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Collection Level Description: Legal Notebooks of Sir Thomas Robinson

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 912-13, f. 500-5
Title: Legal Notebooks of Sir Thomas Robinson
Dates of Creation: 17th cent.
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Thomas Robinson (1618-83) was prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas. See J.H. Baker, 'Sir Thomas Robinson (1618-83), chief prothonotary of the Common Pleas', Bodleian Library Record, 10 (1978-82), 27-40.

Scope and Content

Legal notebooks of Sir Thomas Robinson, with two precedent books in another hand.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The notebooks were bought from Frognal Bookshop in 1974.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45635-42.

Access Points

Law | Great Britain | 17th century

Robinson | Thomas | 1618-1683 | Sir | Knight and Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas


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