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Henry Spelman
Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary, Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians, Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully explained. Wing S4929
London: Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, 1684. Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-preserved; the Taussig copy Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
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