Legal Notebooks of Sir Thomas Robinson

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Legal notebooks of Sir Thomas Robinson, with two precedent books in another hand.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Thomas Robinson (1618-1683) was prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas. See J.H. Baker, 'Sir Thomas Robinson (1618-83), chief prothonotary of the Common Pleas', Bodleian Library Record, 10 (1978-82), 27-40.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The notebooks were bought from Frognal Bookshop in 1974.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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. I, nos. 45635-42.