his person, as the crime of lese-majesty, or before justices specially assigned thereto  if the matter concerns private persons. Power over the lives and members of men  is in the king's hand,1 to protect or to punish when they do wrong, unless some  private person enjoys the special liberty of having toll and team etc., as below.2  Cognisance of the crime of lese-majesty belongs to the lord king and his crown, as  an attempt on his life or the betrayal of his person, his realm or his army.3 Also  the crime of forgery, which is of many kinds4 and may be committed in many  ways, as where one counterfeits the royal seal, or coins false money, or makes bad  money out of good,5 or wittingly connives with a forger. 6Also the fraudulent  concealment of treasure trove [and] the plea of the king's peace broken.7 These are  the major and more serious crimes because they principally affect the person of the  king. There are crimes that are somewhat less serious, since they only partly  concern the king, because of the breach of his peace, and partly the private  individuals against whom the wrong is committed,8 as the crime of theft, robbery  against the peace and wounding. Also the crime of homicide, whether accidental  or intentional, though the two do not involve the same punishment since in one  there is severity and in the other mercy.9 Also the crime of arson feloniously caused,  the rape of a maiden or a nun or a chaste matron.10 Also robbery and imprisonment  contrary to the peace and the imprisonment of a free man. All these involve  corporal punishment, heavy or light depending upon whether the crimes are major  or minor.11 Some involve the ultimate penalty, with greater pain and torture lest  they die at once; sometimes that same penalty without torture.12 Some entail  mutilation of members, some exile, permanent or temporary,13 [or] permanent or  temporary imprisonment. Punishments were devised for the correction of men,14  so that those whom the fear of God cannot turn from evil may at least be restrained  by a temporal penalty.15 For God himself punishes men for their iniquity.
Of the kinds of punishments set upon men because of their iniquities.
 16The kinds of punishments visited upon malefactors are these. Some take away  life or member; some entail the abjuration of a city, borough or county, others  abjuration [of the realm], permanent or temporary, or bodily restraint, that is,  imprisonment, for a time or for life. Others entail cudgelling,