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New York, Columbia University, Arthur W. Diamond Law Library,  MS B72
Description: ff. x + 268 - In English calf, s. XVII. - Edmonde Sotherne, s. XVI; Thomas Frankin (?), s. XVI; Thomas Nash, s. XVII; George Hill (? serjeant at law; d. 1808); armorial bookplate of J.P. Brown Westhead; acquired from Quaritch, 1932. - De Ricci, p. 1269. J. H. Baker, English Legal Manuscripts in the United States of America pt. 1, Medieval and Renaissance(London: Selden Society 1985) n. 9.
Notes:-Formerly Law Library 32.26142.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 10
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSB72_17
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1-268v
Description: - Parchment - 330 x 220 mm
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIISearchable Date Range: 1200 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic.
Notes: Medieval foliation begins with first page of text, not counting the two flyleaves and the eight leaves of the chapter list.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-268
Author: Henry Bracton
Title: De legibus et consuetudinibus Anglie
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Preceded by a contemporary table (ff. iii-x); contains alphabetical index, ff. 262-268, added s. XV. 
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Front pastedown   [No Title for Display]
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f. ii verso   Signature of Thomas Nash.
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f. iii   Layout of table in four columns.
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f. x   End of table with reference to foliation in arabic numerals; partially legible signature of Thomas Frankin (?), s. XVIII.
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f. 1   Initial I formed of lion mask and biting animal.
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f. 31v   Ruled in crayon, with script above top line; in outer margin, reader's manicule with profile face on cuff.
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f. 171   Medieval foliation in arabic numerals.
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f. 260   Script below top line; explicit with name of "Bracton" written over an erasure.
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f. 268   [No Title for Display]
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