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A compendium of Acts of Parliament regarding merchants of the staple, 2 Edw. III to 20 Hen. VI, 65 folios. The title suggests the 'xxxvith yere of Kynge Henry the sixt' as the date of composition.
Assessment of payment of Cambridgeshire villages.
'An Alphabetical Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Singers and Composers of both Sexes and of all Nations Vol 2nd', 98 folios. The first name is Paisiello, the last Walther. Fos 1-82 are paginated by the writer 193-255. Fos 83-90 are blank. Commencing at the other end of the book are a few notes on legal subjects.
Commonplace collection containing religious poetry, copies of letters, cuttings, etc., including material relating to Byron and Napoleon, written in several hands, 269 folios. There is an index of contents on pp. iv-xi.
Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.
Diploma of doctorate in canon law awarded by the University of Bologna to Giovanni Francisco Brocardo, 6 August 1615, endorsed by Francisco Bocchio and Vincentio Orlandino (fo. 7v), 8 folios. On fo. 8 is 'Hieronymous Grillus scripsit et miniauit'. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Samuel Sandars.
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.
Abstracts of cases, precedents, pardons, and fines, with related material, temp. Edward I - temp. Edward IV. Second hand at pp. 51-3. Third hand intermingled with main hand at pp. 147-58. Inside front cover: bookplate of Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms, and on p. 1 his autograph with the date 19 Sep. 1840.
John Frederick Stanford: Commentary on the Custom of Judicial Combat between Man and Wife in Wurtzburg
'Curious Custom of Judicial Combat between Man and Wife according to Statutes of the ancient City of Wurtzburg', a commentary to the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 6 December 1841, by J.F. Stanford, 10 folios. On folios 6 and 7 are nine drawings. Folios 8-10 are blank, as is the verso. On fo. 1v is '49' (circled). The manuscript is in a box with MS.Add.6573/2.
Autobiographical fragment, covering Harwood's life to October 1689, 95 folios. The writer's identity is not given, but has been established from internal evidence. The writing is on the recto of fos 3-17, with occasional notes or prayers on facing pages and on fo. 92v. The lower half of fo. 16 and the upper half of fo. 16a are torn out. The remainder of the volume is blank.
Ffos 1v-5v: index to cases in a second hand. fos 6, 7, 212v-16: blank. fo. 1: enciphered notes in main hand. inside front cover: 'M.3.29', in indexer's hand.
Legal notebook of two attorneys, possibly Stephen Driffield and George Fothergill, containing formulary, and reports of cases in Yorkshire and Westminster, 198 pages.
Opinions of counsel and precedents of wills, conveyancing and pleas. The names of counsel are given. There are genealogical notes and monumental inscriptions on pages 155-62, 191-213, and 252-231 (reversing the volume), which, according to Ralph Griffin (fol. i r), are in the hand of Edward Hasted, the historian of Kent. However, his claim is not readily reconcilable with the dates of the legal material.
12 folios: fo. 1: title-page; fo. 2: declaration by the king that the Cortes has granted him permission to sell rights in the cattle tax; fo. 3: conveyance to de la Fuente of income from cattle tax in the town of Añover, province of Toledo, to take effect from 1 January 1644; fo. 9v: signatures of witnesses.
The volume includes (fo. 135v) 'The True Briton's Answer to a farmer's letter, April 8th 1752', and (fo. 261) a treatise on communion. Recipes and accounts are also scattered throughout.
86 folios: (fo. i) index; (fos iv-v) index to 'instruments written in the other lytell buike' (scored through); (fos viii-ix) instrument dated 1573 (scored through). Inside the front cover: 'Liber secundus'.
Brief reports of cases in King's Bench, Mich. 1663 to Mich. 1664, probably taken at first hand, including a few 'Chequer Chamber' cases. There is also an alphabetical table of the names of cases.
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