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Chronicle of the law officers of Ireland


CHRONICLE

OF

THE LAW OFFICERS


OF

IRELAND,


CONTAINING LISTS OF

LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL,

MASTERS OF THE ROLLS, CHIEF JUSTICES AND JUDGES OF THE COURTS OF
KING'S BENCH, COMMON PLEAS, AND EXCHEQUER, ATTORNEYS, AND SOLICITORS
GENERAL, WITH THE SERGEANTS-AT-LAW,

FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD;

FESS AND ALLOWANCES FROM THE CROWN, TENURES OF OFFICES,

REFERENCES TO THE RECORDS, AND PATENTS OF PRECEDENCE.

ALSO,

A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

Of the Law Officers

WITH THE PROMOTIONS, DEATHS, OR RESIGNATIONS,
FROM THE REIGN OF
QUEEN ELIZABETH TO THE PRESENT TIME

JUDGES' SALARIES IN 1698, AND FIXED BY THE 2 & 3 WILLIAM IV,
WITH AN

OUTLINE OF THE LEGAL HISTORY OF IRELAND

AND COPIOUS INDEXES.


BY CONSTANTINE J. SMYTH, B.A.,
OF LINCOLN'S INN


LONDON:

HENRY BUTTERWORTH,
LAW BOOKSELLER AND PUBLSHER,
7, FLEET STRBET.
AND MILLIKEN AND SON, DUBLIN.


1839



G. WOODFALL, angel court, skinner street, london.



TO

 

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

 

SIR MICHAEL O'LOGHLEN, BART.,

 

MASTER OF THE ROLLS IN IRELAND,

 

WHOSE DISTINGUISHED LEGAL ATTAINMENTS

 

WERE THE

 

ORNAMENT OF THE BAR,

 

AND

 

SHED A LUSTRE ON THE NUMEROUS OFFICES HE FILLED;

 

WHOSE ELEVATION TO THE BENCH,

 

WHILST IT EXCITED UNIVERSAL APPROBATION,

 

GAVE TO THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND THE FIRST PROOF

 

THAT THEIR CIVIL RIGHTS WERE AT LENGTH

 

RESTORED;

 

This Work

 

IS,

 

WITH PERMISSION,

 

MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

 



CONTENTS.



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