Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:
Legal treatise by Sir John Doderidge. On the back of the last leaf someone has written 'ye 11 Jan. 1639'.
(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'.
‘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, including a parliamentary journal, Seventeenth century
The arraignement of Robert earle of Somerset'.
Concerning the election and consecration of bishops, the vacating of benefices, dispensations, etc.
(1) Assizes, in forty chapters; (2) law reports of the reigns of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.
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.
Entries run from the first year of King Edward III to the last year of King Richard II.
Court rolls of the royal manor of Cherhill, in Wiltshire, from 17 Jac. I to 2 Car. I.
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.
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).
(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.
(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'.
Collection of miscellaneous writings chiefly relating to the administration of law and justice, Seventeenth century
(1) Precedents relating to the office of a Justice of the Peace, containing forms of warrants, indentures, recognizances, licences, commitments, etc., with an index; (2) pages from a copybook; (3) a copy of ‘Orders agreed upon for the house of correction at Acle, the 10th of May, 1611; on the last page occurs the name of ‘Anthony Parmenter’, in whose handwriting the book appears to be.
Transcripts of pleadings from the time of King Henry VI, including a record of a 'placitum detentionis syngraphi obligatorii'. The whole work is apparently a transcript from the Rotuli placitorum, preserved in the Public Records.
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