Lincoln's Inn Book Reader

Black Books Volume 9 covers the years 1668-1691. The text is written in a mixture of English and Latin.

Items of interest recorded in this volume include:

  • Visit by Charles II (fo. 62)

  • Matthew Hale’s bequest to the Library of his large personal collection of medieval manuscripts (fo. 136)

  • Agreement with Henry Serle to build on Fickett’s Fields which became New Square (fo. 218)

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