An Order of Habeas Corpus

In 1824, a lovelorn young man employs a rising young barrister to make an unprecedented application in Dublin’s Four Courts…

A 3-4 minute video recounting a true story with an apparently sad ending, but see below for a cheering update!

Update: After sharing this video I received the good news that Jane and Nicholas did in fact reconnect in the end, marry and move to Canada, where their descendants live today. Much thanks to my colleague Mark Tottenham for this invaluable information!

Author: Ruth Cannon BL

Irish barrister sharing the history of the Four Courts, Dublin, Ireland, and other Irish courts.

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