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The fourth part of a brief register, kalendar and survey of the several kinds, forms of parliamentary writs. Comprising all writs de expensis militum, civium, et burgensium parliamenti, extant in the Tower records: All petitions, acts, law-cases, matters concerning them: The names, qualities, expenses of the knights, citizens, burgesses, and short duration of each Parliament, Great Counsil, session mentioned in them, in the reigns of King Edward 1, 2, 3. Richard 2. Henry 4, 5, 6. and Edward 4. [etc.] By William Prynne Esq; a Bencher, and Reader of the honourable society of Lincolnes-Inne.
London, Printed by T. Ratcliffe, for the Author, and sold by George Thomason at the Rose and Crown in St. Pauls Curch-yard, and Edward Thomas at the Adam and Eve in Little-Britain, 1664., London - Description: 4to (9¼ × 7 in): [30], 1220, [28] p. Recovered in full morocco, gilt tooling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. · Register: 4º: A^4 a-c^4 B-7P^4 7Q^2 [dagger]-3[dagger]^4 4[dagger]^2 (A1, a blank, present). · Condition: Leather worn, boards detached. Wide-margined copy, paper bright. · Comments: Fourth and final part of the "Brief Register", separately issued from 1659 to 1664, the tangible product of Prynne's belief that the study of primary sources was indispensable to the understanding of constitutional history and right. · References: S&M 1:136(87); Wing P3961; ESTC R14784. · Title continued: "With a clear detection, refutation of the gross errors, and pretended antinquity, authority of that absurde imposture, intituled, Modus tenendi Parliamentum, and Sir Edward Cooks apology for it; With his and others mistakes in Parliament records, presidents vouched by them. Also a large usefull discourse, concerning the true, antient, legal extent, inception, duration of the priviedge of Parliament-members and their attendants, out of records; with other particulars concerning the proceedings, judicature in Parliaments. And an exact, useful alphabetical, chronological catalogue of all cities, burroughs, ports, sending citizens, burgesses, barons at any time under these kings to Parliaments or Great Counsils; and of the respective citizens, burgesses, barons names, now found extant in writs of expenses, or returns of writs of summons in the Tower. Collected, illustrated with useful annotations and observations, for the information, benefit of the present age and posterity." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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