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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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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 and book of precedents, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.02.29
Scope and Contents

Written by various hands some from the commencement of and some from the end of the seventeenth century; one document, 'a retayner for a nobleman's chaplain', contains a date, 31 July 1660.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace books, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.28-MS GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.29
Scope and Contents

Based on the reports, etc., of Sir Edward Coke.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law commonplace books, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.53
Scope and Contents

Two commonplace books on legal subjects; one consists of short notes, the other is more formal.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Law: Gesetz-Recht - Human Law and Nature's Laws, 1931-05-20 - 1982-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/49
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1931-05-20 - 1982-10-18
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Law index, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.68
Scope and Contents

Contains entries from 'Abbe' to 'Remander'.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law notebook, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.02.07
Scope and Contents

The law notebook of a student. With an index. In poor condition. Found in the volume is a letter from Henry Hobarte of Lincoln's Inn to a nephew, dated 'Serjeants Inn in Fleet Streete', 10 October 1614.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law notebook, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.48
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
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Law notes and legal readings, Early seventeenth century

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

Those readers whose names are given are Anthony Wood, 3 Edw. VI; Robert Brooke, 5 Edw. VI; Thomas Barker, 27 February 1614; Nicholas Hyde (afterwards chief justice of he king's bench), 10 March 1616; and Richard Hodzer, 15 James I; all of the Middle Temple. The manuscript is written in various hands of the early part of the seventeenth century.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law precedents, Late sixteeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.10
Scope and Contents

A collection of law precedents, written in various hands. Near the end was commenced an index, but it contains references under the word 'Conditions' only.

Dates: Late sixteeenth century
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Law precedents, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.39
Scope and Contents

The manuscript has a table of contents at the beginning.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Law precedents, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.06
Scope and Contents

In addition to the precedents, the volume contains a petition to the king from Bulstrode Whitelocke seeking redress for expenses occasioned in burying a student of the Middle Temple. The handwriting of the volume is ascribed to Whitelocke, but the character of it does not resemble his signature in MS Dd.05.07.

Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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Law precedents, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.01
Scope and Contents

A collection of law precedents in conveyancing; at f. 132 appears 'The argument of Sir Christopher Wray lord chiefe justice of the king's bench upon chaunteries'. With an index.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Law precedents, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.34
Scope and Contents

Precedents of warrants, releases, indentures, etc. in the time of King Charles II. On the flyleaf is written 'Presidents, anno 1678'.

Dates: Late seventeenth century
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Law precedents, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.72
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous law precedents, probably collected by the book's owner, William Prigg. The most modern date is 1680.

Dates: Late seventeenth century
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Law precendents, court guidelines, and articles for enquiry, Sixteenth and/or early seventeenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.56
Scope and Contents

(1) Law precedents in the reigns of King Edward VI and Queen Elizabeth I, much torn; (2) 'The order and charge of keeping a court leete'; (3) 'The order and charge of keeping a court barone'; (4) 'Articles to be enquired on by the vice admiral' and 'Rates of the Admiralty for the marshall'.

Dates: Sixteenth and/or early seventeenth centuries
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Law reports in cipher, all central London courts, Easter 9 George II - Easter 11 George II

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.110
Scope and Contents

Ffos 1v-5v: index to cases in a second hand. fos 6, 7, 212v-16: blank. fo. 1: enciphered notes in main hand. inside front cover: 'M.3.29', in indexer's hand.

Dates: 1750 (Circa)
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Legal arguments relating to ship-money, Mid or late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.05.19
Scope and Contents

(1) 'The case of shippe-money, Mich. 13 Caroli, in the exchequer chamber, argued by Mr St John of Lincoln's Inne, utter-barrister, on the behalfe of Mr Hambden'; (2) 'The argument of Sr. Edward Litleton, knight, sollicitor for the king, of the Inner Temple, made in the exchequer chamber pro rege'; (3) 'The replye of Mr Holborne of Lincolne's Inne to the argument of Mr Sollicitor, 20 Octobris, 13 Caroli, in camera scaccarii'. See also MSS Ii.05.27 and Ii.05.30.

Dates: Mid or late seventeenth century
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 File

Legal Commonplace and Reports of Cases

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5950
Scope and Contents 366 folios: (fos 1-150) commonplace under alphabetical titles from 'Baile' to 'Tythes', based on printed sources, c. 1720; (fos 153-189) reports of what appear to be cases at Westminster, though written in the manner of moots, c. 1720; (fos 203-360v) more commonplace, but in no particular order; (2 fos, loose) report of the attorney-general v. Ramsay and Crawford regarding customs duties; (2 fos, loose) 'Time and place necessary circumstances attending all human actions', a note in the same...
Dates: 1720 (Circa)
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Legal extracts from the Code and Digest of the Canon Law, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.45
Scope and Contents

Extracts from the code and digest of the canon law. On one page occurs the distich 'Some hornes doe weare and blowe them not, / Some cookowldes are and knowe yt not'.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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Legal notebook, c. 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.46
Scope and Contents

(1) A collection of readings, cases and arguments upon the statute of pluralities and advowsons (13 Eliz.); (2) A collection of law precedents.

Dates: c. 1700
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Legal notebook, 1618

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.12.27
Scope and Contents

‘A brief compendary declaring the lawe courts or places above at London and also the officers therewith. Instruction to practise at the Comen Plees ...’; it appears to be the notebook of a practising attorney, and the latter portion of the book contains notes of charges allowed on certain proceedings. Towards the end appears ‘Φ Εδμονδ θυγθ’.

Dates: 1618
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Legal Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6235
Scope and Contents

Legal notebook of two attorneys, possibly Stephen Driffield and George Fothergill, containing formulary, and reports of cases in Yorkshire and Westminster, 198 pages.

Dates: 1665-1707 (Circa)
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Legal notes, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.06.14
Scope and Contents

A notebook of various points of criminal law. It commences with the distinction between murder and manslaughter, and ends with the right of a prisoner to exercise his power of challenge.

Dates: Late seventeenth century
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Legal notes and observations, Sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.05.33
Scope and Contents

(1) Observations on stat. 11 Hen. VII c. 20, in 11 divisions; (2) fragmentary legal notes. Bound with MS Ee.05.34, a late-medieval fragment of the register of the collegiate church of St Burien in Cornwall.

Dates: Sixteenth century
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