Dominus R v Goudge

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

English Reports Citation: 93 E.R. 1135

COURTS OF CHANCERY, KING'S BENCH, COMMON PLEAS AND EXCHEQUER

Dominus Rex
and
Goudge

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
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    • House of Lords
    • 19 May 1846
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    • House of Lords (Ireland)
    • 1 July 1846
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