A trial at the Court of King's bench

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Title

A trial at the Court of King's bench

Subject

Crime and punishment

Description

This illustration depicts a trial in the court of king's bench. This courtroom was used to cover both civil and criminal cases. In the late 18th century the court was used for the famous Criminal Conversation cases. These were about adulters who were tried by their husband in order to obtain a sum of money.

Creator

Thomas Rowlandson

Source

British library

Date

1808

Contributor

Jackie Seager

Type

Illustration

Files

omeka item 3.jpg

Citation

Thomas Rowlandson, “A trial at the Court of King's bench,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 18, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/175.

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