John Taylor of Guilfoord ...
- John Taylor of Guilfoord ...
- Published / Created
- 1676 
- Manuscript on paper, in a single cursive hand, of notes on some cases heard in the Court of King?s Bench in 1677 and 1678. and Many of the notes concern the trials involving Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, including his suit for slander against Lord Digby, the habeas corpus issued for him, and his own trial in King?s Bench. The notes include summaries of the arguments made by Shaftesbury?s and Digby?s representatives and the debate concerning the """"prorogation"""" or """"adjournment"""" of Parliament.
Binding: contemporary sheep; impression of central boss on front panel.
Teaching resource: English Paleography Examples, 16th-18th century
- 15 x 10 cm.
- Call Number
- Osborn b359
- Collection Title
- Some trialls and motions ap[u]d bancho regis termino hill[ary] Jan: 29th 166/7 [sic], [1677-1678]
- Collection Note
- 1 v. (56 p., many blanks)
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Subject (Geographic)
Great Britain --Politics and government --1660-1688
Great Britain --Social conditions --17th century
- Subject (Name)
Digby, John, Earl of Bristol, 1635?-1698
Great Britain. Court of King’s Bench
Great Britain. Parliament, 1661-1678
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1621-1683
Taylor, John, of Guilfoord, Essex
- Subject (Topic)
Libel and slander
Whig Party (Great Britain)
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