Manual on ecclesiastical courts by Francis Clerke
Manual on ecclesiastical courts by Francis Clerke, with (fols. 1-4) preface dated 1596, in a contemporary copy with unfinished illumination (Pächt & Alexander iii, no. 1208) and marginal notes not found in the printed text, Praxis ... (Dublin, 1666).
188 leaves, 123 to end blank.
A similar copy is Oxford, University College MS. 31.
- Creation: 1596
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. c. 54, fols. 1-2].
MS. Lat. misc. c. 54
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11057
Manual on ecclesiastical courts by Francis Clerke, with preface dated 1596
Biographical / Historical
Francis Clerke (fl. 1564–1596) was a civil lawyer and jurist.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, no. 47907.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Sotheby's, 1 Aug. 1928, lot 454.
calf, gilt, rebacked
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