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  • In 1032 it is possible that a separate chancery was established for this kingdom.
  • The court of chancery is also an offshoot of the curia regis.
  • The latter, in fact, was a minor court of equity attached to the lord privy seal as the court of chancery was to the chancellor.
  • Spence, in his book on the Equitable Jurisdiction of .the Court of Chancery, quotes a case in the reign of Charles II., in which chief justice Vaughan said: "I wonder to hear of citing of precedents in matter of equity, for if there be equity in a case, that equity is an universal truth, and there can be no precedent in it; so that in any precedent that can be produced, if it be the same with this case, the reason and equity is the same in itself; and if the precedent be not the same case with this it is not to be cited."
  • It is impossible to make any general law which will work with every particular act and not fail in some circumstances."

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