Black Books Volume 8 covers the years 1638-1668. The text is written in a mixture of English and Latin.
Items of interest recorded in this volume include:
Sale of the Inn’s silver to compensate for economic hardship due to the Civil War (fo. 518)
John Thurloe, Cromwell’s Secretary of State and Spymaster General, called to the Bench (fo. 599)
Petition to build new buildings in Lincoln’s Inn Fields for “common use and benefit” (fo. 629)