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De laudibus legum Angliæ writen by Sir Iohn Fortescue L. Ch. Iustice, and after L. Chancellor to K. Henry VI. Hereto are ioind the two Summes of Sir Ralph de Hengham L. Ch. Iustice to K. Edward I. commonly calld Hengham magna, and Hengham parua. Neuer before publisht. Notes both on Fortescue and Hengham are added.

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    SR - 94/

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    [9], 132, [3] leaves; 56, [12], 35, 34-159, [3] p. ; 8°.

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General note: Edited, with notes, by John Selden. Latin and English in parallel columns. The first part is a translation by Robert Mulcaster of: De laudibus legum Angliae. Printer's name conjectured by STC. "Notes vpon Sir Iohn Fortescue Knight" has separate pagination commencing on ²B1r. "Radulphi de Hengham Edwardi Regis I. Capitalis oli`m iustitiarij summæ", in Latin only, has separate dated title page and pagination; register continues from the "Notes". First leaf blank except for signature-mark [par.]; the last leaf is blank. Signatures: [par.]8 A-R8, ²B-D8 ²E4 ²F-Q8. Entered to the English Stock 5 March 1620. Q8 (blank); MS. ink contemporary account list on front fly leaf: payments of [pound sterling]1 to 6d by various people UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 11197 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1970. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1202:12). Ownership and custodial history: urchased from E.M. Lawson, Sutton Coldfield, 1959 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Bound in vellum, name of author written in MS. ink on spine UK-SuSCL