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HLS MS No. 57

England. Statutes, Magna Carta to 18 Edw. 1 (12 Edw. 2)

ca. 1297 (1318)

http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HLS.LIBR:13418253

 

 

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Summary Contents

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  Seq. Fol. No. Item  
8–11f. unfoliated1Collation 
16–34f. 1r–10r2Magna Carta, as confirmed 25 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:114–19) 
34–43f. 10r–14v3Forest Charter, as confirmed 25 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:120–2) 
43–47f. 14v–16v4Sentencia exommunicationis lata in transgressores cartarum, 37 Hen. 3 (S.R. 1:6–7) 
47–58f. 16v–22r5Provisions of Merton, 20 Hen. 3 (S.R. 1:1–4) 
58–82f. 22r–34r6Statute of Marlborough, 52 Hen. 3 (S.R. 1:19–25) 
82–133f. 34r–59v7Statute of Westminster I, 3 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:26–39) 
133–135f. 59v–60v8Statute of Westminster III, 18 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:106) 
135–144f. 60v–65r9Statute of Merchants, 13 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:98–100) 
144–144f. 65r–65r10Breve de remedio in ?? (S.R. ??) 
146–148f. 66r–67r11Statute of Westminster III, 18 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:106) 
148–152f. 67r–69r12Statute of Waste, 20 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:109–10) 
152–160f. 69r–73r13Statute of York, 12 Edw. 2 (S.R. 1:177–9) 
160–161f. 73r–73v14Statute of Gloucester, 6 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:45–50) 
162–236f. 74r–111r15Statute of Westminster II, 13 Edw. 1 (S.R. 1:71–95) 
237–250f. 111v–118r16‘Statutes of the Exchequer’, temp. incert. (S.R. 1:197 (semel) – (ter)) 
250–250f. 118r–118r17Dies communes in banco, temp. incert (S.R. 1:208) 

 

