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Legal formulary

Reference code
Legal formulary
17th century
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff. i + 153.
Vellum binding, formerly with green silk ties.
Scope and content
Legal guide and formulary for proceedings in the Court of King's Bench, etc., with forms of writs. Main contents:- Instructions for the Court of King's Bench and for an Attorney of the Common Pleas, followed by forms of writs, with office charges, fols. 12-33; forms of royal writs, fols. 38-67v; forms of writs arranged by type, preceded by a list of cities with two (or one) sheriffs, fols. 80-131; abbreviated summaries of two cases relating to debt in Sussex, fols. 132-3v; questions and answers relating to parish business (apprentices, bastard children, etc.), fols. 143-7; partial index of writs, fol. 150v. On fol. 1 names of hundreds in Norfolk from the Nomina Villarum (Guide to the.. PRO, I (1963), 75-6). Fragment of an index, letter A only, relating to places in Norfolk, some pages used for forms of writ, fols. 3-8, 10.
Previous reference number(s)
MS 102