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Henry Elsynge: Judicature in Parliament

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6577

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Henry Elsynge, 'Judicature in Parliament', 81 folios. On folio i v is 'E Libris MSS Geo. Pryme Hospit: Lincol: Westmon. AD 1806'. The entry at front of the volume is to George Pryme, M.A. (1781-1868), the only son of Christopher Pryme of Hull. George attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1803. He was Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University, 1828-1863.


  • Creation: 1627 (Circa)


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Purchased 1924.


The work was printed circa 1681 with an attribution to John Selden. For information on Elsynge's authorship see E.R. Foster in Parliamentary history, 9 (1990), 158. The work was circulated widely in manuscript form. For further details see J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), p. 599.
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