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A94665 To the right honourable the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, the humble petition of the prisoners in the Fleet 1646 (1646) Wing T1694; ESTC R43781 876 1 View Text
A84753 Foure true and considerable positions for the sitting members the new court of justice, and new judges, sheriffs, officers, lawyers, iustices, and others to ruminate upon. 1649 (1649) Wing F1673; Thomason 669.f.13[90]; ESTC R211243 2,069 1 View Text
A01164 Nevves from France. A true relation of the great losses which happened by the lamentable accident of fire in the citie of Paris, the 24. day of October last past, 1621 which burnt downe the Merchants Bridge, the Changers Bridge, and diuers houses neere vnto them. Together with the speedy diligence vsed by the Duke De Monbason, gouernour of the said towne, for the quenching thereof. Also a decree made in the Court of Parliament in Paris, whereby an order is taken for prouiding for the merchants that haue lost their goods by the sayd fire, and to preuent the like mischance in time to come. Translated according to the French copie, printed at Paris. France. Parlement (Paris). Proceedings. 1621-10-26. 1621 (1621) STC 11279.5; ESTC S102578 4,753 14 View Text
B04178 The Lord Bishop of Londonderry's case: with some reasons humbly offered to the consideration of the Lords in England, to induce their lordships not to take cognizance of an appeal lately brought before them by the Society of Assistants in London for Ulster in Ireland, against an order of the House of Lords in Ireland, made the last sessions of Parliament there. Sloane, James.; Annesley, Francis, fl. 1707.; England and Wales. Parliament. House of Lords. 1698 (1698) Wing L3041; ESTC R180058 6,739 4 View Text
A77472 A brief state of the case and tryal had in the Kings Bench, in the assize brought for the Office of Chief Clerk for inrolling of pleas in the said court; between William Bridgeman, Esq; plantiff; and Rowland Holt, Esq; and Edward Coleman, Gent. defendants Bridgeman, William, Esq.; Holt, Rowland, Esq.; Coleman, Edward, gent.; England and Wales. Court of King's Bench. 1694 (1694) Wing B4648A; ESTC R211057 7,199 8 View Text
A87440 The juries right, asserted and vindicated by the ancient and good law of England VVherin is clearly discovered the necessity, benefit, and safety of juries, in opposition to those corruptions, and many evils that are incident, and do attend judges (as they are cal'd) both in civill and common courts. Occasioned by the late unjust, cruell, and illegall triall of Mr Tho. Webbe, at the sessions held for London and Middlesex in the Old Bayly. By Abraham Lawmind, ear-witnesse of the said triall, a hearty well-wisher of the common good. Lawmind, Abraham. 1654 (1654) Wing J1215A; ESTC R229627 8,730 16 View Text
A52926 Acts and laws, passed by the general Court or Assembly of His Majesties Province of New-Hampshire in New-England, begun and held at Portsmouth, on Monday the seventh day of August, 1699, anno regni Gulielmi Tertii, Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis undecimo; Laws, etc. New Hampshire.; New Hampshire. General Assembly. 1699 (1699) Wing N645; ESTC R12151 10,157 9 View Text
A62721 To the high & honourable the legal earthly supreame povver of England, the representive body thereof, the Commons elective in Parliament assembled with authority only for the weale, but not for the woe of the people. The just petition of the free-borne commoners of the county of [blank] whose names are hereunto subscribed, earnestly desiring, the prosperity of the gospell, the removall of bad, the setlement of just lawes, the freedome of this nation, and the peace and tranquilety of all men. 1659 (1659) Wing T1397A; ESTC R219762 10,952 10 View Text
A34660 An abstract or the lawes of New England as they are novv established Cotton, John, 1584-1652. 1641 (1641) Wing C6408; ESTC R9081 11,490 20 View Text
A02975 The French kings edict vpon the reducing of the citie of Paris vnder his obedience Published the 28. of March 1594. VVhereto is adioyned the said kinges letters patents for the reestablishment of the Court of Parliament at Paris. Also a decree of the saide Court of Parliament of the 30. of March, concerning a reuocation of whatsoeuer hath bene committed in preiudice of the kinges authoritie, and the lawes of the land. All faithfully translated out of the French copies printed at Paris by Frederick Morell, by E.A. France. Sovereign (1589-1610 : Henry IV); Aggas, Edward. 1594 (1594) STC 13118; ESTC S112615 12,333 30 View Text
A28043 Cases of treason written by Sir Francis Bacon, Knight ... Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. 1641 (1641) Wing B272; ESTC R16590 15,315 40 View Text
A41287 A speech of the Honourable Nathanael Fiennes, second son to the right honourable the Lord Say, in answere to the third speech of the Lord George Digby concerning bishops and the city of Londons petition : both which were made the 9th of Feb. 1640 in the honourable House of Commons : in which is plainely cleared the severall objections that are made against the Londoners petition and also the great and transcendent evills of episcopal government, are demonstrated and plainly laid open. Fiennes, Nathaniel, 1607 or 8-1669. 1641 (1641) Wing F880; ESTC R226088 15,328 32 View Text
