Authorized Form of NameEngland and Wales; Court of Common Pleas; 13th century-1707
Corporate NameCourt of Common Pleas
TypeOfEntityCorporate
Dates13th century-1707
CodeGB/109/17378
JurisdictionEngland and Wales
ActivityThe Court of Common Pleas became distinct during the 13th century when it became a court for civil litigation at common law between subjects. It was known originally as the Bench or Banco.
Sourcehttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/familyhistory/guide/ancestorslaw/pleas.htm

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