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HUNDREDORS Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. The inhabitants or freeholders of a hundred, ancientlythe suitors or judges of the hundred court. Persons impaneled or fit to be impaneledupon juries, dwelling within the hundred where the cause of action arose.Cromp. Jur. 217. It was formerly necessary to have some of these upon every panel ofjurors. 3 Bl. Comm. 359, 3G0; 4 Steph. Comm. 370.The term “hundredor” was also used to signify the officer who had the jurisdiction ofa hundred, and held the hundred court, and sometimes the bailiff of a hundred. Termes de la Ley; Cowell.


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