Legal reports, Early seventeenth century
Scope and Contents
Reports of cases decided in the King’s Bench from Hilary Term, 13 James I, to Hilary Term, 7 Charles I, with an index of cases. Folios 206-243 contain arguments ‘touching the liberty of the subjects’: (1) ‘Sr Dudley Digges’ introduction to the argument of the libertye of the subject at a conference before the lords in parliament, 4 Caroli, Aprill 1, 1628’; (2) ‘The argument of Mr Creswell, 1628’; (3) ‘Selden’s argument, 1 Apr. 4 Car., in parliament, in the painted chamber’; (4) ‘Mr Littleton’s argument concerning the personall libertye of the subject, in the painted chamber, at a committee of both houses, 3 April, 4 Car., 1628’; (5) ‘The objections of the king’s councell, with the answeres made thereunto, at the second other conference touching the same matter, 3 Apr. 1628, 4 Car.’; (6) ‘The true copyes of the records not printed, which were used on either side in that part of the debate, 3 April, 1628, 4 Car.’; (7) ‘Resolutions upon the question, die Jovis, 3 Apr. 1628, 4 Car. – Sr Edw. Coke’s argument’; (8) ‘Mr Glanvill’s argument by way of opposition of the legall part, 22 May, 1628, 4 Car.’; (9) ‘Sr Henry Martin’s speech against the conclusion of the lords’ addition unto the petition of right, at a conference of both houses in the painted chamber, 22 May, 1628, 4 Car.’
- Early seventeenth century
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1 volume(s) (379 leaves.)
Language of Materials
In the Library by the mid 1750s.
- Digges, Dudley, Sir, 1583-1639 (knight, diplomat and judge) (Person)
- Selden, John, 1584-1654 (jurist, MP and antiquary) (Person)
- Littleton, Edward, 1589-1645 (Baron Littleton) (Person)
- Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634 (lawyer) (Person)
- Glanville, John, the younger, Sir, 1586-1661 (lawyer and politician) (Person)
- Marten, Henry, Sir, c 1561-1641 (civil lawyer and judge) (Person)