Croke, George, Sir, 1560-1642 (knight, judge and law reporter)
- Existence: 1560 - 1642
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
'A true coppie of Mr Justice Crook's argument XIIIo Aprilis anno dom. 1638 upon the case of the scire facias out of the exchequer against John Hampden esquire'.
Reports of cases decided between Easter Term, 36 Eliz. I and Michaelmas Term, 38 and 39 Eliz. I. Nearly all the cases were reported by Sir George Croke and seem to be copied vebatim from that source. The manuscript is divided into two parts, A and B; at the end of A is an index of cases.
Law reports from the first eight years of the reign of King James I, chiefly of cases decided in the king's bench, with a few in the common bench, exchequer and court of wards. The earlier part of the book is a transcript of Crokes reports, and commences with the memorandum from Croke that the Michaelmas term 1 James I was adjourned in consequence of the plague.