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Francis Clarke: Praxis in Curiis Ecclesiasticis

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4469

Scope and Contents

This is a text of the second-earliest version of Clarke's treatise, which was first published in 1666. The present text contains numerous omissions, which have been supplied in the margin.


  • Creation: 1596

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was previously MS 3599 in the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart, and was sold at his sale at Sotheby's in 1897. Presented by Francis Jenkinson, 1909.


The treatise is noted by Professor Derrett in Studia et documenta historiae et iuris, 40: 65 (siglum P). For further information see J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), p. 596.
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