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Baildon, W. Paley, ed. Select Cases in the Court of Chancery (1364-1471). SS, 10 for 1896. London: Quaritch, 1896.

Abstract: Records consist mainly of plaintiffs' petitions and of the writs of subpoena by which the defendants were summoned. A list of Chancellors from 1363-1467 is included.

Gross, Charles, ed. Select Cases Concerning the Law Merchant. 3 Vols. SS, 23 for 1908, 46 for 1929, 49 for 1932. London: Quaritch, 1908.
Abstract: Vol. 1, "Local Courts" contains numerous extracts, with translations from the Latin records of Fair Courts from 1270-1638; Vol. 2, "Central Courts," includes cases drawn from the Curia Regis rolls, the Assize rolls, the records of the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, and Chancery proceedings, from 1239-1633, translated into English; Vol. 3, "Statutory Recognizances and Special Assizes," is a supplementary volume which contains records of proceedings on statutory and official recognisances (Statutes Merchant and Statutes Staple) and a number of additional cases and documents concerning mercantile law.

Manwood, John, ed. A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest Wherein Is Declared Not Onely Those Laws As They Are Now in Force, but Also the Original and Beginning of Forests, and What a Forest Is in Its Own Proper Nature ... : Also a Treatise of the Pourallee, Declaring What Pourallee Is, How the Same First Began, What a Pourallee-Man? May Do ... 3rd ed. London: Company of Stationers, 1665.
Notes: Also available online in EEBO and ECCO (subscription databases)
Abstract: Contains the principal cases of the Assizes of Woodstock and of Pickering and of Lancaster. Covers the period 1334-1336.

Schumer, Beryl, ed. Oxfordshire Forests, 1246-1609. Oxfordshire Record Society v.64. Oxford, The Society, 2004. 271p.
Abstract: Includes forest pleas.

Vernon-Harcourt, Leveson W. His Grace the Steward and Trial of Peers; a Novel Inquiry into a Special Branch of Constitutional Government Founded Entirely Upon Original Sources of Information, and Extensively Upon Hitherto Unprinted Material. London: Longmans, Green, 1907.
Notes: Also available online in MOML (subscription database)
Abstract: Covers period 1296-1521. Has an appendix of cases from the Court of Chivalry and of the Lord High Steward.

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