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Context of Brief animadversions on, amendments of, & additional explanatory records to the Fourth part of institutes of the lawes of England : concerning jurisdiction of courts, compiled by the late famous lawyer Sir Edward Cooke knight (chief justice of both benches) in his life-time, but published and re-printed (with some disadvantage) since his death : wherein the misquotations, mistakes of records, antiquities cited in them are rectified, some doubtful passages explained, many defective omissions of usefull records supplyed, especially such as relate to the proceedings, priviledges, members of the High Court of Parliament, the courts of high steward, constable, marshal, admiral, with other civil, ecclesiastical courts, the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, city of London, Isles of Man, Jersey, Garnsey, Serke, Aureney, Wight, the principality of Wales, kingdoms of Scotland, Ireland, the dominion of the British seas invironing them, sewers, stanneries, forests, coat-arms, precedency of the nobility and other particulars : the transcripts of which records out of the originals are at large inserted, many others chronologically and briefly quoted, with several tables thereunto : for the publike benefit, information of all judges, officers in those courts; all students, professors of the law, and others delighting in antiquity, history or heraldry, by William Prynne
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