What is BAILIFFS OF HUNDREDS?

In LJnglish law. Officers appointed over hundreds, by the sheriffs, to collect fines therein, and summon juries; to attend the judges and justices at the assises and quarter sessions; and also to execute writs and process in the several hundreds. 1 Bl. Comm. 345 ; 3 Steph. Comm. 29; Bract, fol. 116.

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