1723: 9 George 1 c.22: The Black Act

9 Geo 1 c.22: The Black Act 1723 An act for the more effectual punishing wicked and evil-disposed persons going armed in disguise, and doing injuries and violences to the persons and properties of his Majesty‚Äôs subjects, and for the more speedy bringing the offenders to justice. I. WHEREAS several ill-designing and disorderly persons have … Continue reading 1723: 9 George 1 c.22: The Black Act