Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, Vol 2
Excerpt from Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, Vol. 2: During the Time of Lord Chancellor Cottenham and the Lords Commissioners
12 13 Vict
13 14 Vict At the end of Trinity Term, 1850, Lord Cottenham resigned the Great Seal, which was thereupon put into Commission. The Commissioners were Lord Langdale, the Master of the Rolls
Sir Lancelot Shadwell, Vice-Chancellor of England
and Sir Robert Monsey Rolfe, one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer: and they first took their seats as Lords Commissioners on the 20th of June, 1850. In Trinity Vacation, 1850, Sir Thomas Wilde, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, was appointed Lord Chancellor, and was created Baron Truro. He first took his seat as Lord Chancellor on the 17th of July, 1850. Sir John Jervis, her Majestys Attorney-General, succeeded Lord Truro, as Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
and was succeeded as Attorney-General by Sir John Romilly..