Posted by 20 January, 2015
The courts of chancery and King's Bench were central courts associated with the king of England's administration. They had the power act as courts of appeal and overturn the decisions of lower courts, and were in theory open to the king's subjects of Ireland, but the cost and distance associated [...]
Posted by 8 January, 2015
Sparky Booker spent a week in the national archives of Ireland looking at the only two surviving justiciary rolls from the entire medieval period. These rolls recorded the business of the justiciars court, which was an itinerant common law court overseen by the highest ranking crown official in Ireland. Most [...]
Posted by 3 December, 2014
On the 30th of October Christy Burke, Lord Mayor of Dublin, launched the Tales of Medieval Dublin at Mansion House in Dublin. This volume of biographical essays was edited by Project RA Sparky Booker and Cherie N. Peters with the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.