Reference numberMS/160
TitleTreatise, 'An introduction to the studie of the common lawe of England, by Henry Finch
Dateearly 17th century
DescriptionTitle page, list of contents and three chapters on English law: 1. Of the law of nature. 2. Of the law of reason. 3. Of morall constructions.

Sir Henry Finch (c.1558-1625) author and lawyer, wrote the posthumously published 'A description of the common laws of England' which has similar chapter heads to those set out in this manuscript.
Physical descriptionPaper, bound in vellum
Access statusOpen
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