A29340 A breviate of the state of Scotland in its government, Supream Courts, officers of state, inferiour officers, offices, and Inferiour Courts, districts, jurisdictions, burroughs royal, and free corporations 1689 (1689) Wing B4415; ESTC R19116 15,422 20 View Text
A48880 The fundamental constitutions of Carolina; Constitution (1669) Locke, John, 1632-1704. 1670 (1670) Wing L2743A; ESTC R221365 16,616 28 View Text
A18989 An epitome of certaine late aspersions cast at ciuilians, the ciuil and ecclesistical lawes, the courts Christian; and at bishops and their chancellors Wherein the authors thereof are refuted, and refelled. With an appendix, wherein the ciuill and canon lawes, with the causes of the cognisance or cognition of either of them in the Church or commou-wealth [sic] in the Kings dominions, (what they are), are opened. By VVilliam Clerk, Bach. of the Ciuill Law. The aspersions follow in the next fol.; Epitome of certaine late aspersions cast at civilians Clerk, William. 1631 (1631) STC 5406; ESTC S108076 19,221 54 View Text
A62171 The infancy of elders a short treatise composed for vindication of the Christian liberty of freeborne denizens of England, or A refutation of the tyrannicall unlawfull mis-government of our church by lay-elders / written by J.S. minister of the Word in Lancashire. J. S., Minister of the Word in Lancashire. 1647 (1647) Wing S68; ESTC R8376 22,428 29 View Text
A43746 Institutions, or, Advice to his grandson in three parts / by William Higford ... Higford, William, 1581?-1657. 1658 (1658) Wing H1947; ESTC R34464 23,330 114 View Text
A06372 The true originall edict of Nants as it was enacted by Henry the third, and confirmed by the last French King Henry the fourth of famous memory. And reestablished by Lewis the thirteenth, for the better assurance of those of the reformed religion, as appeareth by the Kings Edict of peace, dated in the campe at Mompellier the nineteenth of October 1622. and proclaimed throughout all his dominions for a finall ending of all ciuill troubles. Cum priuilegio.; Edit de Nantes. English France.; France. Sovereign (1574-1589 : Henry III) 1622 (1622) STC 16843; ESTC S103960 28,148 58 View Text
A47957 The present state of Geneva with a brief description of that city, and several changes and alterations it hath been subject to from the first foundation thereof until this present year, 1681.; Historia Genevrina. English Leti, Gregorio, 1630-1701. 1681 (1681) Wing L1338; ESTC R21467 29,592 88 View Text
A94265 Syllogologia; or, An historical discourse of parliaments in their originall before the Conquest, and continuance since. Together with the originall growth, and continuance, of these courts following, viz. [brace] High Court of Chancery, Upper Bench, Common-Pleas, Exchequer, Dutchy, and other inferiour courts now in use in this Commonwealth. J. S. 1656 (1656) Wing S93; Thomason E1646_1; ESTC R203463 29,703 88 View Text
A44117 The learned readings of Sir Robert Holbourne, Knight upon the statute of 25 Edw. 3. cap. 2, being the statute of treasons : to which is added cases of [brace] prerogative, treason, misprision of treason, felony, &c. / written by the Right Honourable Francis Bacon ... ; and now reprinted for publick benefit. Holborne, Robert, Sir, d. 1647.; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. Cases of treason. 1681 (1681) Wing H2373; ESTC R34943 30,681 150 View Text
A02979 The Kings edict and declaration vpon the former edicts of pacification Published in Paris at the parliament held the xxv. of Februarie. 1599. At Paris, by the printers and stationers ordinary to the King. 1599. Cum priuilegio dictæ Maiestatis.; Proclamations. 1598-04-03 France. Sovereign (1589-1610 : Henry IV); Henry IV, King of France, 1553-1610. 1599 (1599) STC 13120; ESTC S103955 31,848 68 View Text
A04026 Informations, or a protestation, and a treatise from Scotland Seconded with D. Reignoldes his letter to Sir Francis Knollis. And Sir Francis Knollis his speach in Parliament. All suggesting the vsurpation of papal bishops. Knollys, Francis, Sir, d. 1643.; Rainolds, John, 1549-1607.; Simson, Patrick, 1556-1618. 1608 (1608) STC 14084; ESTC S107421 32,696 102 View Text
B10248 An exact survey of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. Of their cities, castles, fortresses, and other their dominions there: With some remarques of their government, antiquities and memorable actions. Together with an exact map of the Seven Provinces: which is also to be sold alone. / Collected by T.W. T. W. 1673 (1673) Wing W118A; ESTC R186113 36,792 171 View Text
A93076 The clear sun-shine of the gospel breaking forth upon the Indians in Nevv-England. Or, An historicall narration of Gods wonderfull workings upon sundry of the Indians, both chief governors and common-people, in bringing them to a willing and desired submission to the ordinances of the gospel; and framing their hearts to an earnest inquirie after the knowledge of God the Father, and of Jesus Christ the Saviour of the world. / By Mr. Thomas Shepard minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ at Cambridge in New-England. Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649. 1648 (1648) Wing S3109; Thomason E431_14; ESTC R206115 39,184 54 View Text
