Richard Bellewe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Richard Bellew.

Richard Bellewe or Bellew (fl. 1575 - 1585) was a legal reporter of Irish ancestry and a member of Lincoln's Inn. He published the abridgment sometimes referred to as Brook's New Cases in 1578 and the abridgment sometimes referred to as Bellewe's Cases temp. Richard II in 1585.[1][2]

He was admitted to the Society of Lincoln's Inn on 5 June 1575. There is no entry of his call to the bar by that society.[3]


  1. ^ Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Harvard University Press. 1925. Reprinted by Beard Books. 2000. Page 234.
  2. ^  Rigg, James McMullen (1885). "Bellew, Richard". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 4. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 193. 
  3. ^ Reprint of "Les ans du roy Richard le Second" by Steven and Haynes, 1869. Advertisement dated September 1869. Digitised copy from Google Books.