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Canon and civil law notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9344

Scope and Contents

Notes on canon and civil law, mostly abridgements of pre-Reformation texts, especially Justinian's Institutes, with references to English statutes up to 1548. It is written in a single hand throughout, in Latin with some English. There is a fragment of a fifteenth-century medical tract on the guards of the volume. There are also ownership inscriptions in pencil, 'John Fowler his booke 1649' and 'William Fowler his booke'. 175 folios.


  • Creation: 1600 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fo.175, ownership inscriptions in pencil, 'John Fowler his booke 1649', 'William Fowler his booke' [children?]. Purchased by the Library in 1995.


Contemporary calf binding, blind stamped front and back with an oval motif, holes for [leather?] ties.

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