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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  LC 14 13
Description: ff. 127 - S. XIX#^med# russia leather binding, spine with blind-tooled decoration and stamped in gold: "BRACTON DE LEGIBUS ANGLIAE." Marbled paper pastedowns and flyleaves. - Sir Gregory Osborn Page Turner (d. 1843) of Battlesdon House, Beds; Sir Thomas Phillipps; Maggs Bros. (booksellers), London (1909); Hampton L. Carson, Philadelphia - De Ricci, p. 2016, no. 5; John Hamilton Baker, English Legal Manuscripts in the United States of America: A Descriptive List, part I, Medieval and Renaissance Period (to 1558) (London: Seldon Society, 1985), p.61, no. 172.
Notes:-Bookplate of the Free Library, gift of Hampton L. Carson; Phillipps manuscript number written in ink on the verso of the first flyleaf, "23713 mss Ph." On the verso of the first flyleaf, "Sir G. P. Turner".
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Language: Latin Country: England Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1r-127v
Description: - Parchment - 273 x 187 mm - 2 columns of 45 lines, lead point ruling (prickings visible).
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVinSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1315
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Anglicana
Other Decoration: 1 large decorated initial, 3-line red and blue decorated initials throughout.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1r-3r
Title: Notes and mnemonics
Language(s): Latin

Text 2: ff. 4r-105v
Title: Britton
Title: Bractun
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Edward par la grace de dieu roy dengleterre et seigni direlaunde a tout ses feaus et suggets de engleterre et direlaunde . . .
Explicit: ... si le plee foit adonques est la parole suspendable sants tout iusques a la retourne de cely.
Notes: Although the text is labeled Bracton and the spine of the book claims that it is Bracton's De legibus Angliae, the text is in fact the Britton. 
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Text 3: ff. 106r-127v
Language(s): Latin