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Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:

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Collection of tracts, Sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.86
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Sir Robert Cotton’s treatise concerning the meanes how the kinge maie levey monies’, imperfect; (2) declaration of the Duke of Norfolk regarding those things omitted in his examinations touching proceedings with Mary Queen of Scots, 10 November 1571; (3) inventory of ‘goods, stuf, plate, juels, and quyk catell’ belonging to Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, remaining in Framlingham Castle and thereabouts in the county of Suffolk, taken by John Seint-clere, appreciator general to Thomas,...
Dates: Sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
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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Collection of tracts, Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.85
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Of the prerogative of parliament’, in a dialogue between a councillor of state and a Justice of the Peace, by Sir Walter Raleigh; (2) ‘The Lord Arlington’s case, Thursday, January the 15th, 1673’; (3) ‘Mr Harrington’s argument in Banco Regis on a quare impedt.’ (in a case involving the bishop of Exeter, Hayman and Hele), with explanations, the point discussed being the power of a bishop to refuse institution on account of insufficiency of learning in the clerk presented; (4) ‘A...
Dates: Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries
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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Collection of tracts and law cases, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.04.18
Scope and Contents (1) ‘A learned exposition of certayne of Spencer’s verses concerninge the soule and body of Man, made by Sir Kenelme Digby, knight, at the request of Sir Edward Easterling’ (see also MS Dd.03.85, no. 12); (2) ‘The bishopp of Armagh’s resolucon to both howses of parliament concerning the lithurgie and episcopall government, being by them thereunto required’; (3) ‘A breviate of the arraignement of Anne Turner, widdowe, who was arraigned at Westmr, nono die, Novembris, Ao dni 1615’; (4) ‘The...
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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Collection of tracts and other writings, Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.88
Scope and Contents (1)-(5) ‘Prælectiones Mosis Amyraldi professoris, in diversos locos SS. habitæ’, all apparently copied in the same hand, which is similar to that in MS Dd.10.40, (1) ‘In c. 24 Evang. S. Matth’, (2) ‘Expositio cap. 12 Evang. S. Matth’, also ‘In Marc. c. 9, v. 48. prælectio’, (3) ‘Prælectio in Apocal. cap. 22. v. 1.’ and other passages, bearing the date Jan. 1661 (4) ‘Prælectiones in capp. i. ii. Ep. ad Romanos’, bearing the date 25 May 1660, (5) ‘Explicatio divv. locorum in primâ ad Corinth....
Dates: Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries
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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Collection of tracts, speeches and other writings, Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.87
Scope and Contents (1) Debates in the house of commons, 1680, on the exclusion bill; (2) ‘M. T. Ciceronis synonyma’, ‘Ex Cod. Lat. MS. n.138. Arundel’ (lexicon), copied in a hand perhaps as late as the eighteenth century; (3) account of proceedings at the Council at Whitehall, 6 July 1616, concerning Commendams, with a list of those present; (4) ‘Expositio sequentiarum secundum usum Sarum’, fifteenth century; (5) law tract, ‘Comendum [sic] case, xxiiio Oct. 1616’, or ‘Notes of Baron Bromley’s arguments in the...
Dates: Fifteenth to eighteenth centuries
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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Collections per Mr Golsborough un des prothonotaries del Comm Banke, Early seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.02
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Cases and legal dicta, mostly written in a law-clerk's hand but some possibly written by Mr Golsborough. With indexes.

Dates: Early 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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Commentary on the Digest, Mid seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.12.18
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A running commentary on the various books and titlesof the Digest of Roman laws, illustrated from the early commentators. It commences 'De ratihabitione sic statuendum', and ends with Tit. 9, 'Pro legato'.

Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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Commonplace book and book of precedents, Late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.21
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The first 80 pages of the volume form a commonplace book written in the seventeenth century. At the end of the book reversed are 11 leaves of writing of which six written in 1556 were intended to form part of a book of precedents; on f. 8 is 'An elegie upon the deathe of the righte worthye Sr Thomas Griffine, knighte', beginning 'I labor not to know why Griffine died...'; on ff. 9 and 10 are 'An indenture of mortgage of a manor', and on f. 11 are forms of conveyance dated 1611.