A66820 The high court of justice. Or Cromwells new slaughter-house in England With the authoritie that constituted and ordained it, arraigned, convicted, and condemned; for usurpation, treason, tyrannie, theft, and murder. Being the III. part of the Historie of independencie: written by the same author.; High court of justice Walker, Clement, 1595-1651.; Andrews, Eusebius, d. 1650. 1651 (1651) Wing W324D; ESTC R203985 41,776 78 View Text
A32677 The two charters granted by King Charles IId to the proprietors of Carolina with the first and last fundamental constitutions of that colony.; Charter (1663) England and Wales. Sovereign (1660-1685 : Charles II); Locke, John, 1632-1704.; Carolina (Colony). Charter (1665); Carolina (Colony). Constitution (1669) 1698 (1698) Wing C3622; ESTC R4148 45,941 64 View Text
A49890 Plain dealing, or, Nevves from New-England a short view of New-Englands present government, both ecclesiasticall and civil, compared with the anciently-received and established government of England in some materiall points : fit for the gravest consideratin in these times / by Thomas Lechford ...; Plain dealing Lechford, Thomas, ca. 1590-1644? 1642 (1642) Wing L810; ESTC R12846 46,269 88 View Text
A57454 An account of Sueden together with an extract of the history of that kingdom. Robinson, John, 1650-1723. 1694 (1694) Wing R1690; ESTC R12230 47,457 212 View Text
A13219 A short survey or history of the kingdome of Sueden Containing a briefe description of all the provinces of his whole dominion: as also the riches of his kingdome, the antiquity, nature, and manners of that nation; with the government of his realme, might, and power of this great King, as well by sea as by land; his great officers, his customes and revenves of the Crowne. With a genealogy and pedegree of the kings of Sueden, of those especially who have reigned these last five hundred yeers, with some of their most memorable acts and deeds, with their alliance and issue or off-spring. Something also more particularly concerning that illustrious invincible great Gustavus Adolphus the II. and of his wars with the Russian, Denmarke and Poland: as also of his most memorable acts since his comming to the crowne, as well before, as since his entring into Germany, untill this present yeere 1632.; Suecia, sive de Suecorum Regis dominiis. English. Abridgments Bure, Anders, 1571-1646.; Hildebrandt, Andreas, d. 1637. Genealogia regum Sueciae. English.; L. S., Sir, fl. 1632.; Story, John, fl. 1632. 1632 (1632) STC 23518; ESTC S120735 49,965 108 View Text
A13218 A Short survey of the kingdome of Sweden containing a briefe description of all the provinces of this whole dominion, as also the riches of this kingdome, the antiquitie, nature, and manners of this nation, together with the government of this realme, might and power of this great king as well by sea as by land, his great officers, his customes, and reuenues of the crowne : a catalogue of many of the kings of Sweden, of those especially who have reigned these last five hundreth yeares, with some of their most memorable acts and deeds, with their alliance and issue or off-spring : something also more particularly concerning that illustrious invincible great Gustauus Adolphus the 2. and some of his most memorable acts since his comming to the crowne, as well before as since his entring Germany, untill this present yeare 1632. 1632 (1632) STC 23517.5; ESTC S4930 50,849 110 View Text
A60883 The security of English-mens lives, or, The trust, power, and duty of the grand jurys of England explaining according to the fundamentals of the English government, and the declarations of the same made in Parliament by many statutes / published for the prevention of popish designs against the lives of many Protestant lords and commoners who stand firm to the religion and ancient government of England. Somers, John Somers, Baron, 1651-1716. 1681 (1681) Wing S4643; ESTC R33648 56,152 169 View Text
A28196 A treatise of the nobilitie of the realme collected out of the body of the common law, with mention of such statutes as are incident hereunto, upon a debate of the Barony of Aburgavenny : with a table of the heads contained in this treatise.; Magazine of honour Bird, William, 17th cent. 1642 (1642) Wing B2956; ESTC R18509 58,218 162 View Text
A67861 The jurisdiction of the admiralty of England asserted against Sr. Edward Coke's Articuli admiralitatis, in XXII chapter of his jurisdiction of courts by Richard Zouch ... Zouch, Richard, 1590-1661.; Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634. 1663 (1663) Wing Z22; ESTC R21844 62,368 170 View Text
A34454 A true description of the mighty kingdoms of Japan and Siam written originally in Dutch by Francis Caron and Joost Schorten ; and novv rendred into English by Capt. Roger Manley.; Benschrijvinghe van het machtigh coninckrijcke Japan. English Caron, François, 1600-1673.; Schouten, Joost.; Manley, Roger, Sir, 1626?-1688. 1663 (1663) Wing C607; ESTC R22918 62,553 163 View Text
A67329 An account of the Islands of Orkney by James Wallace ... ; to which is added an essay concerning the Thule of the ancients. Wallace, James, d. 1688.; Sibbald, Robert, Sir, 1641-1722. Essay concerning the Thule of the ancients. 1700 (1700) Wing W491; ESTC R34706 63,791 200 View Text
