Keeble v. Hickeringill Queen's Bench,

11 East 574, 103 Eng. Rep. 1127 (1707)


Keeble (P) placed duck decoys in a pond on his land to lure and catch wildfowl. Hickeringill (D) fired six guns laden with gunpowder on two different days in an effort to interfere with P's use of his land. D was successful in scaring away the ducks from P's land. P sued for damages and won 20 pounds. D appealed.