Dates: Late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
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Commonplace Book of Religious Poetry

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6664
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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.

Dates: 1750-1830 (Circa)
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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Compendium of Greek grammar / legal treatise, Late seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.66
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(1) ‘Compendium Græcæ grammaticæ Thomæ Wheeler’; the first five leaves contain ‘Regulæ generales scholæ, and mention the portions of grammar, etc., which the scholars are to learn daily; and are subscribed Thomas Wheeler, 1686 (see also MS Dd.11.68); (2) ‘Sir Edward Cooke’s treatise of baile and mainprise’, arranged into 12 chapters; see also MS Ii.05.09, no. 7.

Dates: Late 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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Computa Ballivorum, Collectorum, &c., Caroli, Principis Walliæ, honorum, maneriorum, terrarum, &c., dicto Principi debita pro dimidio Anni finito ad Festum S. Michaelis, 17 Jacobi I., in Comitatibus Kant., Surr., Sussex., Oxon., Bark., Bedd., et Buck., 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.06
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At the foot of the last mem. is the autograph Examinatur of 'Hen.Woodford, deput. Thomæ Neale, Mil., Auditor. 29 Martii, 1620.'

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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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Computa Ballivorum, Firmariorum, &c., honorum, castrorum, &c., quorumcunque tam temporalium quam spiritualium, in comitatu Cumbr. in possessione Regis Jacobi; viz. a Festo S. Michaelis, 44 Elizabethæ, usque idem Festum, 1 Jacobi I.; per unum annum integrum, 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.09
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The last mem. has the autograph signature of 'Geo. Snygg, Baron' [of the Exchequer].

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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Computa Ballivorum, Firmariorum, &c., honorum, castrorum, &c., quorumcunque temporalium; necnon rectoriarum, terrarum glebalium, emolument. ecclesiast. quorumcunque, in Comitatu Stafford., in possessione Reginæ Elizabethæ; viz. a Festo S. Michaelis, 40 Eliz. usque idem Festum, 41 Eliz., 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.02
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At the end of the last mem. is the autograph signature of Tho. Flemyng.

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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Computa ministrorum Henrici Principis, infra Dom. Ducat. Cornub., in Comitatibus Essex., Hartf., Midd., Suff., et Cant.; viz. pro uno Anno integro finito ad Festum S. Michaelis, 8 Jacobi I, 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.03
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At the foot of the last mem. is this note, with an autograph signature: 'I have made this Record by vertue of the warrant of Sr Edward Phelipps, Knt., Chauncellor to the Prince his highnes, dated the 24th of June, 1611. Per Hugonem Sexey, Auditorem. 23 July, 1611.'

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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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Computa Ministrorum possessionum Coronæ in Comitatu Lanc., a Festo S. Michaelis, 11 Jacobi I. usque ad idem Festum, 12 Jacobi I, 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.15
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 were classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running (for western manuscripts) from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. This catalogue is based on entries for western post-medieval manuscripts in the 5-volume Catalogue of the...
Dates: 1603 - 1625
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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Computa omnium et singulorum Ballivorum, Firmariorum, Collectorum, &c., omnium et singulorum honorum, castrorum, &c., quorumcunque temporalium; necnon omnium rectoriarum, terrarum glebalium, et emolumentorum ecclesiasticorum quorumcunque, in Comitatu Radnor., nuper in possessione Elizabethæ Reginæ, ac modo Regis Jacobi; viz. a Festo Michaelis, 12 Jacobi, usque idem Festum, 13 Jacobi, 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.16
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At the foot of the last mem. is the autograph Examinatur of Edw. Bromley, Baron [of the Exchequer].

