Canon and Civil Law Notebook

Scope and Content

Notes on canon and civil law, mostly abridgements of pre-Reformation texts, especially Justinian's Institutes, with references to English statutes up to 1548. It is written in a single hand throughout, in Latin with some English. There is a fragment of a fifteenth-century medical tract on the guards of the volume. There are also ownership inscriptions in pencil, 'John Fowler his booke 1649' and 'William Fowler his booke'. 175 folios.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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