TitleCorfe Castle
DescriptionThere were various courts held in Corfe Castle. Hundred courts were held for the In and Out Hundreds of Corfe Castle; the out hundred was divided into East (which covered the tithings of Rowbarrow Hundred) and West (which covered the tithings of Hasilor Hundred).
The monthly court of record was officially held by the constable of the borough. The jurisdiction extended over the Isle of Purbeck. The borough court was a court leet with a lawday officially held before the Lord of the Manor.
There are also records which contain proceedings relating to the Piepowder courts in whic hte mayor had jurisdiction.
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