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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.274) Appendix V. Exchequer (plea side) bar: dimensions and distribution of business, 1680 and 1720

(p.274) Appendix V. Exchequer (plea side) bar: dimensions and distribution of business, 1680 and 1720

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Oxford University Press

1680

No. of barristers

No. of appearances per barrister

Total appearances

No.

%

Cum%

No.

%

Cum%

1

1.0

99.6

69

69

11.7

100.0

1

1.0

98.6

59

59

10.0

88.3

1

1.0

97.6

47

47

8.0

78.3

1

1.0

96.6

36

36

6.1

70.3

1

1.0

95.6

32

32

5.4

64.2

1

1.0

94.6

26

26

4.4

58.8

1

1.0

93.6

25

25

4.2

54.4

2

2.1

92.6

22

44

7.5

50.2

2

2.1

90.5

18

36

6.1

42.7

2

2.1

88.4

12

24

4.1

36.6

1

1.0

86.3

11

11

1.9

32.5

3

3.1

85.3

8

24

4.1

30.6

3

3.1

82.2

6

18

3.1

26.5

2

2.1

79.1

5

10

1.7

23.4

6

6.2

77.0

4

24

4.1

21.7

10

10.4

70.8

3

30

5.1

17.6

16

16.7

60.4

2

32

5.4

12.5

42

43.7

43.7

1

42

7.1

7.1

96a

100

589

100

(a) 22.6% of minimum bar.

Leaders, 1680

69 [Giles or Francis] Duncombe (IT)

59 [Edward] Ward (IT)

47 [William] Williams (GI)

36 Sir Robert Sawyer KC (IT)

32 [William] Wogan (GI)

26 —— Powell (—)

26 [Anthony or William] Ettricke (MT)

1720

No. of barristers

No. of appearances per barrister

Total appearances

No.

%

Cum%

No.

%

Cum%

1

2.3

100.1

95

95

30.4

99.9

1

2.3

97.8

22

22

7.0

69.5

1

2.3

95.5

16

16

5.1

62.5

2

4.5

93.2

15

30

9.6

57.4

1

2.3

88.7

14

14

4.5

47.8

1

2.3

86.4

12

12

3.8

43.3

1

2.3

84.1

11

11

3.5

39.5

2

4.5

81.8

9

18

5.7

36.0

2

4.5

77.3

8

16

5.1

30.3

1

2.3

72.8

7

7

2.2

25.2

1

2.3

70.5

6

6

1.9

23.0

4

9.1

68.2

5

20

6.4

21.1

4

9.1

59.1

3

12

3.8

14.7

12

27.3

50.0

2

24

7.7

10.9

10

22.7

22.7

1

10

3.2

3.2

44b

100

313

100

(b) 13.0% of minimum bar.

Leaders, 1720

95 [Thomas] Bootle (IT)

22 [Maurice or Thomas] Lewis (MT)

16 Sir Constantine Phipps (MT)

15 [William] Bunbury (IT)

15 —— Owen (—)

Sources: As specified in Appendix II.

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