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Court of Kings Bench

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Alternative name(s):
  • Court of Queens Bench (Also known as)
  • Coram Rege (Also known as)
  • Court of Coram Rege (Also known as)
  • Kings Bench (Also known as)
Date: c1200-1875
History: Initially replace the functions of the Court of Coram Rege, and was excluded from hearing common pleas. Gradually acquired increased business until its functions became less specific. Absorbed in the new High Court of Justice in 1875.
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
References: PROGuide; Act 1873 c66; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C277813