Found in 379 Collections and/or Records:
A true methode of the studie and practice of the common law of England, Early seventeenth century
Legal treatise by Sir John Doderidge. On the back of the last leaf someone has written 'ye 11 Jan. 1639'.
Accounts of legal proceedings, Early seventeenth century
(1) 'The proceedings which happened between Lady Frances Howard & Robert Earl of Essex' (see also MS Dd.06.08 no. 2), with an address to Sir Thomas Bromley, dated 8 May 1626 and signed 'Jo: [...]ood'; 'The great oyer of poysoning' appears on the flyleaf; (2) 'The proceedings against Richard Weston and others for the murder of Sir Thos. Overbury'.
Acts regarding Merchants of the Staple.
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.
Arguments against the oath of allegiance, 1630s
‘Twenty arguments against the oath of alleadgiance propounded to Mr Preston and other defenders of the said oath in satisfaction of a late bitter provocation published on that subject in the name of Mr Howard by a lay Catholic’. The work referred to appears to be ‘A patterne of Christian loyaltie ...’ by William Howard, London, 1634.
Arguments for the liberty of free men and other political writings, Seventeenth century
Arguments for the liberty of free men and other political writings, including a parliamentary journal, Seventeenth century
Arguments in the case of ship money, Mid or late seventeenth century
Arguments of the counsel and judges in the case of ship money, Mid or late seventeenth century
Arraignment of the earl of Somerset, c. 1620
The arraignement of Robert earle of Somerset'.
Articles of canon law, Early seventeenth century
Concerning the election and consecration of bishops, the vacating of benefices, dispensations, etc.
Assizes and legal reports, Late sixteenth century
(1) Assizes, in forty chapters; (2) law reports of the reigns of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.
Breife declaration concerning the use of the lawe, Early seventeenth century
Many manuscripts acquired by the University Library before the middle of the nineteenth century either originated as or were made up into bound volumes, and classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. Also are included are a number of Middle Eastern and Far Eastern manuscripts.
Calendar of the patent rolls, Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century
Entries run from the first year of King Edward III to the last year of King Richard II.
Catalogue of books / law precedents, Late seventeenth century
Charles Bromley: Dictionary of Musicians
'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.
Cherhill court rolls, Seventeenth century
Court rolls of the royal manor of Cherhill, in Wiltshire, from 17 Jac. I to 2 Car. I.
Christopher Pemberton: letters to him
Collection of decrees, Seventeenth century
Collection of decrees in the Court of Wards, Seventeenth century
Un breif collection de touts tiels decrees fayt in le Court de Gards queux decydent ascuns doubt in ley'; it commences with Trinity Term, 7 Edw. VI, and ends with Michaelmas Term, 10 James I.
Collection of legal decrees, bulk: Early seventeenth century
Collection of legal documents, Seventeenth century
Includes charges, instructions, presentations, warrants, etc., relating to the court of Waltham Forest, in the time of King James I and King Charles I. It contains also copies of the 'Charta de foresta, edita anno 9 Hen. III.', and of the 'Ordinatio forestæ', 34 Edw. II. (1306).
Collection of legal reports and related documents, Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century
(1) Extracts from the year books of King Henry III, years 1-47; (2) law cases abridged and arranged under several titles; no dates or references; (3) ‘Modus cirographandi’; (4) ‘Vetera placita que placitantur in itinere’; (5) table of reports from Hen. III. to Rich. II., wherein the cases which Fitzherbert has abridged under several titles, are placed according to the years in which they were treated on.
Collection of legal tracts, Early seventeenth century
(1) Arguments upon the case of Ship Money in 1638; (2) a continuation of, and partly written in the same hand as, ‘The arguments and opinions concernynge the case of shippe money, of Sir John Brampston, knight, lord chief justice of the King’s Bench, in the Exchequer Chamber ...’ (see MS Dd.03.86, no. 5); (3) 'Causes in Chancerie gathered by Sir George Carye, one of the Masters of the Chancerie, anno 1601'.