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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  LC 14 10
Description: ff. ii + 391 + ii - S.XV#^ex#, original wood boards; Blind stamp decoration of pelicans and the arms of Cologne; rebacked; stamped in gold on spine: "STATVTA HEN. III - HEN. VII MS. IN MEMBRANES"; metal clasps are attached to back cover. - Charles Butler (1912); Leighton; Charles Maggs, London (bookseller); Charles Sessler, Philadelphia (bookseller); Hampton L. Carson, Philadelphia - De Ricci, vol. 2, p,. 2018, no. 184; J. H. Baker, English Legal Manuscripts in the United States of America, part I, p. 65f, no. 184.
Notes:-Dealer descriptions of Sessler, Maggs pasted onto inside cover; bookplate of the Free Library of Philadelphia, gift of Hampton L. Carson pasted onto the inside front cover. Written in pencil on f. 371f, "1487"
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LC1410_4
Language: Anglo-Norman Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-391
Description: - Parchment - 310 x 205 mm - 1 column of 42 lines, lead point ruling, prickings visible on some leaves. Ff. 370v-391v are ruled but left blank.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVexSearchable Date Range: 1485 - 1499
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1488
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Anglicana
Other Decoration: 4 illuminated initials with full borders, 1 illuminated initial; flourished initials throughout
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-35r
Title: Statuta nova (New Statutes)
Title: Incipiunt statuta Eodern apud Westminster anno primo
Language(s): Anglo-Norman
Incipit: Come hugh le despenser le pier & hugh le despenser le fitz nadgairs...
Notes: Contains statutes 1 Edward III to 3 Henry VII. Ff. 1r-35r contain subject index to statutes tothe Accusations to Worstede 
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f. 1r   Index
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ff. 24v-25r   Index
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f. 37r   Illuminated initial C and border
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f. 314r   Illuminated initial E and full border
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front cover   Binding
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