What is PRISONAM FRANGENTIBUS, STATUTE DE?

The English statute 1 Edw. II. St. 2, (in Rev. St. 23 Edw. I.,) a still unrepealed statute, whereby it is felony for a felon to break prison, but misdemeanor only for a misdemeanant to do so. 1 Hale, P. C. 612.

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