Mansfield was a judge renowned for the quickness and depth of his understanding of complex legal matters and for the strict impartiality of his judical conduct.
Mansfield's judgement was that slavery was so odious that nothing but positive law could support it.
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As a result of the increased growth, Mansfield public schools have shown a 6.61% annual increase in enrollment compared to the state average of 2.49%.
In 2000, 57% of Mansfield 10th graders scored as advanced or proficient in Language Arts, compared to the state average of 45%, while 56% of Mansfield 10th graders scored as advanced or proficient in Mathematics, compared to the state average of 51%.
Mansfield has a high 7.5% affordable housing stock when compared with the 4% average of other fast growth communities.
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 AllRefer.com - Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl of (Law, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl of, Law, Biographies
Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl of 1705–93, English jurist.
Mansfield was unpopular for his opinions on seditious libel and for his judgments in the case of John Wilkes, and his house was burned (1780) in the Gordon riots.
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 RICHARD MANSFIELD - LoveToKnow Article on RICHARD MANSFIELD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(i85719o7), American actor, was born on the 24th of May 1857, in Berlin, his mother being Madame ~rminia] Rudersdorff (1822-1882), the singer, and his father, Maurice Mansfield (d.
He was 0ne of the earliest to produce G. Bernard Shaws plays in America, appearing in 1894 as Bluntschli in Arms and the Man, and as Dick Dudgeon in The Devils Disciple in 1897.
As a manager and producer of plays Mansfield was remnrkable for his lavish staging.
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 Kenwood Estate
A house of 1616 and lands passed to the third Earl of Bute around 1747, but he sold them in 1754 to William Murray, later the first Earl of Mansfield.
Mansfield landscaped part of the farmland, created earlier by felling woods and expanded the estate from about 90 to 232 acres.
World War I halted his plans but a preservation council formed in 1921 bought 132 acres, designated Kenwood Fields and South Kenwood and it was opened to the public informally in 1925 and formally in 1928.
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William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield facts and information
In Millar_v._Taylor, Mansfield held in favor of an English publisher, who argued that a common_law right to copyright continued after the limited term granted under the Statute_of_Anne expired.
Mansfield's ruling was overruled in a later decision by the House_of_Lords, Donaldson_v._Beckett.
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 Review of THE TRUTH ABOUT CASSANDRA by Laurie Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mansfield is enamored of the lovely woman who saved him, and while they tussle at the inn she gives him her pseudonym and rushes off.
Mansfield, a government spy, is determined to uncover both the traitor who left him for dead and the truth about his mysterious savior.
Though the ending is predictable, the road to this end is filled with humor, passion, interesting plot twists and wonderful characters.
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 Illustrated Guide to Places to Visit - Scone Palace, Perthshire
In 1498, the first Lord Mansfield, (a descendant of Freskin de Moravia, a Flemish noble who came to Scotland and founded the Murray family), branched off from the Earls of Atholl (later the Dukes of Atholl).
A later member of the family, a brilliant lawyer, was Lord Chief Justice of England and Chancellor of the Exchequer (all at the same time!) and was created Earl of Mansfield.
The present Lord Mansfield is also the 13th Viscount Stormont and Lord Scone, 11th Lord Balvaird and Hereditary Keeper of Robert the Bruce's castle of Lochmaben in Dumfries.
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Dr John Arbuthnot (1667-1735) was the political satirist who created the character of John Bull and was immortalised by his friendship with Pope, Swift and Gay.
There are portraits described as being of Dr John Arbuthnot which seems more probably to be of William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705-93).
It is too young a man, too late to represent Arbuthnot, and is a version of the earlier portrait by Vanloo, with the same face but in a wig, engraved by Basire as painted in 1732.
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 The Mansfield, England Sister Cities Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The First Earl was too busy to visit Scone and when his town house in Bloomsbury, London was burnt in the Gordon Riots he made his marvellous out-of-town house, Kenwood in Hampstead, his home.
The Second Earl found Scone too damp (the walls literally ran with water) for comfort, but it was the Third Earl, aged 19, having inherited Scone Palace, who gave us the Scone we now enjoy.
At the far end is hung the First Earl of Mansfield (by Reynolds, 1776) and his Countess.
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 Find in a Library: The Mansfield manuscripts and the growth of English law in the eighteenth century
The Mansfield manuscripts and the growth of English law in the eighteenth century
Subjects: Mansfield, William Murray, -- Earl of, -- 1705-1793 -- Manuscripts.
Mansfield, William Murray, -- Earl of -- Manuscripts.
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 Obituary for Earl Kenton Lord
He was born October 9, 1919 in Wrightsville, GA, to Jerome B. and Serepta (Ivey) Lord and came to Mansfield from Atlanta in 1947 with the Ohio Valley Boys Band directed by Tex Forman.
Earl was employed as a steel guitar player on radio station WSB, Atlanta and sang in quartets with his family and later in church quartets in Ohio.
Earl was a 50 year member of Venus Lodge #52 F. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Margaret A. (Johnson) Lord; a son and daughter-in-law The Rev. E.
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 ipedia.com: William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, was a British judge and politician who reached high office in the House of Lords.
He was born at Scone in Perthshire, Scotland, a younger son of David Murray, 4t...
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Miss Drayton's Downfall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Entering into a marriage of convenience with the arrogant, cynical, and randy Earl of Mansfield, Miss Cassandra Drayton, the daughter of a vicar, does not expect to be wowed by the handsome earl's attentions.
Thus the book starts with the brother, the Earl of Mansfield (known to his friends as Raven) arriving to break the sad news to Cassandra and - reluctantly - to offer to marry her if she is pregnant.
It introduces not only Raven, the Earl of Mansfield, whose story this is, but also the Marquess of Gresham, who appears in a later and even better book.
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 Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 William Murray Biography / Biography of William Murray Biography Biography
William Murray, Lord Mansfield (1705-- 1793) established a body of rules regarding commercial transactions that became the foundation of British commercial law.
An English Chief Justice of the King's Bench for over three decades, Scottish jurist William Murray, Lord Mansfield is noted for devising the foundational rules and regulations that established equity in the British system of business law, including rules regarding bills of exchanges, promissory notes, and bank checks.
Among Murray's most lasting contributions are the creation of the marine insurance system and the concept of restitution, in which an injured party is made whole through the restoration of damaged or stolen property or its equivalent.
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