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Historical collections, late 16th century-17th century

MS. Eng. hist. c. 284
Held at the Weston Library

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Historical collections, including:

  1. (fols. 1-38) 'The lawes of the Marches made and established upon three speciall grounds', late 16th century, with an ownership inscription of Christopher Favel on fol. 2;
  2. (fols. 46-71) notes for and drafts of Johnston's work The king's visitatorial power asserted (London, 1688);
  3. (fols. 120-151) an account by Johnston of 'What I have found in our best historians, Acts of Parliament or authentick records concerning the lawe or usage of frequent new parliaments'.

HMC 5: 6th report (1877) app., 458, vol. 23 (part only).


  • Creation: late 16th century-17th century


177 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. c. 284