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Arcana Parliamentaria: or Precedents concerning elections, proceedings, privileges, and punishments in Parliament. : Faithfully collected out of the common and statute-law of this realm. With particular quotations of the authors in each case / By R.C. of the Middle Temple, Esq; To which is added, the authority, form, and manner of holding Parliaments. By the learned Sir Tho. Smith, Doctor of Laws.

Author/creator R. C., of the Middle Temple, Esq
Other author/creatorSmith, Thomas, 1513-1577.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : printed for M. Gilliflower, at the Spread Eagle and Crown in Westminster-Hall, 1685.
Description4 unnumbered pages, 116 pages ; 12mo.
Portion of title Arcana parliamentaria
Portion of title Precedents concerning elections, proceedings, privileges, and punishments in Parliament
Local noteJoyner Rare copy has ink and red pencil markings throughout.
General noteSignatures: A-E¹².
General noteWing (2nd ed., 1994) identifies R.C. of the Middle Temple, Esq; as Richard Crompton (presumably fl. 1573-1599). However, the work requires a 17th-century rather than a 16th-century compiler. Cf. A5r, "The writ of Parliament for the Lords", which begins: Jacobus Secundus, &c.
General noteThe first leaf bears "A catalogue of the authors and books made use of in the following collection."
With noteJoyner Rare copy bound with: The several opinions of sundry learned antiquaries...Touching the antiquity, power, order, state, manner, persons and proceedings of the high-court of Parliment in England. -- The ancient method and manner of holding of parliaments in England.
References Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed. 1994), C7029A
References English Short Title Catalogue, R36268
Acquisitions source Joyner Rare copy Purchased from Lyppard Books, 3/18/2019
Genre/formSammelbands (Provenance) 17th century.

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