A00400 A discourse of the nauigation which the Portugales doe make to the realmes and prouinces of the east partes of the worlde and of the knowledge that growes by them of the great thinges, which are in the dominions of China. Written by Barnardine of Escalanta, of the realme of Galisia priest. Translated out of Spanish into English, by Iohn Frampton.; Discurso de la navegacion que los portugueses hazen à los reinos y provincias del Oriente. English Escalante, Bernardino de, 16th cent.; Frampton, John, fl. 1577-1596. 1579 (1579) STC 10529; ESTC S101702 64,782 94 View Text
A69998 Certaine observations concerning the office of the Lord Chancellor composed by the Right Honorable and most learned Thomas, Lord Ellesmere, late Lord Chancellor of England ; whereunto is annexed a perfect table and a methodicall analysis of the whole treatise. Egerton, Thomas, Sir, 1540?-1617. 1651 (1651) Wing E359; ESTC R4472 72,038 136 View Text
A41016 Sacra nemesis, the Levites scourge, or, Mercurius Britan. disciplin'd, [Mercurius] civicvs [disciplin'd] also deverse remarkable disputes and resolvs in the Assembly of Divines related, episcopacy asserted, truth righted, innocency vindicated against detraction. Featley, Daniel, 1582-1645. 1644 (1644) Wing F593; ESTC R2806 73,187 105 View Text
A61271 Episcopal jurisdiction asserted according to the right constitution thereof, by His Majesties laws, both ecclesiastical and temporal, occasioned by the stating and vindicating of the Bishop of Waterford's case, with the mayor and sheriffs of Waterford / by a diligent enquirer into the reasons and grounds thereof. Stanhope, Arthur, d. 1685?; Gore, Hugh, 1612 or 13-1691. 1671 (1671) Wing S5221; ESTC R21281 74,602 136 View Text
A50719 Observations upon the 28. (i.e. 18.) Act, 23. Parl. K. James VI. against dispositions made in defraud of creditors, &c. by Sir George Mckenzie ... Mackenzie, George, Sir, 1636-1691.; England and Wales. Laws, etc. 1675 (1675) Wing M187; ESTC R19315 75,257 223 View Text
A52036 An answer to a booke entitvled An hvmble remonstrance in which the originall of liturgy, episcopacy is discussed : and quares propounded concerning both : the parity of bishops and presbyters in Scripture demonstrated : the occasion of their imparity in antiquity discovered : the disparity of the ancient and our moderne bishops manifested : the antiquity of ruling elders in the church vindicated : the prelaticall church bownded / written by Smectymnvvs. Smectymnuus.; Milton, John, 1608-1674. 1641 (1641) Wing M748; ESTC R21898 76,341 112 View Text
A52055 Smectymnuus redivivus Being an answer to a book, entituled, An humble remonstrance. In which, the original of liturgy episcopacy is discussed, and quæries propounded concerning both. The parity of bishops and presbyters in scripture demonstrated. The occasion of the imparity in antiquity discovered. The disparity of the ancient and our moderne bishops manifested. The antiquity of ruling elders in the church vindicated. The prelaticall church bounded. Smectymnuus.; Marshall, Stephen, 1594?-1655.; Calamy, Edmund, 1600-1666.; Young, Thomas, 1587-1655.; Newcomen, Matthew, 1610?-1669.; Spurstowe, William, 1605?-1666. 1654 (1654) Wing M784; ESTC R223740 77,642 91 View Text
A35720 A manuell, or, Briefe treatise of some particular rights and priuiledges belonging to the High Court of Parliament wherein is shewed how of late times they have been violated : the true condition of the militia of this kingdome, so much now controverted both by king and Parliament, by the positive lawes discussed and debated : with a briefe touch at the royall prerogative / by Robert Derham of Graies-Inne, Esquire. Derham, Robert. 1647 (1647) Wing D1097; ESTC R16744 83,752 146 View Text
A09400 A discourse of conscience wherein is set downe the nature, properties, and differences thereof: as also the way to get and keepe good conscience. Perkins, William, 1558-1602. 1596 (1596) STC 19696; ESTC S110415 85,171 182 View Text
A25872 The arraignment, tryal, and condemnation of Ambrose Rookwood, for the horrid and execrable conspiracy to assassinate His Sacred Majesty King William, in order to a French invasion of this kingdom who upon full evidence was found guilty of high treason before His Majesty's justices of Oyer and Terminer, at Westminster on Tuesday the 21st of April 1696, and received sentence the day following, and was executed at Tyburn on the 29th day of the said month : in which tryal is contained all the learned arguments of the King's council and likewise the council for the prisoner, upon the new act of Parliament for regulating tryals in cases of treason. Rookwood, Ambrose, 1664-1696, defendant. 1696 (1696) Wing A3755; ESTC R4588 88,215 80 View Text
A25869 The arraignment and plea of Edw. Fitz-Harris, Esq. with all the arguments in law, and proceedings of the Court of Kings-Bench thereupon, in Easter term, 1681. Fitzharris, Edward, 1648?-1681, defendant.; England and Wales. Court of King's Bench. 1681 (1681) Wing A3746; ESTC R6663 92,241 70 View Text
B08601 War practically perform'd: shewing all the requisites belonging to a land-army, in marches, battels, and sieges. / Deduced from ancient and modern discipline by the experience of Capt. Nath. Boteler. Boteler, Nathaniel. 1672 (1672) Wing B6288D; ESTC R173344 93,172 256 View Text
A48310 Memoranda : touching the oath ex officio, pretended self-accusation, and canonical purgation together with some notes about the making of some new, and alteration and explanation of some old laws, all most humbly submitted to the consideration of this Parliament / by Edw. Lake ... Lake, Edward, Sir, 1596 or 7-1674. 1662 (1662) Wing L188; ESTC R14261 107,287 162 View Text
