Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. BAR_1688_01

Knights v Hallett



Case Name Long

Richard Knights v John Hallett


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [260] p.109–110 (11 May 1688)

PC Register Citation  

James II Part II (1 April 1687 – 16 Dec. 1688) p.666: PC 2/72/666


Colonial Courts

Chancery – 16 April 1684

Unnamed – 6 Aug. 1685


Chester, William (executor of John Woodward)

Fowler, Christopher, merchant

Hallett, John, esquire, merchant, respondent

Hallett, Richard, merchant

Knights, Benjamin, merchant, deceased

Knights, John, merchant, deceased

Knights, Richard, merchant, of Norwich, appellant (administrator of John, executor of Benjamin)

Woodward, Enoch

Woodward, John, deceased


Concerning bequests.


Not stated in the Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Knights v Hallett – Report No. BAR_1703_00 (APC, v.2 [900] p.438–439).

References in Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations

Table of Cases (Knight v Hallett)


Printed Cases

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Privy Council Documents in PC 1 at The National Archives at Kew

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