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A Collection of Law Reports, Arguments, etc. of the time of Elizabeth I and James I., Latter end sixteenth century and beginning seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.04.31

Scope and Contents

1. ff. 3–14. Cases (temp. Eliz.) with the Arguments of Rhodes, Fenner, Puckering, Flowerdew, Fleetwood, Walmisley, Owen, Egerton, Cooke, etc.
2. ff. 15–17. The case for William Mason at the suit of John Rawles, 6 James I. (Custom: Copyhold).
3. ff. 19–23. 'Notes pour le argument del case inter Henry Makwilliams, pl., et Wm Rompton et George Barne, def., par dett pour £1000. 2s. 1d. sus escape de George Poory fait hors de Ludgate le darren jour de Febr. Anno Regine Elizabeth.'
4. ff. 25–32. Notes of special verdicts, etc.
5. ff. 33–44. 'Highgate v. Jefferson.' (Dean and Chapter of Norwich)
6. ff. 45–51. 'The case of Richard Foster, Doctor of Phisicke, v. Anne Jackson, Widow.' 8 James I. (Scire facias.)
7. ff. 53–62. 'Errors in Camera Scaccarii apud Westminster.' 29–42 Eliz.
8. ff. 62–67. 'Le Argument des Justices del Co. Ba. Mich. 37, 38 Eliz.' (Germin et Ascott. Devise.)
9. f. 67. The case of Raynolds v. Clayton. C. B. 37 Eliz. (Usury.)
10. ff. 68–73. 'Mawde v. French. (Lease.) L'argument de Sr Tho. Coventry, Sollicitor del Roy, 15 Jac. I.'
11. ff. 74–82. 'Holland et Leigh's case. (Error.) L'argument de Sr Tho. Coventry, Atturney Generall, 19 Jac. in B. R.
12. ff. 86–91. 'L'argument de Sr Thomas Coventrye, entre Evans et Ascough, 22 Jac. I. in B. R.' (Bishop: Commendam.)
13. ff. 94, 95. The case of Hall v. Stanley, 10 James I. in C. B. (Trespass for imprisonment.) With a few other cases in the same year.
14. ff. 98, 99. The case of Lloide and Bethell, 12 James I. in K. B. (Error)
15. ff. 100–103. 'Edward Seignior Zouch et Robert Fulnethy, Ar., v. Edw. More, Chivaler, William Stocker, et John Chitty. Hil. 37 Jac. I. (Office.) L'argument de Sir Tho. Coventry, Atturney le Roy.'
16. ff. 104–121. Les Tenures.
17. ff. 122–124. 'Common. Sur le Statut de Marten [Merton] C. 4, concernant improvement, et le Statut Westm. 2, c. 46.'


  • Creation: Latter end sixteenth century and beginning seventeenth century

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1 volume(s) (127 leaves, a few of them blank)

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Custodial History

In the library by the mid 1750s.

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