A63787 Jus filizarii, or, The filacer's office in the Court of King's-Bench setting forth the practice by original writ, with several precedents and other matters relating thereunto : and also a presentment of the fees of all the officers in the said court : very usefull for the filacers and all other practicers in that court / by John Trye ... Trye, John. 1684 (1684) Wing T3173; ESTC R21039 115,595 300 View Text
A31599 The second part of the present state of England together with divers reflections upon the antient state thereof / by Edward Chamberlayne ...; Angliae notitia. Part 2 Chamberlayne, Edward, 1616-1703. 1671 (1671) Wing C1848; ESTC R5609 117,915 324 View Text
A80754 The covenant of God with Abraham, opened. Wherein I. The duty of infant-baptism is cleared. II. Something added concerning the Sabbath, and the nature and increase of the kingdome of Christ. Together with a short discourse concerning the manifestations of God unto his people in the last dayes. Wherein is shewed the manner of the spirits work therein to be in the use of ordinary gifts, not by extraordinary revelations. / By William Carter minister of the gospel in London. Carter, William, 1605-1658. 1654 (1654) Wing C679; Thomason E811_5; ESTC R207606 118,861 192 View Text
A42758 An assertion of the government of the Church of Scotland in the points of ruling-elders and of the authority of presbyteries and synods with a postscript in answer to a treatise lately published against presbyteriall government. Gillespie, George, 1613-1648. 1641 (1641) Wing G745; ESTC R16325 120,649 275 View Text
A38821 The great pressures and grievances of the Protestants in France and their apology to the late ordinances made against them : both out of the Edict of Nantes, and several other fundamental laws of France : and that these new illegalities, and their miseries are contrived by the Pop. Bishops arbitrary power / gathered and digested by E. E. of Greys Inn ... ; humbly dedicated to His Majesty of Great Britain in Parliament. Everard, Edmund.; France. Sovereign (1643-1715 : Louis XIV); France. Edit de Nantes. 1681 (1681) Wing E3529; ESTC R8721 124,201 87 View Text
A33345 A true and faithful account of the four chiefest plantations of the English in America to wit, of Virginia, New-England, Bermudus, Barbados : with the temperature of the air, the nature of the soil, the rivers, mountains, beasts, fowls, birds, fishes, trees, plants, fruits, &c. : as also, of the natives of Virginia, and New-England, their religion, customs, fishing, hunting, &c. / collected by Samuel Clarke ... Clarke, Samuel, 1599-1682. 1670 (1670) Wing C4558; ESTC R17743 124,649 128 View Text
A17571 The altar of Damascus or the patern of the English hierarchie, and Church policie obtruded upon the Church of Scotland Calderwood, David, 1575-1650. 1621 (1621) STC 4352; ESTC S107401 125,085 228 View Text
A13230 The German history continued. The seventh part. Wherein is conteyned the principall passages of the last summer. ... With the siege and taking of Regenspurg, as also the siege and battell of Norlingen, with an exact mappe thereof. Lastly is added certaine misselanies of stories of most parts of Christendome. All which is done not by the former, but another author N. C.; Watts, William, 1590?-1649. Swedish intelligencer. 1634 (1634) STC 23525.7; ESTC S103047 125,601 220 View Text
A08690 The vnmasking of all popish monks, friers, and Iesuits. Or, A treatise of their genealogie, beginnings, proceedings, and present state Together with some briefe obseruations of their treasons, murders, fornications, impostures, blasphemies, and sundry other abominable impieties. Written as a caueat or forewarning for Great Britaine to take heed in time of these romish locusts. By Lewis Owen. Owen, Lewis, 1572-1633. 1628 (1628) STC 18998; ESTC S113782 125,685 175 View Text
A34769 The life of John Baptist Colbert, late minister and secretary of state to Lewis XIV, the present French king done into English from a French copy printed at Cologne this present year, 1695.; Vie de Jean-Baptiste Colbert. English Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien, 1644-1712. 1695 (1695) Wing C6599; ESTC R8430 128,103 270 View Text
A53418 Ordines cancellariæ, being orders of the High Court of Chancery, from the first year of King Charles I, to this present Hillary term, 1697 ... to which is added the Rules and orders of the Court of Exchequer. England and Wales. Court of Chancery.; England and Wales. Court of Exchequer. Rules and orders of the Court of Exchequer. 1698 (1698) Wing O415; ESTC R11916 131,267 357 View Text
A20031 A true, modest, and iust defence of the petition for reformation, exhibited to the Kings most excellent Maiestie Containing an answere to the confutation published under the names of some of the Vniuersitie of Oxford. Together vvith a full declaration out of the Scriptures, and practise of the primitiue Church, of the severall points of the said petition. Sprint, John, d. 1623. Anatomy of the controversed ceremonies of the church of England. 1618 (1618) STC 6469; ESTC S119326 135,310 312 View Text
A96344 For the sacred lavv of the land. By Francis Whyte. White, Francis, d. 1657. 1652 (1652) Wing W1765; Thomason E1330_2; ESTC R209102 136,470 313 View Text
