Dominus R v Goudge

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date01 January 1795
Date01 January 1795
CourtCourt of the King's Bench

English Reports Citation: 93 E.R. 1135


Dominus Rex

dominus rex v. goudge. Quo warranto lies for the office of constable. The Court granted an information in the nature of a quo warranto against him, to shew by what authority he exercised the office of a constable for Whitechapple parish, under a pretence of an election at the vestry, and a swearing in at the sessions. For per Curiam, prima facie the right of appointing is in the leet, and the sessions have no power by 13 & 14 Car. 2, c. 12, except there is a default at the leet(l). And this office of constable is of such a nature, that informations have been granted 1136 MICHAELMAS TERM, 18 GEO. 2 2 STBAKGB, 1214. to try the right. Particularly Hil. 14 Geo. 2, Dominus Hex v. Francha/rd, where the Court made no...

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  • The King against Ramsden and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of the King's Bench
    • 1 January 1835
    ..." hereby" invested with the authority of constables. Now, as an information will lie in respect of the office of constable, Rex v. Goudge (2 Str. 1213), & fortiori it will lie in respect of that of the functionary appointing him. [Patteson J. Can you give any authority for that? Quo warrant......
  • Henry Farran Darley, Plaintiff in Error; v The Queen At The Relation of Robert Kinahan
    • Ireland
    • House of Lords (Ireland)
    • 1 July 1846
    ...v. WilliamsENR 1 Burr. 402. Rex v. StaceyENR 3 T. R. 2. Rex v. TrevenonENR 2 B. & Al. 339, 479. Anonymous 1 Barn. 279. Rex v. GoudgeENR 2 Str. 1213. Rex v. BinghamENR 2 East. 308. Rex v. HighmoreENR 1 Dow. & Ry. 438; S. C. 5 B. & Al. 771. Rex v. FranchardENR 2 Str. 1169. Rex v. HaltonENR 1 ......
  • Henry Farran Darley, - Plaintiff in Error; The Queen, at the Relation of Robert Kinahan, - Defendant in Error
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 19 May 1846
    ...BARLEY V. REG. [1845-46] XII CLABK & FINNELLY, 540 more (1 Dowl. and Ryl. 438; 5 Barn, and Aid. 771); a constable, The King v. (Joudge (2 Str. 1213), The King v. Franchard (Id. 1149); the steward of a court leet, The King v. Hulston (1 Str. 621) ; and registrar and clerk of a court of reque......

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