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Reports of cases adjudged in the Star Chamber, and Instructions for the Master of Wards and Liveries, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ll.03.02

Scope and Contents

(1) Reports of cases adjudged in the Star Chamber from Easter Term, 5 James I., to Hilary Term, 3 Charles I., with one case in 7 Elizabeth I. (2) 'Instructions for the Master of our Wardes and Liveries for the better authorizing and directing of him in the execution of his office and performance of our service.' The preliminary Instructions bear the Examinatur of Sir James Ley, Attorney of the Court (afterwards Earl of Marlborough). Then follow Instructions as to 'what wardshipps etc. doe make a tenure; and breifely of wardshipps, primer seysin, liverye, etc.' with the authorities of statutes and cases in the margin.


  • Creation: Seventeenth century


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1 volume(s) (274 leaves, a few blank)

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Custodial History

In the Library by the mid 1750s.

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