Rex v John Sheard (241): 1837

The prisoner struck the prosecutor on the side of his hat with an air-gun with great force, by which the prosecutor was wounded, but the wound was made by the violence with which the hat was struck, the weapon used by the prisoner never coming in contact with the head of the prosecutor : Held, by the fifteen judges, that this was a wounding within the stat 9 Geo IV c. 31, ss 11 and 12


[1837] EngR 241, (1837) 7 Car and P 846, (1837) 173 ER 368




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Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.313358