Catalogue description Court of Chancery: Petty Bag Office: Common Law Remembrance Rolls of Orders

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Reference: C 222
Title: Court of Chancery: Petty Bag Office: Common Law Remembrance Rolls of Orders
Description:

Memoranda of orders to be actioned by the clerks of the Petty Bag, taken during common law sittings of the Court of Chancery.

The rolls note the dates when sheriffs were due to appear in court with defendants; transcripts of orders to sheriffs to bring defendants into court by virtue of letters of attachment; and details of the penalties to be enforced if these orders were not fulfilled.

The date and details of the case are given at the beginning of each entry, and the county to which the dispute relates is given in the margin.

Date: 1638-1729
Related material:

Common law pleadings are in

C 43

C 44

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Latin
Physical description: 10 roll(s)
Physical condition: Some rolls are illegible due to water damage or mould.

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