What is POYNINGS’ ACT?

An act of parliament, made in Ireland, (10 lieu. VII. c. 22, A. D. 1405;) so called because Sir Edward l’oyuiugs was lieuteuaut there when it was made, whereby all general statutes before theu made iu England were declared of force in Ireland, which, before that time, they were uot. 1 Broom & H. Comm. 112.

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