guide of the greatest authority in admiralty matters, usually expected to happen put together during reign of Edward III. with improvements of a later date. It has the guidelines of Oleron, a view of crimes and offenses cognizable in the admiralty, and many various other things. See DeLovio v. Boit, 2 Gall. 404, Fed. Cas. No. 3,776.
It is supposed in the Black Book of the Admiralty to have been founded in the reign of Edward I.; but it would appear, from the learned discussion of R.