Court of Queen's Bench

Connections

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Cultural formation Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland
After this she was summoned to the King's Bench with a warrant for her committal to the Tower of London. She mounted her own legal defence, and was released.
Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland, and Lucy Cary. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. The Tragedy of Mariam, The Fair Queen of Jewry; with, The Lady Falkland: Her Life by One of Her Daughters, edited by Barry Weller and Margaret W. Ferguson, University of California Press, 1994, pp. 1 - 59; various pages.
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Cary, Lucy, and Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland. “The Lady Falkland: Her Life by One of Her Daughters”. The Tragedy of Mariam, The Fair Queen of Jewry; with, The Lady Falkland: Her Life by One of Her Daughters, edited by Barry Weller, Margaret W. Ferguson, Barry Weller, and Margaret W. Ferguson, University of California Press, 1994, pp. 183 -75.
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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Squire
Her father, Robert Squire , from a royalist Yorkshire family, was a lawyer who owned property including valuable lead and alum mines. In 1702-4 he conducted a lawsuit over ownership of some lead mines with...
Family and Intimate relationships Ann Masterman Skinn
She, it appears, had petitioned first, alleging his impotence and cruelty.
Staves, Susan. “Matrimonial Discord in Fiction and in Court: The Case of Ann Masterman”. Fetter’d or Free?: British Women Novelists 1670-1815, edited by Cecilia Macheski and Mary Anne Schofield, Ohio University Press, 1986, pp. 169 - 85.
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He, however, secured his divorce, and within a week had added to it a civil divorce, adjudged by a jury at the Court of King's Bench
Occupation Edmund Curll
Edmund Curll was fined at the Court of King's Bench for his pornographic publications, and stood, according to his sentence, in the pillory.
The Monthly Chronicle. Aaron Ward.
politics Elinor James
Rosewell was tried at the Court of King's Bench for high treason. EJ visited him in prison, then went to the king (who according to her own account received her like a familiar friend). Rosewell's...

Timeline

20 April 1769
In Millar vs. Taylor the Court of King's Bench confirmed the continuing existence of perpetual copyright: a decision overturned five years later by Donaldson vs. Becket.
1800
The Court of King's Bench upheld a father's custody rights in the case of a French emigré named De Manneville, whose English wife had left him, taking their only child.
6 March 1812
Daniel Isaac Eaton was tried in the Court of King's Bench for publishing the final part of Thomas Paine 's Age of Reason.
19 September 1830
The Weekly Dispatch printed an item about the Duke of Brunswick (Friedrich Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel) , which left a lasting mark on British libel laws.
March 1860
John Anderson , a former slave who had fled from Missouri to Canada in 1853, was recognised and arrested at Windsor, Ontario, for killing a man during his escape. He applied for habeas corpus...
19 March 1891
The ruling in R. v Jackson established that it was illegal in Britain for a husband to beat or imprison his wife.