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Collection of tracts and law cases, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.04.18

Scope and Contents

(1) ‘A learned exposition of certayne of Spencer’s verses concerninge the soule and body of Man, made by Sir Kenelme Digby, knight, at the request of Sir Edward Easterling’ (see also MS Dd.03.85, no. 12); (2) ‘The bishopp of Armagh’s resolucon to both howses of parliament concerning the lithurgie and episcopall government, being by them thereunto required’; (3) ‘A breviate of the arraignement of Anne Turner, widdowe, who was arraigned at Westmr, nono die, Novembris, Ao dni 1615’; (4) ‘The arraignement of Sr Jervis Ellaus, leiftennant of the tower, at the guildhall, London, 16o Novembr, 1615, as accessary to the poysoning of Sr Tho. Overb. in the tower, by vertue of the kinge’s commission directed to my lo cheife justice of England, and other the justices, and the lo. mayor’; (5) ‘A description of the courts of justice in England’.


  • Seventeenth century

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Custodial History

In the Library by 1857.

Physical Facet


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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