Queen's Bench

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Queen's Bench

 (kwēnz)
n. Abbr. QB
A division of the British High Court of Justice, with jurisdiction over a variety of legal cases. Used when the sovereign is a woman.
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MISS Lily Eyton Jones, a Liverpool music-hall artiste professionally known as Lily Eyton, of Bolsover Street, London, today, in the King's Bench Division, sued Captain Edward Ludlow Porter for damages and breach of promise of marriage.
Hewart, the 1st Viscount Hewart, was then Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, and was hearing an appeal at the King's Bench Division in a case where there was a perceived conflict of interest of those trying a case in a lower court.
100 Years Ago In the King's Bench Division of the High Court Justice, a Divisional Court in the case of Nash v Finlay, had before them an appeal by way of special case from the conviction by the magistrates of Stafford of Ann Margaret Nash, under a bye-law of the borough which provided that no person should wilfully annoy any passenger in the streets.