The Report of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench at Westminster

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by Roger Comberbach

Roger Comberbach served as recorder of Chester and a judge of North Wales.[1] Like many other reports of his time, Comberbach's reports were almost universally disparaged.[2] Wallace sums up the work as "[a] posthumous note-book, published by the author's son, and therefore, perhaps, as filial editorships generally go, more pardonable for its worthlessness."[3]

Bibliographic Information

Author: Roger Comberbach.

Title: The Report of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench at Westminster: From the First Year of King James the Second, to the Tenth Year of King William the Third.

Publication Info: [London], In the Savoy: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of E. Sayer, Esq;) for J. Walthoe, 1724.

Edition: First edition; 3 volumes.

Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Brown's Bibliography[4] includes Comberbach's Reports based on quotations in the manuscript copy of John Marshall's law notes.

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

View this book in William & Mary's online catalog.


  1. William Holdsworth, A History of English Law, (London: Methuen & Co., Sweet and Maxwell, 1924), 6:558.
  2. John William Wallace, The Reporters, Arranged and Characterized with Incidental Remarks, 4th ed., rev. and enl., (Boston: Soule and Bugbee, 1882), 396.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file. Earlier edition available at: