oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Denis O'Bryen : (nominally) second marshal of the vice-admiralty court of the Cape of Good Hope 1806-1832

Volume 21, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



Denis O'Bryen's appointment as marshal of the Vice-Admiralty Court at the Cape of Good Hope in 1806 resulted from his political activism in England during the preceding decades. It must be understood in the context of the system of colonial patent office appointments that operated at the time.

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