Detailed Contents

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Seq. Fol. Label Header  
1no fol., no sig.Spine 
2no fol., no sig.Front cover 
3no fol., no sig.Inside front cover 
4no fol., no sig.Blank 
5no fol., no sig.Blank 
6no fol., no sig.Blank 
7no fol., no sig.Blank 
8no fol., no sig.Collation by George Dunn 1887 tipped in 
9no fol., no sig. 
10no fol., no sig. 
11no fol., no sig. 
12no fol., no sig.Blank 
13no fol., no sig.Blank 
14no fol., no sig.Blank 
15no fol., no sig.Blank 
161rMagna Carta, 9 Hen. 3 (1225). (S.R. 22–25 [1st numbering]) 
  Note: Elaborately decorated initial ‘H’ with full border around text.
171vLibt’ Angl’ 
182r 
192vLib’ Angl’ 
203r 
213vLibt’ Angl’ 
224r 
234vLib’t’ Angl’ 
245r 
255vLib’t’ Angl’ 
266r 
276vLib’ Angl’ 
287r 
297vLib’ Angl’ 
308r 
318vLibert’ Angl’ 
329r 
339vLib’t’ Angl’ 
3410rForest Charter, 9 Hen. 3 (1225). (S.R. 26¬27 [1st numbering]) 
  Heading: Explicit magna Carta Libertat’.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘H’.
3510vde foresta 
3611r 
3711vde foresta 
3812r 
3912vde foresta 
4013rde For’ 
4113vde foresta 
4214r 
4314vSentencia exommunicationis lata in transgressores cartarum, 37 Hen. 3. (S.R. 1:6–7)de foresta 
  Heading: Explicit carta foreste.
  Note: (1) Decorated initial ‘A’. (2) The manuscript divides the text in S.R. into two parts, the preamble beginning here, and the sentence itself beginning on the next page.
4415r 
  Heading: Sentencia.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘A’.
4515vSente’c’ lata 
4616r 
4716vProvisions of Merton, 20 Hen. 3. (S.R. 1:1–4) 
  Heading: Explicit sentencia lata in transgressores.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘C’.
4817r 
4917vM’ton’ 
5018r 
5118vMerton’ 
5219r 
5319vM’ton’ 
5420r 
5520vM’ton’ 
5621r 
5721vM’ton’ 
5822rStatute of Marlborough, 52 Hen. 3. (S.R. 1:19–25) 
  Heading: Expliciunt provisiones de Merton’.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘A’.
5922vmarleb’g’ 
6023r 
6123vmarleb’g’ 
6224r 
6324vmarleb’g’ 
6425r 
6525vmarlb’g’ 
6626r 
6726vmarleb’ 
6827r 
6927vmarleb’g’ 
7028r 
7128vmarleb’ 
  Note: Grotesque.
7229r 
7329vmarleb’g’ 
7430r 
7530vmarleb’g’ 
7631r 
7731vmarleb’g’ 
7832r 
7932vmarleb’g’ 
8033r 
8133vmarleb’g’ 
8234rStatute of Westminster I, 3 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:26–39) 
  Heading: Expliciunt statuta marl’.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘C’.
8334vWestm’ p’m 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
8435r 
8535vWestm’ p’m 
8636r 
8736vWestm’ p’m 
8837r 
8937vWestm’ p’m 
9038r 
9138vWestm’ p’m 
9239r 
9339vWestm’ p’m 
9440r 
9540vWestm’ p’m 
9641r 
9741vWestm’ p’m 
9842r 
  Note: Hole in page; text unaffected.
9942vWestm’ p’m 
10043r 
10143vWestm’ p’m 
10244r 
10344vWestm’ p’m 
10445r 
10545vWestm’ p’m 
10646r 
10746vWestm’ p’m 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
10847r 
10947vWestm’ p’m 
11048r 
11148vWestm’ p’m 
11249r 
11349vWestm’ p’m 
11450r 
11550vWestm’ p’m 
11651r 
11751vWestm’ p’m 
11852r 
11952vWestm’ p’m 
12053r 
12153vWestm’ p’m 
12254r 
12354vWestm’ p’m 
12455r 
12555vWestm’ p’m 
12656r 
  Note: Hole in page; text unaffected.
12756vWestm’ p’m 
12857r 
12957vWestm’ p’m 
13058r 
13158vWestm’ p’m 
13259r 
13359vStatute of Westminster III, 18 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:106)Westm’ p’m 
  Heading: Expliciunt prima statuta Westm’.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘Q’.
13460r 
13560vStatute of Merchants, 13 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:98–100) 
  Heading: explicit tercium statutum W. de mediis.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘P’.
13661r 
13761v 
13862r 
13962v 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
14063rde marchauntz 
14163vmarchauntz 
14264r 
14364vmarchaunz 
14465rSample writ under the statute of Merchants. (S.R. 1:100 n. a) 
  Heading: Breve de remedio in hoc casu.
