Practica delegationum criminalium, vulgo Alcadas, illustrissimo, ... D. Josepho de Lancastro ... : nunc regnorum Portugaliae in Supremo S. Inquisitionis Tribulani / praesidi maximo D. & C. á Josepho Vas Freyre jurisconsulto racharensi quamplurimis, et utilissimis additionibus ... illustrata.

Freire, José Vaz, 1652-1705.
Other Title:
Practica, sive Modus procedendi in delegationibus criminalibus
Conimbricae : Ex officina Joannis Antunes, anno 1700.
[16], 131, [65] pages ; 28 cm (fol.)
a-usa.r, 2.a. nemo (3) 1700 (A)
Justice, Administration of -- Portugal -- Early works to 1800.
Procedure (Law) -- Portugal -- Early works to 1800.
Inquisition -- Portugal -- Early works to 1800.
Criminal procedure -- Portugal -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Portugal Coimbra.
Engraved coat of arms belong to Lancaster.
Previously issued in 1692?
Contains excerpts from royal decrees from 1600s relating to the Inquisition and pronouncements of previous tribunals on procedure.
Handbook detailing procedures for determining if a crime falls under the jurisdiction of the Inquisition and also procedures for forming a tribunal, incarceration, punishment and asylum.
Signatures: [par]-2[par.]⁴ A-L⁶ ²A-²D⁶ ²E⁸.
Caption title Practica, sive Modus procedendi in delegationibus criminalibus.
Includes index.
Collation unclear. Some copies record collation sequence as [82], 131, [3] with "Index rerum notabilium " bound before Practica rather than at the end.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Arthur H. Lea Library Endowment Fund.
Lea Library copy has "Index rerum notabilium quae in hac praxi Delegationum criminalium" (on [64] pages) bound following leaf 2[par.]4 of preliminary leaves.
Lea Library copy acquired in 2016 from Richard C. Ramer Rare Books.
Lea Library copy bound in full 18th century sheep cat's paw binding.
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Arouca, J. Bibliografia das impressas em Portugal no século XVII , F210
Barbosa Machado, D. Bibliotheca lusitana, II, p. 909
Antunes, João, -1731, printer.
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Arthur H. Lea Library Endowment Fund.
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