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A Law Common-Place Book, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ll.03.01
Scope and Contents

With an index of a later date. On the outer edges of the top is written Statham, with whose Abridgment it has much in common.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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A Law Common-Place Book, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ll.04.05
Scope and Contents

Upon the fly-leaf is written the name of Robert Bullocke. Pasted into the corner at the end is a table 'To find the beginnings and endings of the Termes and their Retornes for ever.'

Dates: Sixteenth century
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A Law Common-Place Book, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ll.04.06
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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A Law Common-Place Book, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Kk.06.32
Scope and Contents

Imperfect at the beginning, the first folio being numbered 14.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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A Treatise of the Court of Star Chamber, and Justice Barkley's Argument in the case of ship-money, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ll.03.03
Scope and Contents Originally two books. (1) 'A Treatise of the Court of Star Chamber,' in 3 principal divisions, by William Hudson, of Grays Inn, Esq. This Treatise is anonymous, but in a copy of it in the Harleian MSS. No. 1226 (British Library), is a note by Chief Justice Finch ascribing it to Hudson, and stating that that particular copy was in the handwriting of his son, Christopher Hudson, who presented it to him (Finch). (2) 'Justice Barkley's argument [in the case of ship-money] out of his owne coppy....
Dates: Seventeenth century
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A Treatise on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the Court of Star-Chamber, with the Privileges of the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper therein, 1635

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Kk.06.22
Scope and Contents

Dedicated to the Earl of Warwick.

Dates: 1635
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A true methode of the studie and practice of the common law of England, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.14
Scope and Contents

Legal treatise by Sir John Doderidge. On the back of the last leaf someone has written 'ye 11 Jan. 1639'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Abstracts of Law Readings and Moot Cases, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Kk.06.42
Scope and Contents Cases from 1613 to 1621. The Inns and Readers were the following: Lyons Inn: Messrs. Denn, Shilton, Roe, and Davys of the Inner Temple. New Inn: Messrs. Moody, Bartlet, Jermyn, Mansell, Blacknell, Rives of the Middle Temple, Landen, Whitlock, Hoskins, Savage, and Lane. Staple Inn: Messrs. Crawley, Whisler, and Fesant. Davyes [Thavies] Inn: Messrs. Wright and Glanvill. Clements Inn: Messrs. Martin of the Inner Temple, Chapman, and Wild. Cliffords Inn: Messrs. Drury, Lane, Foster, Ould, and...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Accompts relating to the Pipe Office of the Exchequer, for the City of London, 2-14 Charles I, 1625-1639

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ll.04.02
Scope and Contents

This is an original Register, much worn by use, and in various places bearing the signatures of the Remembrancers and Auditors of the Exchequer.

Dates: 1625-1639
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Accounts of legal proceedings, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.12.36
Scope and Contents

(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'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Acts regarding Merchants of the Staple.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4129
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1458
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Arguments against the oath of allegiance, 1630s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.12
Scope and Contents

‘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.

Dates: 1630s
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Arguments for the liberty of free men and other political writings, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.13.34
Scope and Contents (1) Arguments at two conferences of committees of both houses of parliament concerning the liberty of the person of every freeman, by Sir Dudley Digges, Edward Littleton and John Selden, beginning ‘My lords: I shall I hope auspiciously begynne this conference this day with an observacon out of holy story. In the dayes of good kinge Josiah ...’; see MS Dd.13.35 no. 1; (2) ‘The earle of Oxons case for the his [recte high?] chamberlaineship of England’; (3) an incomplete and untitled treatise...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Arguments for the liberty of free men and other political writings, including a parliamentary journal, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.13.35
Scope and Contents (1) Edward Littleton and John Selden’s arguments for the liberty of the person of every free man delivered at a conference with the Lords, with an introduction by Sir Dudley Digges, the objections of Mr Attorney and the replies; a blank space is left for ‘Mr Littleton’s presidents’; see MS Dd.13.34 no. 1; (2) ‘That the kings of England have bine pleased usuallie to consulte with their peares in the great counsells and commons in parliament of marriage peace and warre’, attributed to Sir...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Arguments in the case of ship money, Mid or late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.27
Scope and Contents Arguments and related documents concerning the case of ship money. (1) ‘Mr attorney Banckes his argument’; (2) ‘The case of shipp-money, Mich. 13 Caroli, in the exchequer chamber. Argued by Mr St John, of Lincoln’s Inne, utter-barrester, on behalf of Mr Hambden’; (3) ‘The argument of Sr Edward Litleton, knight, of the Inner Temple, made in the exchequer chamber pro rege’; (4) ‘The reply of Mr Holborne, of Lincolne’s Inn, to the argument of Mr Solicitor, 2 Octobris, 13 Caroli, in camera...
Dates: Mid or late seventeenth century
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Arguments of the counsel and judges in the case of ship money, Mid or late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.30
Scope and Contents Contains the arguments of Mr St John; Sir Edward Littleton, solicitor-general; Mr Holborne; Sir John Banks, attorney-general; Mr Justice Weston; Mr Baron Crawley; Mr Justice Berkley; Mr Baron Trevors; Mr Baron Vernon; Mr Justice Croke; Mr Justice Jones; Mr Justice Hutton; Mr Baron Denham; Chief Baron Davenport; Chief Justice Finch; and Chief Justice Brampston. See MSS Ii.05.19 and Ii.05.27. Prefixed is the case upon the record, against John Hampden, to which are attached the names of Robert...
Dates: Mid or late seventeenth century
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Arraignment of the earl of Somerset, c. 1620

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.12
Scope and Contents

The arraignement of Robert earle of Somerset'.

Dates: c. 1620
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Articles of canon law, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.29
Scope and Contents

Concerning the election and consecration of bishops, the vacating of benefices, dispensations, etc.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Assizes and legal reports, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.10.37
Scope and Contents

(1) Assizes, in forty chapters; (2) law reports of the reigns of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Book of practicks, 1660

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Kk.05.04
Scope and Contents

'My lord Hadingtoune his booke of practicks alphabeticallie digested into titles'. It contains decisions of the lords of Council and Session in Scotland, from about 1606 to 1624. With an index.

Dates: 1660
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Breife declaration concerning the use of the lawe, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.01.35
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

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.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Calendar of the patent rolls, Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.42
Scope and Contents

Entries run from the first year of King Edward III to the last year of King Richard II.

Dates: Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century
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Catalogue of books / law precedents, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.15
Scope and Contents A catalogue of books, arranged according to authors' names, from Mei to Zui, with the place and date of publication and the size of each work. At the other end of the book reversed are a series of law precedents, written in various hands: (1) 'An indenture tripartite of covenauntes to lease uses of a fine and recoverie with divers provisoes and limitations therein conteyned'; (2) Bargain and sale of lands, preliminary to suffering a recovery; (3) Mortgage in fee; (4) 'A lease to try a title...
Dates: Late seventeenth century
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Charles Bromley: Dictionary of Musicians

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6336
Scope and Contents

'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.

Dates: 1826 (Circa)
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Cherhill court rolls, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.01
Scope and Contents

Court rolls of the royal manor of Cherhill, in Wiltshire, from 17 Jac. I to 2 Car. I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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