Even long after he had stepped down as justiciar
, de Geneville was involved in shipping victuals to the king's castles west of the Shannon.
However, an attempt was made in 1194, when Walter was Archbishop of Canterbury and chief justiciar
to Richard I, to enquire more exactly into the profitability of the royal domain by commissioning itinerant justices to make enquiries [Warren, 1987, p.
(5) Hubert de Burgh (Earl of Kent and Justiciar
of Henry III) Stephen of Penchester (or Penshurst) and Sir John Devereux (who also had a Penshurst connection) are all known to have held the office of Constable.
Deathbed confessions show that lords not only recognized in principle the rights of tenants and the limits of lordship, but also saw God in the role of justiciar
in the redress of these wrongs.
(20) And one of the earliest surviving legal treatises, dating from around 1188 and attributed to Henry II's justiciar
(the king's viceroy in England), Ranulf Glanvill, noted that "although the laws of England are not written, it does not seem absurd to call them laws--those, that is, which are known to have been promulgated about problems settled in council on the advice of the magnates and with the supporting authority of the prince" (Hall 1965: 2).
to buy and sell free from all maletotes by the ancient and rightful customs, except, in time of war, such as come from an enemy country [who] shall be detained without damage to their persons or goods, until we or our chief justiciar
know how the merchants of our land are treated in the enemy country; and if ours are safe there, the others shall be safe in our land.
The first portion of des Roches's career, during which he served as justiciar
, baron of the Exchequer, and regent, was his most active.
Born in 1261, the son of Hugh le Despenser, the justiciar
In an agreement with the representatives of King John in July 1201 Llywelyn swore to observe fealty to the king, received all his lands from the king's justiciar
(deputy) and promised to do homage to John when he returned from the Continent.
Hugh Bigod was elected as justiciar
, which made him the principal officer of state and put the Tower of London in his hands.