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. 12 Viner, Abridgment
95, tit. Evidence, plea A. b. 23, no. 3. Quotation marks supplied. For King v. Pain,
below. The “note” in the text appears in the margin in Viner; it is a quotation,
with very minor discrepancies, from Buncombe, Tryals per Pais
209 (London, 3d edn., 1700). The same passage appears at p. 363 in Volume 2 of the
1766 edition of the latter work, cited below by