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Exchequer in United Kingdom

Definition of Exchequer

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Exchequer :

The department within Government that receives and controls the national revenue.

See chancellor of the exchequer; Court of Exchequer.

Exchequer and Medieval Law

Exchequer and Legal History


See Also

  • Quasi-Contract (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Punishment (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Incest (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Lawyer (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

The Exchequer


The Exchequer is the standarized name of one of the UK Historic Courts (see the entries in this legal Encyclopedia about court rules and procedural law for more information on some aspects of the Exchequer in the UK court legal history).

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  • Article Name: Exchequer
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Exchequer In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Exchequer : The [...]

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