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Arguments in the case of ship money, Mid or late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.27

Scope and Contents

Arguments and related documents concerning the case of ship money. (1) ‘Mr attorney Banckes his argument’; (2) ‘The case of shipp-money, Mich. 13 Caroli, in the exchequer chamber. Argued by Mr St John, of Lincoln’s Inne, utter-barrester, on behalf of Mr Hambden’; (3) ‘The argument of Sr Edward Litleton, knight, of the Inner Temple, made in the exchequer chamber pro rege’; (4) ‘The reply of Mr Holborne, of Lincolne’s Inn, to the argument of Mr Solicitor, 2 Octobris, 13 Caroli, in camera scaccarii’; (5) ‘The argument of Justice Crawley concerninge shipp-money, in the exchequer chamber, termino sti Hillarii, XIII Car., 27 die Januarii, 1637, pro rege’; (6) ‘The argument of Judge Weston in the exchequer chamber, before all the judges, for shipp-money, the 27th of January. A. D. 1637’; (7) ‘The argument of Sr Robert Barkeley, kt, one of the justices of the King’s Bench, in the exchequer chamber, concerninge the case of shipp-money, 10 Febr. 13 Caroli, pro rege’; (8) ‘The argument of Judge Crooke in the exchequer chamber, concerning the shipp-money, the 14th day of Aprill, A. D. 1638’; (9) ‘The argument of Judge Jones, one of the judges of the King’s Bench, made in the exchequer chamber, concerninge the shipp-money, 28 Aprill, 1638’; (10) ‘The argument of the truly pious and most grave learned lawyer Sr Richard Hutton, made in the exchequer chamber before all the judges then present, the 28th day of Aprill, A. D. 1638’; (11) ‘Baron Denham’s certificate of his judgment for the ship-money, in the exchequer chamber, the 26th of May, 1638.’ (12) ‘The argument of Judge Vernon in the exchequer chamber, the ... day of ..., 13 Car., concerninge shipp-money’; (13) ‘The argument of Barron Trevor in the exchequer chamber, 14 April, 1638, concerninge shipp-money’; (14) ‘The argument of the Lord Cheife Barron Davenporte in the exchequer chamber, 28 Maii, 1638’; (15) ‘The argument of Sr John Finch, knight, Lord Cheif Justice of the common pleas, in the exchequer chamber, 9 Junii, 1638, concernyng shipp-money’; (16) ‘The argument of Sr John Brampston, kt., Lord Cheif Justice of the King’s Bench, the 9th of June, 1638, in the exchequer chamber, concerning shipp-money’; (17) ‘The recorde concerneinge the shipp-money, and arguments of the judges, wherein the king is plaintif and Hambden defendant, in the exchequer chamber, A. D. 1638.’ See also MSS Ii.05.19 and Ii.05.30.


  • Mid or late seventeenth century

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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : 208 leaves.

Custodial History

In the Library by 1858.

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