Star Chamber: Collection of treatises and related material
Scope and Contents
Including: (fo. 1) Isaac Cotton, 'The groundes, rules and proceedings of the honble courte of starr-chamber ...', with dedication to Sir Humfrey May and to Thomas May; (fo. 60) [Cotton?], 'Matters touching the causes and proceedings in the high court of starchamber with the fees used there at this day'; (fo. 84) Orders re star chamber, 12 May 38 Eliz. I, ; (fo. 85v) 'Orders for reformation of dilatory proceedings in causes preferred and presented in ... starr chamber', [Dec. 1597]; (fo. 89) William Mill, 'A discourse concerning the antiquity of the high court of star chamber ... 1590'; (fo 133) reports of cases in star chamber, 7 Eliz. I and 5-21 James I. On front of original cover: 'A.g. No. 15 Duchy Court and Star Chamber' (c. 1700).
- 1635 (Circa)
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1 volume(s) (1 Volume paper) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1856. Phillipps MS 16811. Purchased at Sotheby's Phillipps sale, 22 June 1893 lot 843, for 10s (Quaritch).
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