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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Computus Johannis Shalcrosse, Ar., Receptoris et Ballivi Alti Pecci [in Comitatu Derbiensi], a Festo S. Michaelis, 16 Caroli I. usque idem Festum, 17 Caroli I, 1625 - 1649

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.22
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At the foot is the autograph Examinatur of Tho. Hanson, Auditor.

Dates: 1625 - 1649
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Computus Marmaduci Darell, Militis, Cofferarii et Custodis Magni Garderobæ Hospicii Dni Regis [Jacobi I.], computantis de exitibus Officii sui; viz. ab ultimo die Decembris, 19 Jacobi I. usque primum die Aprilis, 20 Jacobi I., scilicet per spatium dimidii unius anni integri, 1603 - 1625

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Oo.07.19
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John Sotherton, Baron [of the Exchequer], Thomas Hutton and Justinian Povey, clerks, Auditors. The sum total is £44756. 2s. 4d. ob.

Dates: 1603 - 1625
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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Copies from year-books, Mid sixteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.88
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A copy of the year-books from 40th to 50th Edw. III.

Dates: Mid sixteenth 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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Copies of decrees and censures, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.02.01
Scope and Contents (1) 'The censure or decree that passed in the star-chamber upon John Bastwick doctor in physick, Henry Burton clerk, and William Prinn gent. the 14th daie of June, 1637'; (2) (a) 'An absolute coppie of a decree in starr-chamber coram consilio ibid. against the R. R. father in God John lord bishop of Lincoln, XI. Julii, 13 Caroli regis annoque dni 1637', (b) 'An exact coppie of the censures passed by the lords and others of his mat's most honorable privie councell uppon the lord bishop of...
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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Copies of documents relating to ecclesiastical courts, Mid sixteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.01
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A collection of libels, sentences, depositions of witnesses, inhibitions, etc., in the Court of Arches and other ecclesiastical courts in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Dates: Mid sixteenth century
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Copies of documents relating to forests and manors in the Middle Ages, Late sixteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.25
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(1) Courts held for the forest of Barnwood in Buckinghamshire, in the reigns of King Richard II, King Henry IV, King Henry V, King Henry VI and King Edward IV, and a few notes relating to the reign of Philip and Queen Mary I; (2) 'Extenta manerii de Borestall facta 15 Hen. VI' and 26 Hen. VI; (3) a perambulation of the king's forests in Buckinghamshire, 26 Edw. I.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Copies of legal, diplomatic and political documents from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.20
Scope and Contents (1) 'Placita concilii in Farnamensi castello, 17 Augusti A. D. 1569. presentibus Duce Norfolchiæ, Comite Bedfordiæ, Comite Lecestriæ, Regii Cubiculi Præfecto, Domino Secretario'; (2) 'Responsio magno aceruo articulorum quos Burgosius quidam Hispani oratoris familiaris eius Leganti nomine, secretioria consillis Dominis obtulit. 1569; (3) (a) 'Articuli a D. Francisco Geraldi equite secritoris consilii dominis regis Lusitani nomini propositi anno dni 1571. Mensis Januarij'; (b) 'Responsio...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Copies of medieval royal, parliamentary and legal records, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.10
Scope and Contents (1) Brief notes of petitions to parliament, 8 Edw. II; (2) brief titles of the acts passed 8 Edw. II; (3) brief records of parliament, 4-8, 13-15, 17, 20, 25 and 50-51 Edw. III and 10 and 21 Ric. II; (4) ‘De reformatione pacis inter regem H. 3um et Lewlinum filium Griffini principem Walliæ’; (5) brief records of parliament, 21 Ric. II; (6) ‘Privilegia pro villa Colteshall’, beginning ‘H dei gra. rex Angliæ’ and dated ‘ap. Wudstock XVI die Junii’; (7) a proclamation of King Stephen; (8)...
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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Copies of orders made in the court of Star Chamber, Mid seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.81
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The orders are from the time of Queen Elizabeth I; begins 'Thomas Egerton dominus custos magni sigilli Angliæ intr. sexto die Maii anno tricesimo octavo reginæ Eliz.'

Dates: Mid 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).