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Author: Pettus, John, Sir, 1613-1690.
Title: Fodinæ regales, or, The history, laws, and places of the chief mines and mineral works in England, Wales, and the English pale in Ireland as also of the mint and mony : with a clavis explaining some difficult words relating to mines, &c. / by Sir John Pettus, Knight.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Fodinæ regales, or, The history, laws, and places of the chief mines and mineral works in England, Wales, and the English pale in Ireland as also of the mint and mony : with a clavis explaining some difficult words relating to mines, &c. / by Sir John Pettus, Knight.
Pettus, John, Sir, 1613-1690.

London: Printed by H.L. & R.B. for Thomas Basset ..., 1670.
Notes:
Marginal notes.
Index: p. [1]-[6] at end.
Errata: p. [7] at end.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Mines and mineral resources -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Mining law -- England -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A54599.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
To His HIGHNESSE Prince Rupert, Count-Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Cum∣berland, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Gar∣ter, Constable of Windsor-Castle, Chief Governor of the Mynes-Royal and Mineral Works in England, &c. And one of His MA∣JESTIES most Honourable PRIVY COUNCIL.
To the Right Honourable The Lord Ashley, Chancellor of the Exchequer, one of the Gover∣nors of the Mines Royal, and Mineral Works, and of His MAJESTIES PRIVY COUNCIL.
TO MY HONOVRED FRIENDS OF THE SOCIETIES OF THE Mines and Mineral Works in this History Mentioned.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THIS HISTORY.
A DISCOURSE OF THE HISTORY AND LAWS Of the MINES and MINERALS Within England, Wales, and the English Pale of Ireland.
part 1
CHAP. I. What a Mine is.
CHAP. II. The Names of those holes which concern Metals.
CHAP. III. The several Metals for which we dig.
CHAP. IV. Of those Metals as they are mix'd.
CHAP. V. Of Minerals and other Products or Juices, how beneficial to the Kingdom.
CHAP. VI. The Counties and Shires in England and Wales where these are found.
OF THE IRISH MINES.
CHAP. VII. The usual Definition of the Poor Mines and Rich Mines or Mines Royal.
CHAP. VIII. The way of Computing this by the Art of Extraction.
CHAP. IX. Of the Antiquitie of the Mines Royal.
CHAP. X. Of the Powers granted by our Kings concerning the Mines.
EDWARD I. Anno 33.
CHAP. XI.
EDWARD III.
EDWARD III.
CHAP. XII.
RICHARD II.
RICHARD II.
CHAP. XIII.
HENRY IV.
HENRY IV.
CHAP. XIV.
HENRY VI.
HENRY VI.
HENRY VI.
HENRY VI.
HENRY VI.
HENRY VI.
CHAP. XV.
EDWARD IV.
EDWARD IV.
EDWARD IV.
EDWARD IV.
CHAP. XVI.
HENRY the VII.
CHAP. XVII. QUEEN ELIZABETH.
As they are Blazon'd.
As the are Blazon'd.
CHAP. XVIII. KING JAMES.
CHAP. XIX. CHARLES I.
CHAP. XX. CHARLES II.
CHAP. XXI. Of other Companies having like Appellations.
CHAP. XXI. Why our Mines, affording Gold or Silver, should properly belong to the King by His Prerogative.
CHAP. XXIII Why the Government of the Mines was by Queen Eliza∣beth committed to the Conduct of Corporations.
CHAP. XXIV. The profits and advantages which were made by the first Incorporators, as well to the Crown as to themselves, by the several Mines and Works at first wrought by them, and what those were.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Silver Mills.
At the great Smelting Mills.
In the Oar-house.
In the Old Mint-house.
In the Stamping Mills.
At the Refining Mill.
A the Red Lead Mill.
Materials at the Mines Royal.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Mint and Officers belonging to it.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Money.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Artificial Metals and Money.
THE SECOND PART OF THE HISTORY OF THE Mines Royal.
CHAP. I. An Abstract of the Original Grants of the Society of the City of London, of and for the MINES ROYAL.
CHAP. II. An Abstract of the Indenture of Covenants of the 10th. of Octob. 6 Eliz. between the Queen and the Patentees.
CHAP. III. An Abstract of the Opinion of the Judges concerning a Mine Royal, in the Term of Saint Hillarie, in the tenth Year of Queen ELIZABETH, being the Conclusive part of Plowdens Reports, concerning Mines.
CHAP. IV. An Abstract of the Letters Patents dated the 28th. of May, in the 10th. Year of Q. ELIZABETH, Incorporating for ever the Society of the MINES ROYAL.
CHAP. V. An Abstract of the Indenture of Covenants between the Queen and the Corporation.
CHAP. VI. An Abstract of the Grant of the Mineral and Battery∣works, 17 Sept. 7 Eliz.
17 Sept. 7 Eliz.
CHAP. VII. The Abstract of the Indenture of Covenants between the Queen, and William Humfrey and Christopher Shutz, dat. 17 Sept. 7 Eliz. concerning the Mineral and Battery-works.
CHAP. IX. An Abstract of the first Incorporation of the Company of the Mineral and Battery-works, dated the 28th. of May, in the 10th. Year of Queen ELIZABETH.
CHAP. X. An Abstract of KING JAMES his Letters Patents, da∣ted Jan. 28. in the second Year of His Reign, Incorpo∣rates for ever The Society of the City of Lon∣don for the Mines Royal.
CHAP. XI. The Abstract of the Letters Patents of the Mineral and Battery-works, of the 22th of January, in the first Year of KING JAMES.
CHAP. XII. The Abstract of a Proclamation against Importation of Iron Wier, dated 7 Maii, An. 6. CAR. I.
CHAP. XIII. An Abstract of a Proclamation against importing Latten Wier, dated Aug. 19. in the 14th. Year of KING CHARLES I.
CHAP. XIV. An Abstract of the Reasons for continuing the Brass Manufacture in this Kingdom given in about five Years since to the House of Commons by the Brass Manufactors.
CHAP. XII. The Abstract of an Act against Importing Forein Wooll, Cards, Card Wier, or Iron Wier, Anno 14. CAROLI II. Regis.
CHAP. XVI. The second Opinion of other eminent Lawyers concerning Mines Royal.
CHAP. XVII. Rules Agreed upon by the Societies of the Mines Royal, and Mineral Battery-works, concerning the letting of Leases, to Owners, Discoverers, or Undertakers, of such Mines as hold Gold or Silver, and the Manner and Conditions of the Leases.
HEADS of the COVENANTS to be Contained in those Leases.
CHAP. XVIII. Extracts out of CAMBDENS BRITANNIA concerning the Tin Mines in Cornwall.
CHAP. XIX. Concerning the Laws of the Lead Mines in Derbyshire and Mendip in Somersetshire.
THE LIBERTIES AND CUSTOMS.
CUR. MAGNA BARMOT. TENT. APUD WWKSWORTH CORAM FRANCISCO Com. Salop. 20 die Septembris, Anno Regni EDWARDI VI. &c. Tertio.
CUR. MAGNA BARMOT.
AN ABSTRACT OF THE CIVIL LAWS Concerning Metallists, Metallick Artists, Alchemists, Metalls, and Monie.
An Abstract of Sir JOHN DAVIES Report of Mixed Monies.
An EXPLANATION of several Words used in this History, as an Essay to the larger Dictionary of Metallick and Chymical Words, mentioned in the Preface.
CORRIGENDA.