A55606 A vindication of monarchy and the government long established in the Church and Kingdome of England against the pernicious assertions and tumultuous practices of the innovators during the last Parliament in the reign of Charles the I / written by Sir Robert Poyntz, Knight of the Bath. Poyntz, Robert, Sir, 1589?-1665. 1661 (1661) Wing P3134; ESTC R3249 140,182 162 View Text
A42930 Synēgoros thalassios, A vievv of the admiral jurisdiction wherein the most material points concerning that jurisdiction are fairly and submissively discussed : as also divers of the laws, customes, rights, and priviledges of the high admiralty of England by ancient records, and other arguments of law asserted : whereunto is added by way of appendix an extract of the ancient laws of Oleron / by John Godolphin ... Godolphin, John, 1617-1678. 1661 (1661) Wing G952; ESTC R12555 140,185 276 View Text
A11082 Archæologiæ Atticæ libri tres. = Three bookes of the Attick antiquities Containing the description of the citties glory, government, division of the people, and townes within the Athenian territories, their religion, superstition, sacrifices, account of their yeare, as also a full relation of their iudicatories. By Francis Rous scholler of Merton Colledge in Oxon.; Archæologiæ Atticæ. Books 1-3. Rous, Francis, b. 1615. 1637 (1637) STC 21350; ESTC S116252 141,940 158 View Text
A19232 The commonvvealth and gouernment of Venice. VVritten by the Cardinall Gasper Contareno, and translated out of Italian into English, by Lewes Lewkenor Esquire. VVith sundry other collections, annexed by the translator for the more cleere and exact satisfaction of the reader. With a short chronicle in the end, of the liues and raignes of the Venetian dukes, from the very beginninges of their citie; De magistribus et republica Venetorum. English Contarini, Gasparo, 1483-1542.; Lewkenor, Lewis, Sir, d. 1626. 1599 (1599) STC 5642; ESTC S108619 143,054 250 View Text
A50375 An epitomy of English history wherein arbitrary government is display'd to the life, in the illegal transactions of the late times under the tyrannick usurpation of Oliver Cromwell; being a paralell to the four years reign of the late King James, whose government was popery, slavery, and arbitrary power, but now happily delivered by the instrumental means of King William & Queen Mary. Illustrated with copper plates. By Tho. May Esq; a late Member of Parliament.; Arbitrary government displayed to the life. May, Thomas, ca. 1645-1718. 1690 (1690) Wing M1416E; ESTC R202900 143,325 210 View Text
A34709 Cottoni posthuma divers choice pieces of that renowned antiquary, Sir Robert Cotton, Knight and Baronet, preserved from the injury of time, and exposed to publick light, for the benefit of posterity / by J.H., Esq.; Selections. 1672 Cotton, Robert, Sir, 1571-1631.; Howell, James, 1594?-1666. 1672 (1672) Wing C6486; ESTC R2628 147,712 358 View Text
A48447 A true & exact history of the island of Barbados illustrated with a mapp of the island, as also the principall trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawne out by their severall and respective scales : together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the severall houses, roomes, and other places that are used in the whole processe of sugar-making ... / by Richard Ligon, Gent. Ligon, Richard. 1657 (1657) Wing L2075; ESTC R5114 151,046 156 View Text
A43971 The art of rhetoric, with A discourse of the laws of England by Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury.; Art of rhetoric Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679. 1681 (1681) Wing H2212; ESTC R7393 151,823 382 View Text
A28801 Examen legum Angliæ, or, The laws of England examined, by Scripture, antiquity and reason cujus author anagrammat[os] est, A gomoz boa oz̄ bary. Booth, A., 17th cent.; Boon, A. 1656 (1656) Wing B3738; ESTC R38641 162,879 175 View Text
A19932 Le primer report des cases & matters en ley resolues & adiudges en les courts del Roy en Ireland. Collect et digest per Sr. Iohn Dauys Chiualer Atturney Generall del Roy en cest realme; Reports des cases & matters en ley, resolves & adjudges en les courts del roy en Ireland Davies, John, Sir, 1569-1626. 1615 (1615) STC 6361; ESTC S107361 165,355 220 View Text
A96725 The law of laws: or, The excellency of the civil lavv, above all humane lavvs whatsoever. Shewing of how great use and necessity the civil law is to this nation. / By Ro: Wiseman, Dr of the civil law. Wiseman, Robert, Sir, 1613-1684. 1657 (1657) Wing W3113; Thomason E889_3 165,799 209 View Text
A68730 Certain general reasons, prouing the lawfulnesse of the Oath of allegiance, written by R.S. priest, to his priuat friend. Whereunto is added, the treatise of that learned man, M. William Barclay, concerning the temporall power of the pope. And with these is ioyned the sermon of M. Theophilus Higgons, preached at Pauls Crosse the third of March last, because it containeth something of like argument Sheldon, Richard, d. 1642?; Barclay, William, 1546 or 7-1608. De potestate Papæ. English.; Higgons, Theophilus, 1578?-1659. Sermon preached at Pauls Crosse the third of March, 1610.; Barclay, John, 1582-1621. 1611 (1611) STC 22393; ESTC S117169 172,839 246 View Text
