Court of Exchequer


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Court of Exchequer

formerly an English civil court where Crown revenue cases were tried.

COURT OF EXCHEQUER, Eng. law. A court of record anciently established for the trial of all matters relating to the revenue of the crown. Bac. Ab. h.t.

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This volume is an edition in modern English of the reports of cases from the Court of Exchequer during the reign of King Charles II, 1660-85, that have been found to date.
nature of informations in the Court of Exchequer: even when brought to
In a sense, the Court of Exchequer's decision reflected a modest conception of the appellate role and a healthy respect for the prerogative of the jury.
The story then returns from Jamaica, where the survivors disembarked, to London and the testimony given before Court of Exchequer there.
Profusely footnoted by the editor, these reports provide a wealth of basic information on the seventeenth century Court of Exchequer that will prove invaluable for historical researchers.