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Legal Collections of John Disney. Papers relating to laws against immorality

Reference code
MSS/0027-0029
Title
Legal Collections of John Disney. Papers relating to laws against immorality
Date
1711-1717
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 195, 252, 182. Three volumes. Quarto. Vellum.
Scope and content
Extracts by John Disney (1677-1730) of laws against immorality, from civil and canon law, and from various ancient legal codes, with his notes throughout; compiled 1711-17 (exact dates given on the titlepages). Three volumes. The extracts are arranged under subjects, e.g. adultery, blasphemy, duelling, stage-plays. See John Disney's A View of Ancient Laws against Immorality & Profaneness (1729).
Creator
Disney, John (1677-1730) Rector of St Mary's, Nottingham, Author
Previous reference number(s)
MSS 27-29
SAL/MS/27-29
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