A94135 The Jesuite the chiefe, if not the onely state-heretique in the world. Or, The Venetian quarrell. Digested into a dialogue. / By Tho: Swadlin, D.D. Swadlin, Thomas, 1600-1670. 1646 (1646) Wing S6218; Thomason E363_8; ESTC R201230 173,078 216 View Text
A36825 The estate of the Empire, or, An abridgement of the laws and government of Germany cast into dialogues for the greater conveniency of a young prince that was instructed therein / by Lewis Du-May ... ; translated into French by D'Alexis Esq. ... ; now faithfully rendered into English. Dumay, Louis, d. 1681. 1664 (1664) Wing D2521; ESTC R7823 173,537 384 View Text
A39819 An historical account of the manners and behaviour of the Christians and the practices of Christianity throughout the several ages of the church written originally in French by Msr. Cl. Fleury ...; Moeurs des Chrétiens. English Fleury, Claude, 1640-1723. 1698 (1698) Wing F1363; ESTC R15813 173,937 370 View Text
A50728 The last famous siege of the city of Rochel together with the Edict of Nantes / written in French by Peter Meruault, a citizen of Rochel who was in the city from the beginning of the siege until the rendition of it.; Journal des choses plus memorables qui se sont passées au dernier siege de la Rochelle. English Mervault, Pierre, b. 1608.; France. Edit de Nantes. 1680 (1680) Wing M1879; ESTC R35042 174,829 329 View Text
A13028 An assertion for true and Christian church-policie VVherein certaine politike obiections made against the planting of pastours and elders in every congregation, are sufficientlie aunswered. And wherein also sundrie projectes are set downe, how the discipline by pastors & elders may be planted, without any derogation to the Kings royal prerogatiue, any indignitie to the three estates in Parleament, or any greater alteration of the laudable lawes, statutes, or customes of the realme, then may well be made without damage to the people. Stoughton, William, fl. 1584.; Knollys, Francis, Sir, d. 1643. 1604 (1604) STC 23318; ESTC S117843 177,506 448 View Text
A12718 England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland described and abridged with ye historic relation of things worthy memory from a farr larger voulume done by Iohn Speed.; Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Abridgements Speed, John, 1552?-1629.; Keere, Pieter van den, ca. 1571-ca. 1624, engraver.; Camden, William, 1551-1623. Britannia. 1627 (1627) STC 23035; ESTC S103213 178,357 376 View Text
A64345 An account of Poland containing a geographical description of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and the wars they have been engag'd in, the constitution of that government, particularly the manner of electing and crowning their king, his power and prerogatives : with a brief history of the Tartars / by Monsieur Hauteville ... ; to which is added, a chronology of the Polish kings, the abdication of King John Casimir, and the rise and progress of Socinianisme ; likewise a relation of the chief passages during the last interregnum ; and the election and coronation of the new King Frederic Augustus ; the whole comprehending whatsoever is curious and worthy of remark in the former and present state of Poland.; Relation historique de la Pologne. English Tende, Gaspard de, 1618-1697. 1698 (1698) Wing T678; ESTC R20715 178,491 319 View Text
A61696 An assertion for true and Christian church-policie wherein certain politike objections made against the planting of pastours and elders in every congregation are sufficiently answered : and wherein also sundry projects are set down ... Stoughton, William, 1632-1701. 1642 (1642) Wing S5760; ESTC R34624 184,166 198 View Text
A10783 A vievv of the ciuile and ecclesiastical lavv and wherein the practise of them is streitned, and may be relieued within this land. VVritten by Thomas Ridley Doctor of the Ciuile Law. Ridley, Thomas, Sir, 1550?-1629. 1607 (1607) STC 21054; ESTC S115989 186,085 248 View Text
A64545 A relation of the voyage to Siam performed by six Jesuits, sent by the French King, to the Indies and China, in the year, 1685 : with their astrological observations, and their remarks of natural philosophy, geography, hydrography, and history / published in the original, by the express orders of His Most Christian Majesty ; and now made English, and illustrated with sculptures.; Voyage de Siam des pères jésuites. English Tachard, Guy, 1651-1712. 1688 (1688) Wing T96; ESTC R16161 188,717 400 View Text
A25255 The history of the government of Venice wherein the policies, councils, magistrates, and laws of that state are fully related, and the use of the balloting box exactly described : written in the year 1675 / by the sieur Amelott de la Houssaie ...; Histoire du gouvernement de Venise. English Amelot de La Houssaie, Abraham-Nicolas, Sieur 1634-1706. 1677 (1677) Wing A2974; ESTC R14759 189,107 348 View Text
A29631 Travels over England, Scotland and Wales giving a true and exact description of the chiefest cities, towns, and corporations, together with the antiquities of divers other places, with the most famous cathedrals and other eminent structures, of several remarkable caves and wells, with many other divertive passages never before published / by James Brome ... ; the design of the said travels being for the information of the two eldest sons, of that eminent merchant Mr. Van-Ackar. Brome, James, d. 1719. 1700 (1700) Wing B4861; ESTC R19908 191,954 310 View Text
