Notes of cases in Star Chamber, Seventeenth century
Scope and Contents
Covers cases from 17-20 James I. Amongst them is the case of Sir John Bennet, judge of the prerogative court of Canterbury, for corrupt practices in the administration of his office. On the last leaf is written, in the same hand, 'A parcel of a pamphlett cast in the courte by Williams, bearinge the title of Balaam's Ass, for which hee were after exeuted', followed by verse beginning '4 letters doe the personn shewe ...', concerning the Williams of the Middle Temple executed in 1619. See also MS Dd.03.84, no. 2.
- Seventeenth century
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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : 94 leaves.
In the Library by 1858.