First English law report reference to Barcelona (1681) revolves around inefficacy of Spanish justice

Newland v Horsman, 1681: “thereupon Dalmasie appealed to a superior Court; then Dalmasie removed the Appeal on Pretence of Preventing several Appeals; the Master finding his Freight lodged so that he could not have it till the Cause was heard in the highest Court, which was not like to be in some Years Time, comes away without any Freight or Relading there for his Principals Account” (Query here. Via Transblawg)

Similar posts

  • Merchant of Texas
    Here once again is polemics prof Geoff Nunberg making a dick of himself–check his update–while trying to do the same to
  • Three bags full
    Italian adopt-a-sheep scheme
  • Broken-hearted Jesus
    There’s probably an applicable (quasi-)Biblical reference of which I am unaware, but this stomped-on, clickable Jesus in a rural Maresme cemetery,
  • Pillow dictionary
    Literally: When at Seville in 1809, Lord Byron lodged in the house of two unmarried ladies; and in his diary he describes
  • English proficiency of the Spanish relative to other nations
    La Información’s reporter says that this publication by Education First, a teaching multinational with an interest in making target clients nervous,


Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *