Statute fair

See Statute, n., 3, above.
- Halliwell.

See also: Statute

References in classic literature ?
I haven't been at one these twenty years, but I have been at the statute fairs in some west-country towns, where servants are hired, and greater abominations cannot be found.
FIt was back in 1616 that James I first granted Kings Norton the right to hold a statute fair on the first Monday in October.