This section is from the book "A Treatise On The Construction Of The Statute Of Frauds", by Causten Browne. Also available from Amazon: A treatise on the construction of the Statute of frauds.
For prevention of many fraudulent Practices which are commonly endeavoured to be upheld by Perjury and Subornation of Perjury Bee it enacted by the King's most excellent Majestie by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall and the Commons in this present Parlyament assembled and by the authoritie of the same That from and after the fower and twentyeth day of June which shall be in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred seaventy and seaven All Leases Estates Interests of Freehold or Termes of yeares or any uncertaine Interest of in to or out of any Messuages Mannours Lands Tenements or Hereditaments made or created by Livery and Seisin onely or by Parole and not putt in Writeing and signed by the parties soe makeing or creating the same or their Agents thereunto lawfully authorized by Writeing, shall have the force and effect of Leases or Estates at Will onely and shall not either in Law or Equity be deemed or taken to have any other or greater force or effect, Any consideration for makeing any such Parole Leases or Estates or any former Law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
II. Except neverthelesse all Leases not exceeding the terme of three yeares from the makeing thereof whereupon the Rent reserved to the Landlord dureing such terme shall amount unto two third parts at the least of the full improved value of the thing demised.
III. And moreover That noe Leases Estates or Interests either of Freehold or Terms of veares or any uncertaine Interest not being Copyhold or Customary Interest of in to or out of any Messuages Mannours Lands Tenements or Hereditaments shall at any time after the said fower and twentyeth day of June be assigned granted or surrendered unlesse it be by Deed or Note in Write-ing signed by the party soe assigning granting or surrendring the same or their Agents thereunto lawfully authorized by write-ing or by act and operation of Law.
IV. And bee it further enacted by the authoritie aforesaid That from and after the said fower and twentyeth day of June noe Action shall be brought whereby to charge any Executor or Administrator upon any speciali promise to answere damages out of his owne Estate  or whereby to charge the Defendant upon any speciali promise to answere for the debt default or miscarriages of another person  or to charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of Marriage  or upon any Contract or Sale of Lands Tenements or Hereditaments or any Interest in or concerning them  or upon any Agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one yeare from the makeing thereof  unlesse the Agreement upon which such Action shall be brought or some Memorandum or Note thereof shall be in Writeing and signed by the partie to be charged therewith or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
VII. And bee it further enacted by the authoritie aforesaid That from and after the said fower and twentyeth day of June Declarations or Creations of Trusts or Confidences of any Lands Tenements or Hereditaments shall be manifested and proved by some Writeing signed by the partie who is by Law enabled to declare such Trust or by his last Will in Writeing or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
VIII. Provided alwayes That where any Conveyance shall bee made of any Lands or Tenements by which a Trust or Confidence shall or may arise or result by the Implication or Construction of Law or bee transferred or extinguished by an act or operation of Law then and in every such Case such Trust or Confidence shall be of the like force and effect as the same would have beene if this Statute had not beene made. Anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
IX. And bee it further enacted That all Grants and Assignments of any Trust or Confidence shall likewise bee in Writeing signed by the party granting or assigning the same [or1] by such last Will or Devise or else shall likewise be utterly void and of none effect.
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XVII. And bee it further enacted by the authority aforesaid That from and after the said fower and twentyeth day of June noe Contract for the Sale of any Goods Wares or Merchandises for the price of ten pounds Sterling or upwards shall be allowed to be good except the Buyer shall accept part of the Goods soe sold and actually receive the same or give something in earnest to bind the bargaine or in part of payment, or that some Note or Memorandum in writeing of the said Bargaine be made and signed by the partyes to be charged by such Contract or their Agents thereunto lawfully authorized.