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A brief discourse touching the office of Lord Chancellor of England. Written by the learned John Selden of the Inner Temple, Esq; and dedicated by him to Sir Francis Bacon ... Transcribed from a true copy thereof, found amongst the collections of ... St. Lo. Kniveton, late of Grayes Inne Esq; together with A true catalogue of lord chancellors, and keepers of the great seal of England, from the Norman conquest, untill this present year, 1671. By William Dugdale, Esquire, Norroy king of arms.

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    SR - OS - 93/

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    [4], 26 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., port. ; 2°.

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General note: Effigy of Sir Francis Bacon signed: W. Hollar fecit 1670. Also issued as part of: Rescusitatio. London, 1671 (Wing B321). Signatures: A-H2; MS. ink note on G1r; bound with Dugdale, Sir William The ancient usage in bearing...arms. 1682 UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S2420 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1968. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 293:13). Ownership and custodial history: Bookseller's notes in MS. pencil on flyleaf UK-SuSCL Binding Information: All leaves mounted; early C20th full calf with geometric gold tooling UK-SuSCL