'Praxis in Curiis Ecclesiasticis', 136 folios. This is a text of the second-earliest version of Clarke's treatise, which was first published in 1666. The present text contains numerous omissions, which have been supplied in the margin.
Francis Clarke: Praxis in Curiis Ecclesiasticis
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- Dates of Creation1596
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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by Francis Jenkinson, 1909.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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The volume was previously MS 3599 in the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart, and was sold at his sale at Sotheby's in 1897.
The treatise is noted by Professor Derrett in Studia et documenta historiae et iuris, 40: 65 (siglum P). For further information see J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), p. 596.