October 1648
Ordinance for appointing Judges.

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History of Parliament Trust

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C.H. Firth, R.S. Rait (eds)

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1911

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1226-1227

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'October 1648: Ordinance for appointing Judges.', Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660 (1911), pp. 1226-1227. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=56295 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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October, 1648

[30 October, 1648.]

Be it Ordered and Ordained, and it is hereby ordered and ordained, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, and by Authority of the same, That Henry Rolle, now One of the Justices of the Court of King's Bench, be Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench; that Oliver St. John Esquire, appointed by Order of both Houses to be called to be a Serjeant at Law, be Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas; that John Wilde, Serjeant at Law, be Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer; that Phillip Jermyn, Serjeant at Law, be One of the Justices of the Court of King's Bench; that Samuell Browne Esquire, appointed by Order of both Houses to be called to be a Serjeant at Law, be One of the Justices of the Court of King's Bench; that Sir Thomas Beddingfeild Knight, appointed by Order of both Houses to be called to be a Serjeant at Law, be One of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas; that Thomas Gates Esquire, appointed by Order of both Houses of Parliament to be called to be a Serjeant at Law, be One of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer: And that the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery do prepare Commissions respectively, for the constituting and appointing the said Justice Rolle to be Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, the said Oliver St. John to be Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, the said Serjeant Wylde to be Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer the said Serjeant Jermin to be One of the Justices of the Court of King's Bench, the said Samuell Browne to be One of the Justices of the Court of King's Bench, the said Sir Thomas Beddingfeild to be One of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas, the said Thomas Gates to be One of the Barons of the Exchequer, quamdiu se bene gesserint; and that the Commissioners of the Great Seal be, and are hereby, authorized and required to pass the said Commissions, so prepared, in usual Form, under the Great Seal of England, and to give them respectively the Oath of a Judge accordingly.