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Gentlemen and BarristersThe Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730$

David Lemmings

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198221555

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.001.0001

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(p.267) Appendix III. King's Bench (crown side) bar: dimensions and distribution of business, 1680 and 1720

(p.267) Appendix III. King's Bench (crown side) bar: dimensions and distribution of business, 1680 and 1720

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Gentlemen and Barristers
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Oxford University Press

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1680

No. of barristers

No. of appearances per barrister

Total appearances

No.

%

Cum%

No.

%

Cum%

1

0.6

99.7

44

44

5.6

100.0

1

0.6

99.1

42

42

5.4

94.4

1

0.6

98.5

39

39

5.0

89.0

1

0.6

97.9

32

32

4.1

84.0

1

0.6

97.3

30

30

3.8

79.9

1

0.6

96.7

29

29

3.7

76.1

1

0.6

96.1

27

27

3.5

72.4

1

0.6

95.5

24

24

3.1

68.9

1

0.6

94.9

17

17

2.2

65.8

1

0.6

94.3

16

16

2.0

63.6

2

1.2

93.7

13

26

3.3

61.6

3

1.8

92.5

12

36

4.6

58.3

2

1.2

90.7

11

22

2.8

53.7

3

1.8

89.5

10

30

3.8

50.9

3

1.8

87.7

9

27

3.5

47.1

3

1.8

85.9

8

24

3.1

43.6

5

3.0

84.1

7

35

4.5

40.5

4

2.4

81.1

6

24

3.1

36.0

11

6.7

78.7

5

55

7.0

32.9

7

4.3

72.0

4

28

3.6

25.9

20

12.2

67.7

3

60

7.7

22.3

23

14.0

55.5

2

46

5.9

14.6

68

41.5

41.5

1

68

8.7

8.7

164a

100

781

100

(a) 38.7% of minimum bar.

Leaders, 1680

44 [? Sir William] Jones (GI)

42 [Henry] Pollexfen (IT)

39 [William] Scroggs [jun.] (GI)

32 [Sir Creswell Levinz] AG (GI)

30 [Edmund] Saunders (MT)

29 [John] Holt (GI)

27 Sir George Jeffreys (king's serjeant)

24 [William] Williams (GI)

1720

No. of barristers

No. of appearances per barrister

Total appearances

No.

%

Cum%

No.

%

Cum%

1

0.8

99.5

38

38

6.9

100.0

1

0.8

98.7

31

31

5.7

93.1

1

0.8

97.9

21

21

3.8

87.4

1

0.8

97.1

20

20

3.7

83.6

1

0.8

96.3

18

18

3.3

79.9

1

0.8

95.5

15

15

2.7

76.6

1

0.8

94.7

14

14

2.6

73.9

2

1.7

93.9

13

26

4.7

71.3

1

0.8

92.2

11

11

2.0

66.6

2

1.7

91.4

10

20

3.7

64.6

5

4.3

89.7

9

45

8.2

60.9

1

0.8

85.4

8

8

1.5

52.7

6

5.1

84.6

7

42

7.7

51.2

9

7.7

79.5

6

54

9.9

43.5

7

6.0

71.8

5

35

6.4

33–6

7

6.0

65.8

4

28

5.1

27.2

11

9.4

59.8

3

33

6.0

22.1

29

24.8

50.4

2

58

10.6

16.1

30

25.6

25.6

1

30

5.5

5.5

117b

100

547

100

(b) 34.6% of minimum bar.

Leaders, 1720

38 [Thomas] Reeve KC (MT)

31 [Nicholas] Fazackerley (IT)

23 [Clement] Wearg (IT)

20 [Sir Thomas] Pengelly (king's serjeant)

18 [John] Darnell (serjeant)

15 [John] Baines (IT)

14 [Edward] Corbett (LI)

13 [Abel] Ketelby (MT)

Sources::As specified in Appendix II.

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