An Elizabethan Mystery: Forthcoming lecture by Norman Doe at the Temple Church

January 30, 2023

The Ecclesiastical Law Society is pleased to draw your attention to this forthcoming lecture to take place on 28 February, but please note it is being organized by the Temple Church and all queries must be directed to them via

Lecture at the Temple Church,
Tuesday 28 February 2023, 6.00pm
followed by drinks in the Round.

“An Elizabethan Mystery:
The Lever Canon Law
Manuscript at Inner Temple”

by Norman Doe, DCL, LLD, FRHistS
Professor of Law Cardiff University
Academic Bencher, Inner Temple
Chancellor of the Diocese of Bangor

The manuscript – MS Petyt 538/47, fos. 344-5, ‘The Assertions of Ralph Lever touching the
canon law’ – will be displayed at the lecture courtesy of Inner Temple Library.

It is hoped that this will be the first of a series of events to showcase the
ecclesiastical law treasures of the Inner Temple.