Includes a number of inserted papers, chiefly for the Magna Congregatio or Black Assembly of 1679 and 1680.
At f.3 there is one section of acts before the Vice-Chancellor, 1640.
The searchers report on cheese (passim); prohibited French wares, 1662/3; unlicensed Bibles and psalters (ff.174v-175); illegal Duch paper (f.216); chests of drawers 'sappy in the joints' (f.237).
Licences are granted for a lottery containing 12 blanks to a prize (f.120); a dancing mare (f.120); rope-dancing and other interludes (f.147); a new game called Indian Game or Lovers' Maze. Unlicensed shows and plays condemned include a puppet play (f.128); lottery and a 'whimsey board', comedies (Martin Powell and Cornelius Saphery) (f.129); a lottery called The Ryall Oake (f.168); Punchennanella (f.179); a plate lottery and bears (f.184); an olifant, showed by John Collins, cutler of London (f.195v).