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Papers of John Anstis relating to a defence of the legality of the Court of Chivalry, occasioned by the case of Chambers v. Jennings (1701)

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 32

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Papers of John Anstis relating to a defence of the legality of the Court of Chivalry, occasioned by the case of Chambers v. Jennings (1701), including:
  1. (fols. 6-28) 'Abstract of records relating to the Court Military', with index
  2. (fols. 31-49, 52-160, 163-75, 265v-322, 322v-5, 330-56, 357) seven incomplete drafts of essays on the Court of Chivalry
  3. (fols. 185-264) unpublished printed essay, interleaved, with manuscript additions
  4. (fol. 359) list of authorities 'to be consulted about the power of Constable and Marshal'.

Dates

  • c. 1701

Extent

402 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 32, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 32

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11317

Overview

Papers of John Anstis relating to a defence of the legality of the Court of Chivalry, occasioned by the case of Chambers v. Jennings (1701)

Biographical / Historical

John Anstis (1669-1744) was an English herald and antiquary.

Custodial History

S. Baker and G. Leigh, 12 Dec. 1768 (Anstis sale), lot [481]; owned by Sir William Burrell (arms on covers, bookplate on fol. 31).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, P. J. and A. E. Dobell, cat. 84 (1929), 21.

Physical Facet

Diced calf, gilt border and arms of Burrell on each cover, rebacked
Title
Papers of John Anstis relating to a defence of the legality of the Court of Chivalry, occasioned by the case of Chambers v. Jennings (1701)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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