GLOUCESTER, STATUTE OF. An English statute, passed 6 Edw. I., A. D., 1278;
so called, because it was passed at Gloucester. There were other statutes
made at Gloucester, which do not bear this name. See stat. 2 Rich. II.
MARLEBRIDGE, STATUTE OF. The name of a statute passed the 52 Hen. III, A. D.
1267, so called because it was enacted at Marlebridge. Barr. on Stat. 58.
MERTON, STATUTE OF. A statute so called, because the parliament or rather
council, which enacted it, sat at Merton, in Surrey. It was made the 20 Hen.
III. A. D. 1236. See Barr. an the Stat. 41.
YORK, STATUTE OF. The name of an English statute, passed 12 Edw. II., Anno
Domini 1318, and so called because it was enacted at York. It contains many
wise provisions and explanations of former statutes. Barr. on the Stat. 174.
There were other statutes made at York in the reign of Edw. III., but they
do not bear this name.