Sentence Examples

  • In 1032 it is possible that a separate chancery was established for this kingdom.
  • In an act of 1534, with regard to ecclesiastical appeals from the courts of the archbishops to the crown, it is provided that the appeal shall be to the king in Chancery, "and that upon every such appeal a commission shall be directed under the great seal to such persons as shall be named by the king's highness, his heirs or successors, like as in cases of appeal from the Admiralty Court."
  • 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.
  • At the same time many matters of equitable jurisdiction are still left to the chancery division of the High Court in the first instance.

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