Readings on statutes, Mid seventeenth century
Scope and Contents
Readings delivered in the middle temple on various statutes, and the arguments arising out of them, at various times from 2 August 1613 to 2 August 1620. The readers' names are Welsh, Wotton, Serjt Harvye, Reynell, Barker, Marten, Francis Ashley, Nicholas Hyde, Richard Hadsor, Pye, Rives, Whitlock, Hoskins and Trist. The manuscript gives an insight into the mode of conducting exercises practised in the inns of court, since much care has been taken by the writer in transcribing all the arguments, and affixing the names of the arguers. The exercises of Whitlock, Hoskins and Trist are given very elaborately.
- Mid seventeenth century
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1 volume(s) (268 leaves.)
Language of Materials
In the Library by the mid 1750s.