Court of King's Bench: Plea and Crown Sides: Miscellanea

Reference:
KB 140
Title:
Court of King's Bench: Plea and Crown Sides: Miscellanea
Description:

A miscellaneous and largely internally disordered collection of records mainly of the Plea Side of the Court of King's Bench and dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, although there are also some stray indictments from files of the Crown Side.

Some of the items are survivors from series the bulk of which were, for the 18th and 19th centuries, destroyed under schedule, including prisoners' papers, docket rolls, various categories of writ, including recordari facias loquelam, satisfactions and common bails.

There are numerous records of proceedings in inferior courts, principally borough courts but also others, including Irish courts, which were brought into King's Bench on writs of error. Individual items of importance include a list of King's Bench clerks in 1653, and the seal of the Court of King's Bench in Ireland in the reign of Henry VIII.

Further record files are in KB 145.

Date:
Edward III - 1874
Related Material:
Further Crown Side records are in KB
Separated Material:
Those which are strays from series of files will eventually be restored to those series; some complete files have already been removed.
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English and Latin
Physical description:
54 bundles and files

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