A01814 Moses and Aaron Ciuil and ecclesiastical rites, vsed by the ancient Hebrewes; obserued, and at large opened, for the clearing of many obscure texts thorowout the whole Scripture. Herein likevvise is shewed what customes the Hebrewes borrowed from heathen people: and that many heathenish customes, originally haue beene vnwarrantable imitations of the Hebrewes. By Thomas Godwyn, B.D. Goodwin, Thomas, 1586 or 7-1642. 1625 (1625) STC 11951; ESTC S103106 195,098 343 View Text
A81826 Of the right of churches and of the magistrates power over them. Wherein is further made out 1. the nullity and vanity of ecclesiasticall power (of ex-communicating, deposing, and making lawes) independent from the power of magistracy. 2. The absurdity of the distinctions of power and lawes into ecclesiasticall and civil, spirituall and temporall. 3. That these distinctions have introduced the mystery of iniquity into the world, and alwayes disunited the minds and affections of Christians and brethren. 4. That those reformers who have stood for a jurisdiction distinct from that of the magistrate, have unawares strenghthened [sic] the mystery of iniquity. / By Lewis du Moulin Professour of History in the Vniversity of Oxford. Du Moulin, Lewis, 1606-1680. 1658 (1658) Wing D2544; Thomason E2115_1; ESTC R212665 195,819 444 View Text
A42965 Moses and Aaron civil and ecclesiastical rites, used by the ancient Hebrews : observed, and at large opened, for the clearing of many obscure texts thorowout [sic] the whole Scripture, which texts are now added at the end of the book : wherein likewise is shewed what customs the Hebrews borrowed from heathen people, and that many heathenish customs, originally, have been unwarrantable imitation of the Hebrews / by Thomas Godwyn ... Godwin, Thomas, 1586 or 7-1642. 1685 (1685) Wing G984A; ESTC R40480 198,206 288 View Text
A69789 The history of Poland. vol. 2 in several letters to persons of quality, giving an account of the antient and present state of that kingdom, historical, geographical, physical, political and ecclesiastical ... : with sculptures, and a new map after the best geographers : with several letters relating to physick / by Bern. Connor ... who, in his travels in that country, collected these memoirs from the best authors and his own observations ; publish'd by the care and assistance of Mr. Savage. Connor, Bernard, 1666?-1698.; Savage, John, 1673-1747. 1698 (1698) Wing C5889; ESTC R8630 198,540 426 View Text
A38736 Tryals per pais, or, The law concerning juries by nisi-prius &c. by G.D. of the Inner Temple, Esquire. G. D. 1685 (1685) Wing E3413A; ESTC R36204 212,735 464 View Text
A61922 Regestum practicale, or, The practical register consisting of rules, orders, and observations concerning the common-laws, and the practice thereof : but more particularly applicable to the proceedings in the upper-bench, as well in matters criminal as civil ... / by William Style. Style, William, 1603-1679. 1657 (1657) Wing S6102; ESTC R33821 216,034 394 View Text
A45613 The common-wealth of Oceana Harrington, James, 1611-1677. 1656 (1656) Wing H809; ESTC R18610 222,270 308 View Text
A50067 The general laws and liberties of the Massachusets colony; Laws, etc. Massachusetts. 1672 (1672) Wing M1003; ESTC R208 224,188 210 View Text
A66769 Anarchia Anglicana: or, the history of independency. The second part Being a continuation of relations and observations historicall and politique upon this present Parliament, begun anno 16. Caroli Primi. By Theodorus Verax.; History of independency. Part 2. Walker, Clement, 1595-1651. 1649 (1649) Wing W317B; ESTC R219912 224,193 273 View Text
A37482 The present state of London: or, Memorials comprehending a full and succinct account of the ancient and modern state thereof. By Tho. De-Laune, Gent De Laune, Thomas, d. 1685. 1681 (1681) Wing D894; ESTC R216338 233,231 489 View Text
A81194 A compendium of the laws and government ecclesiastical, civil and military, of England, Scotland & Ireland and dominions, plantations and territories thereunto belonging, with the maritime power thereof, and jurisdiction of courts therein. Methodically digested under their proper heads. By H.C. sometime of the Inner Temple. Curson, H. (Henry) 1699 (1699) Wing C7686A; ESTC R231895 237,927 672 View Text
A68283 Foure bookes of offices enabling privat persons for the speciall seruice of all good princes and policies. Made and deuised by Barnabe Barnes. Barnes, Barnabe, 1569?-1609. 1606 (1606) STC 1468; ESTC S106957 238,357 234 View Text
A39089 The maritime dicæologie, or, Sea-jurisdiction of England set forth in three several books : the first setting forth the antiquity of the admiralty in England, the second setting forth the ports, havens, and creeks of the sea to be within the by John Exton ... Exton, John, 1600?-1668. 1664 (1664) Wing E3902; ESTC R3652 239,077 280 View Text
A28585 The continuation of An historicall discourse of the government of England, untill the end of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth with a preface, being a vindication of the ancient way of parliaments in England / by Nath. Bacon of Grais-Inne, Esquire. Bacon, Nathaniel, 1593-1660.; Bacon, Nathaniel, 1593-1660. Historicall and political discourse of the laws & government of England. 1651 (1651) Wing B348; ESTC R10585 244,447 342 View Text