The commentaries, or Reports of Edmund Plowden : ... containing divers cases upon matters of law, argued and adjudged in the several reigns of King Edward VI, Queen Mary, King and Queen Philip and Mary, and Queen Elizabeth [1548-1579] / Originally written in French, and now faithfully translated into English, and considerably improved by many marginal notes and references to all the books of the common law, both ancient and modern. To which are added, The quaeries of Mr. Plowden, now first rendered into English at large, with references, and many useful observations. In two parts. With two new tables, more compleat than any yet published; the one, of the names of the cases, the other of the principal matters ...

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  • English
  • French
[London] In the Savoy : Printed by Catharine Lintot, and Samuel Richardson, for the translator, 1761.
2 pt. in 1 v. : front., tab. ; 37 cm.


Law reports, digests, etcGreat Britain [Browse]
  • The two parts are paged continuously; immediately following pt. 2 is the case of Basset and Morgan versus Manxel, at Serjeants Inn (15 p.), this case is followed by The quaeries (68 p.) with special t.-p.
  • The frontispiece is engraved and the upper part consists of a portrait within an oval frame bearing the inscription: Edmund Plowden Serjeant at Law T. R. 27 Oct. 5 & 6 P. and M. A. D. 1558; in the lower part is a monument containing the recumbent figure of Plowden; beneath the lower right hand corner of the front.: T. Stayner Sculp.; at foot of the front.: Printed for J. Worrall at the Dove in Bell Yard near Lincoln's Inn.
  • "His portrait has been engraved by T. Stagner, and his monument by J. T. Smith."--Dict. nat. biog. under Plowden.
  • Princeton copy 2 lacks frontispiece.
  • Pt. 2 has special title: The second part of The commentaries, or Reports of Edmund Plowden ...
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