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book #79770
A Commission with Instructions and Directions, granted by his Maiesty to the Master and Counsaile of the Court of Wards and Liveries. For compounding for Wards, Ideots, and Lunaticks. And giuen under His Highnesse great Seale [etc.]. S.T.C. 9242. Quarto
Printed by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1622.
The final instructions governing the court, insufficient to stem its corrupt and dilatory practices and the many grievances against it, leading to the impeachment of the Court's Master and the Court "as an important subsidiary cause of the Civil War"
Modern calf, gilt, well preserved, the margins untrimmed, with the first and last blanks and the Foyle bookplate; the Taussig copy
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$ 850.00
infants, insanity, courts

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