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Latin. The court of common pleas shall not follow the king's court, but shall be held in some fixed place. The Common Pleas cannot follow the king's court (or household) but be held in some certain (or fixed) place. Formerly, the Common Pleas court was held at the place where the king resided; but that being found inconvenient, it has been for many years disused, and for ages held at Westminster Hall.

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