He became a bencher in the same year, and began to plead in the courts of Westminster.
In 1832 he took silk, and was made a bencher of Lincoln's Inn.
One mistake, indeed, Lamb makes—he writes of Mr. Twopenny as if he had been a bencher.
Now, there never yet was a bencher of the name of Twopenny; though the mistake is easily accounted for.
Her Majesty has not been called to the bar; but Prince Albert in due course became a barrister and bencher.
bencher, who has come down to preside over this entertainment, has a rather forbidding air about him.
He would take his silk as an honour for his declining years, so that he might become a bencher at his Inn.
In 1874 he was elected a bencher of the Middle Temple, of which he was treasurer in 1894.
He caused the breeches of a bencher of Lincolne's Inne to be taken-in by a tayler and made him beleeve that he had the dropsie.
No person is admitted without the approbation of a bencher, or of the benchers in council assembled.