The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2Allen, Thomas
St. Martin's-le-Grand Court.
This court, though within the city, is yet without its jurisdiction, as being in, and belonging to the liberty of that name, which is subject to the dean and chapter of ; it is a court of record, held weekly on Wednesdays, for the trial of all personal
|actions whatsoever; the principal whereof is a against the body, or an attachment against the goods, so that a man's goods may be seized upon in his own house, upon the process, if his person is not secured before; which is according to the practice of all ancient liberties or franchises.|
 This court has not been held for many years, and in consequence of this lapse may be considered as having become inoperative.