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Case Law

 

Pre-1601 Cases

 

Arundel Case (1433) 4 Rot Parl 441

Hayward & Wife v Duke of Suffolk (1552) Dyer 796

Willoughby Case (1572) Collins Claims 61

Kent (Earl) v Rotherham (1597) Collins Claims 141

 

Seventeenth Century Cases

 

Prince's Case (1601) 8 Co Rep 1

Dispenser Case [1604]

Abergavenny Case (1605) Collins Claims 61

Nevil's Case (1605) 7 Co Rep 33a

Calvin's Case (1608) 7 Co Rep 1

De Ros Case (1616) Collins Claims 261

Bristol, Earl Case (1625)

Oxford Earldom Case (1625) Collins Claims 173

Banbury (Earl) 1626 CP 1 404-5

Ferrers (Earl) Case (1631) 2 Eden 376

Grey of Ruthin Peerage Case (1640) Collins Claims 195

Dacres Peerage Case [1661] HL Journals 298

Purbeck's Case (1661) Collins Claims 293

Fitzwalter Barony Case (1668) Collins Claims 268

Willoughby D'Eresby Case (1670) Collins Claims 1

Clifton Barony Case (1673) Collins Claims 291

Frescheville Peerage Case (1677)

Clifford Peerage Case (1692) Collins Claims 312

 

Eighteenth Century Cases

 

Banbury's (Lord) Case 1706 2 Ld Raym. 1247 2 Salk 512

Botetourt Peerage Case (1764) Cruise 188

Willoughby of Parham Case (1767) Lords Jols. 530

Hamilton Dukedom Case (1781) Palmer 13

Sydney Peerage Case (1782) Cruise 205

Beaumont Case (1794) Cruise 214

 

Nineteenth Century Cases

 

Roscommon Peerage Case (1828) 6 Cl & Fin 97

Devon Peerage Case (1831) 2 Dow & Cl 200

Bloomfield Peerage Case (1831) 2 Dow L1 344

Waterford Earl of Case (1832) 6 Cl & Fin 133

Chandos Peerage Case (1834) Review by G F Beltz

Slane Peerage Claim [1835] CP Vol XII/I Appd

Vaux Peerage Case (1836) 5 Cl & Fin 576

Dufferin & Claneboye Claim (1837) 4 Cl & Fin 568

Bray Peerage Case (1839) 6 Cl & Fin 757

Camoys Peerage Case (1839) 6 Cl & Fin 789

Beaumont Peerage Case (1840) 6 Cl & Fin 868

Hastings Peerage Case (1841) 8 Cl & Fin 144

Tracy Peerage Case (1843) 10 Cl & Fin 154

Fitzwalter Peerage Case (1844) 10 Cl & Fin 846

Wharton Peerage Case (1845) 12 Cl & Fin 295

McCabe v Lord Harley [1849] Times 2 Jan

Duke of Montrose Case [1851] 1 Macq 42

Fermoy Peerage Case (1856) 5 HLC 741

Wensleydale Peerage Case (1856) 5 HLC 958

Shrewsbury Peerage Case (1858) 7 HLC 1

Berkeley Peerage Case (1861) 8 HLC 21

Wiltes Peerage Case (1869) LR 4HL 126

Montacute & Monthermer Case (1874) 2 7HL 305

Earldom of Mar Peerage Case (1875) 1 App Cas 1 HL

Buckhurst Peerage Case (1876) 2 App Cas 1

Mowbray v Segrave Peerage Case [1877]

Aylesford Peerage (1885) 11 App Cas 1

Wahull Peerage Case (1892)

 

Modern Cases

 

Cowley (Earl) v Cowley (Countess) [1901] AC 450

Lucas Peerage Case [1907]

Norfolk Earldom Peerage Case [1907] AC 10 HL

St John Peerage Case [1915] AC 282

Rhondda Viscountess Case [1922] 2 AC 339

Beauchamp (Barony) Case [1925] AC 153

Manchester, City of v Manchester Palace of Varieties [1955]

Bristol South East Parliamentary Election, re [1961] 3 All ER 354

Antrim's (Earl) Petition [1967] 1 AC 691

 

Last updated 31 Dec 2005

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