  Note: (1) Pencilled note by George Dunn gives the year as 1296. (2) The writ tracks for the most part the text given in S.R., except that the defendant is named Ralph de Drayton and the writ is dated in year 25 (1296–7), rather than 13 (1285).
14565v 
  Note: Note by George Dunn on the quiring. See the Introduction.
14666rStatute of Westminster III, 18 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:106) 
  Note: Decorated initial ‘Q’.
14766vmediis [cut off] 
14867rStatute of Waste, 20 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:109–10) 
  Heading: explic’ stat’ de mediis.
14967vDe vasto 
15068r 
15168vDe vasto 
15269rStatute of York, 12 Edw. 2. (S.R. 1:177–9) 
  Heading: explic’ stat’ de vasto sequntur statuta Ebor’.
  Note: (1) No decorated initial capital. The scribe has added a ‘p’ where it ought to go. (2) Note by George Dunn with year.
15369vEbor’ 
15470rEbor’ 
15570vEbor’ 
15671rEbor’ 
15771vEbor’ 
15872rEbor’ 
15972vEbor’ 
16073rStatute of Gloucester, 6 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:45–50)Ebor’ 
  Heading: Expliciunt statuta Ebor’ Statutum Glouc’.
  Note: No decorated initial capital. The scribe has added a ‘p’ where it ought to go.
16173v 
16274rStatute of Westminster II, 13 Edw. 1. (S.R. 1:71–95) 
  Note: Decorated initial ‘C’.
16374vWestm’ 
16475rsc’dm 
16575vWestm’ 
16676rsc’dm 
16776vWestm’ 
16877rsc’dm 
16977vWestm’ 
17078rsc’dm 
17178vWestm’ 
17279rsc’dm 
17379vWestm’ 
17480rsc’dm 
17580vWestm’ 
17681rsc’dm 
17781vWestm’ 
17882rsc’dm 
17982vWestm’ 
18083rsc’dm 
18183vWestm’ 
18284rsc’dm 
18384vWestm’ 
18485rsc’dm 
18585vWestm’ 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
18686rsc’dm 
18786vWestm’ 
18887rsc’dm 
18987vWestm’ 
19088rsc’dm 
19188vWestm’ 
19289rsc’dm 
19389vWestm’ 
19490rsc’dm 
19590vWestm’ 
19691rsc’dm 
19791vWestm’ 
19892rsc’dm 
19992vWestm’ 
20093rsc’dm 
20193vWestm’ 
20294rsc’dm 
20394vWestm’ 
20495rsc’dm 
20595vWestm’ 
20696r 
20796vWestm’ 
20897rsc’dm 
20997vWestm’ 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
21098rsc’dm 
21198vWestm’ 
21299rsc’dm 
21399vWestm’ 
214100rsc’dm 
215100vWestm’ 
216101rsc’dm 
217101vWestm’ 
218102rsc’dm 
219102vWestm’ 
220103rsc’dm 
221103vWestm’ 
222104rsc’dm 
223104vWestm’ 
224105rsc’dm 
225105vWestm’ 
226106rsc’dm 
227106vWestm’ 
228107rsc’dm 
229107vWestm’ 
230108rsc’dm 
231108vWestm’ 
232109rsc’dm 
233109vWestm’ 
  Note: Carryover indicating quire break.
234110r 
235110vWestm’ [cut off] 
236111r 
  Heading: Explic’ stat’ Westm’ s’c’d’.
237111v‘Statutes of the Exchequer’, temp. incert. (S.R. 1:197 (semel) – (ter)) 
  Heading: Incip’ stat’ sc’carii.
  Note: Decorated initial ‘L’.
238112r 
239112vde sc’cario 
240113r 
241113vde sc’cario 
242114r 
243114vde sc’cario 
244115r 
245115v 
246116r 
247116vde sc’cario 
248117r 
249117vde sc’cario 
250118rDies communes in banco, temp. incert. (S.R. 1:208) 
  Heading: Explic’ stat’ sc’carii.
  Note: (1) No decorated initial capital. The scribe has added an ‘s’ where it ought to go. (2) Added without heading and in a different hand (though not neccessarily later), this item has all the hallmarks of an afterthought.
251118v 
252no fol., no sig.Blank 
253no fol., no sig.Blank 
254no fol., no sig.Blank 
255no fol., no sig.Blank 
256no fol., no sig.From the Library of George Dunn, Gift of the Alumni of the Harvard Law School 
  Note: This folio is tipped in, probably from the manuscript before it was rebound.
257no fol., no sig.Blank 
258no fol., no sig.Blank 
259no fol., no sig.Blank 
260no fol., no sig.Blank 
261no fol., no sig.Blank 
262no fol., no sig.Inside back cover, with bookplate, From the Library of George Dunn of Woodley Hall Near Maidenhead 
263no fol., no sig.Back cover 
264Binder’s waste: original spine cover 
265Binder’s waste: original front cover 
266Binder’s waste: original inside front cover 
  Note: With note ‘Statuta Anglie (c. 1296.)’.