Treatise on the court of chancery, Early seventeenth century
Scope and Contents
A collection of rules, orders and forms of proceeding in the court of chancery, beginning 'There is nothing more usuall than the name of equitie and scarce anything more obscure and difficult than the matter itself. Notwithstanding amongst divers and sundry descriptions which the civilians and canonists offer, these may serve for a generall taste of the nature and force therof'. With an index. At the end of the treatise appears 'A probleme whence it comes to passe that the court of chancerie of late is soe frequented above other the common law courts at Westminster'.
- Early seventeenth century
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Language of Materials
In the Library by the mid 1750s.