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Two 'discourse of laws and courts', Written in the 3rd quarter of the 17th century

MS. Dugdale 40
Held at the Weston Library

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P. 1. 'A discourse of laws and courts ecclesiastical and temporel' in eight chapters, beg. 'Seeinge there is nothing to the happiness of man'.

P. 93. 'A discourse of laws and courts in the comon wealthe of Israel', beg. 'Grotius de Jure Belli lib. i, cap. i. ° i affirmeth'. In a secretarial hand, with table of contents by Ralph Sheldon.


  • Creation: Written in the 3rd quarter of the 17th century


120 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Dugdale 40

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 6528

Physical Facet

On paper


12 4/5 × 8 3/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom