December Anno 1637. [Copies of the official record of] the Arguments made in the Exchequer Chamber before all the Judges of England, written in 1638 in more than one hand
'December Anno 1637. [Copies of the official record of] the Arguments made in the Exchequer Chamber before all the Judges of England ...', in the case of Ship-money when John Hampden was defendant. The arguments of the four counsel occupy fols. 2-199, and the opinions of the twelve judges (dated Jan. 27, 1637/8-June 9, 1638), fols. 201-404.
- Creation: written in 1638 in more than one hand
Language of Materials
MS. Bodl. 184
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. V, no. 27641.
These copies were made for 'John Hanbury', who owned the volume in 1638, and who has stamped in by hand some letters, arabic figures and ornaments, including his own name and the date.