A parliament so called was held at Dublin, 10th May, 8 Hen. VIII. It is mentioned in letters patent 29 Hen. VIII. Absentem accipere debenvus enm qui non est eo loci in quo petitnr. We ought to consider him absent who is not in the place where he is demanded. Dig. 50, 16, 199. Absentia ejus qui reipnblicse causa abest, neque ei neque alii damnosa esse debet. The absence of him who is away in behalf of the republic (on business of the state) ought neither to be prejudicial to him nor to another. Dig. 50, 17, 140.