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Legal Dialogue on Nationality and Royal Succession

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9212

Scope and Contents

Anonymous dialogue on the statute De natis ultra mare (1350). The manuscript is in at least three hands, with annotations and revisions, and discusses 'Certain errors upon the Statute made 25 Edw[ard] IIId Anno D[omi]]i 1350. Of Children Born beyond Sea. Conceived by Mr. Sergeant Brown: Confuted by Mr. Sergeant Fairfax'. There are bookplates of Thomas, Viscount Bruce of Apthill, 1772, and Lord Fairfax of Cameron, and an ownership inscription of Joseph Ames.


  • 1550-1600 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Phillips MS.2190 ('old sale No.146'); bookplates of Thomas, Viscount Bruce of Apthill, 1772; Lord Fairfax of Cameron; ownership inscription of Joseph Ames ('No.CLXXIII'); purchased 1993

Related Materials

For fuller description see J.H. Baker, 'A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library' (A122.2.20); a copy of this dialogue is at Mm.6.70

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