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"Somonces of knights and burgeses to parleament and councell and services in warre, out of the Close Roules," in the reigns of Edw. I. II. III.; with writs for the payment of their expenses, dated 1617

MS. Rawl. A. 78, fol. 7
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Prefixed to the extracts from the rolls are the two following tracts:

  1. (fol. 8) "The antiquity of parliaments in England;" [by sir John Doddridge.]
  2. (fols. 11, 15b) "Here followeth the forme and manner of kepinge of the parlament of Ynglande;" with a similar tract in Latin, being a version slightly varying from that contained in fol. 2 of this volume.


  • Creation: dated 1617


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Rawl. A. 78, fol. 7

Custodial History

Formerly in the possession of Peter Le Neve, whose name is inscribed on fols. 19, 21.


  • "The antiquity of parliaments in England;" [by sir John Doddridge] is printed in The several opinions of several learned antiquaries , etc., 12º. Lond. 1658, pp. 1–27, and 1679; and reprinted in Hearne's Curious Discourses .

Physical Facet

Stitched in a parchment cover, which forms a portion, in great part obliterated, of a petition in Chancery respecting property at Holme Street in the parish of Tarvin, Cheshire, granted by John Starkey to Hugh Massey; [temp. Jac. I. ?]


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