On this page you can learn more about the various western post-1500 manuscripts in our collection relating to Law. You may also be interested in the Law section of our western medieval manuscripts collection.
MS 248 is a fair copy of reports of cases heard before the Court of King’s Bench between 1660 and 1675, by Sir Creswell Levinz, K.C. (1627-1701).
MS 250 is a collection of privileges of the University of Oxford originally made by the civil lawyer Richard Zouche (1590-1661) to support his (unsuccessful) case for election to the post of keeper of the university archives in 1658.
MS 306 contains a collection of reports of about 60 law cases in a variety of hands from the 17th and early 18th centuries.
MS 307 is a notebook containing a collection of legal precedents, memoranda, etc. written in the early 18th century.
This is a two-volume legal common-place book compiled by Robert Price (1655-1733, judge and politician) and dated April 1676.
MS 310 is an eighteenth century set of notes of legal cases taken by Sir John Strange from Easter Term 4 George I (1718) to Michaelmas Term 6 George I (1719).
MS 324 is a copy of an Act of Parliament intended to disculpate Archbishop Laud after the Restoration.