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Law

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 390 Collections and/or Records:

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John Harwood: Autobiography

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6846
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1689 (Circa)
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Justice Crook's argument in the case of John Hampden, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.03.04
Scope and Contents

A true coppie of Mr Justice Crook's argument XIIIo Aprilis anno dom. 1638 upon the case of the scire facias out of the exchequer against John Hampden esquire'.

Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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Law cases, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.06.12
Scope and Contents

A notebook of various law cases between 24 Hen. VI and 39 Eliz. I. The points noticed are principally those bearing on pleading; the work itself is abruptly terminated. In one place is written 'Hors des repts de Sr Jo. Walter, kt'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law cases, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.16
Scope and Contents

From the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law cases and readings, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.87
Scope and Contents

Law cases and readings from Finch, Stone, Weare, Trotman, Jorden, Prideaux and others from 1612 to 1615, and of Mownson, Egerton, Coke and Lea from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The five commencing folios appear to be a continuation of another volume. Between the two classes of readings is inserted an alphabetical index to the first set of readings, after which appears a Latin couplet headed 'My saviour'.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.15
Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically. A great many of the titles have no entries under them.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.02.27
Scope and Contents

Nearly the whole of the pages are blank.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.03.05
Scope and Contents

With an alphabetical table of contents; many of the leaves are blank. On the first leaf is a record of a money transaction between Edward Bullocke of Muche Wyborowe, Essex, and William Atwood, dated 1 May anno regni Elizabeth xxix. To f. 70 is affixed a letter of one Jos. Wood, dated 26 June 1599, begging a friend to discharge some debts. At the beginning is written a Latin distich.

Dates: Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.05.02
Scope and Contents

On the first 40 folios the articles are numbered, and followed by an index. Folios 90-153 are occupied with cases in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Throughout the book many of the titles have no entries under them. At the end is an index to the folios after 40.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hh.03.08
Scope and Contents Upon leaves left unoccupied by the legal subjects, a later possessor of the book has written: 'Jewel's repli unto M. Harding's answeare', being extracts from Whitaker's Latin translation; short passages on religious and moral subjects, from St Augustine and others; and a table of contents of a system of divinity, extending over 11 leaves. In another handwriting in the middle of the book is 'The true opinion of divines concerning man's beginninge', 'The faulse opinion of the heathens...
Dates: Late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hh.04.04-MS Hh.04.05
Scope and Contents

The first volume commences with 'Damages' and ends with 'Mortmayn'. The second commences with 'Nativo habendo' and ends with 'Waste'. The pages are ruled in red ink and each volume has its own index. In the printed catalogue of the manuscripts of John Moore it is said that the manuscript 'is believed to be made by the Lord Chief Justice Cooke, and to be written with his own hand'.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.19
Scope and Contents

The entries run from 'Abridgement de plaint' to 'Wast'.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.03.03
Scope and Contents

Contains entries of adjournments of cases, capias issued, etc. The first 23 leaves are missing, as appears from an old paging.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.03.49
Scope and Contents

Exposition de faits stats sentences et parrolx'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, 1611-1612

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.07
Scope and Contents

The manuscript appears to be the commonplace book of a law student; on only one page is there more than 3 or 4 lines of writing. According to some marginal notes at the corner of each page, the work was written between February 1611 and June 1612. The names of Harris, Endamore, Clarke, Peters and Starkey are affixed to the dates in some of the pages, and in one place appears 'Harris au libraire', 31 March 1612.

Dates: 1611-1612
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.06.15
Scope and Contents

The contents cover various points of common law. With an index.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.69
Scope and Contents

Begins 'Patents grants le roy' and ends with 'Servants, apprentices'. Incomplete. The last ten pages are in darker ink, and appear to belong to another commonplace book, containing matter relating to 'Bridges, brewers, boaten, watermen and barges', in a more modern hand than the preceding matter.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.10.27
Scope and Contents

Mostly blank.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.86
Scope and Contents

Alphabetically arranged, commencing with 'Abatement' and ending with 'Dutchie'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.22
Scope and Contents

Contains entries from 'Abator' to 'Estoppele'. See also MS Dd.05.23.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.23
Scope and Contents

Alphabetically arranged from 'Abatement del bre.' to 'Gard, and gardein en chilry.' See also MS Dd.05.22.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.41
Scope and Contents

Contains an index.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.62
Scope and Contents

Arranged alphabetically from 'Abeyance' to 'Waiver des choses', and consisting of two parts, the second, from f. 220 to f. 374, being an appendix of omitted matter. There is a table of contents at the beginning.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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Law commonplace book, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.09
Scope and Contents

Contains extracts from statutes, etc.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace book, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.09
Scope and Contents

Contains extracts from statutes, under headings ranging from 'Accompt' to 'Villinage'. With an index. Five leaves are missing at the commencement.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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