Digital Scriptorium
Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  LC 14 14
Description: ff. 127 - S. XIX russia binding with blind stamped border; Stamped on spine: "MAGNA CHARTA AND STATUTES IX. HENRY III. TO HENRY VII." - John Willis (18th century); George Parker (18th century); John Peacock (19th century); Sotheby's (1912) sold to Harkness; Hampton L. Carson, Philadelphia - De Ricci, p. 2017-2018, no. 13; John Hamilton Baker, English Legal Manuscripts in the United States of America: A Descriptive List, part I.
Notes:-Armorial book plate of John Peacock; book plate of Free Library of Philadelphia, gift of Hampton L. Carson. George Parker and John Willis both signed the bottom of fol. 90r. Thomas Holmes signed the top of fol. 91r in red ink.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Language: Latin Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r-126r
Description: - Parchment - 250 x 177 mm - 1 column of 41 lines, lead point ruling.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Anglicana
Other Decoration: 1 illuminated initial with border, decorated initials throughout.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1r-83v
Title: Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)
Language(s): Latin
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1r   First page with illuminated border
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62v-63r   Opening with decorated initials
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Text 2: ff. 84r-91v
Title: Tracts
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Tracts include "Quot modis dicitur exception," "Expositio vocabulorum," "De antique dominico corone, Distinctio de socagio," "Officium coronatoris." 

Text 3: ff. 91r-126r
Title: Index to Statuta nova
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Index of the Statuta nova from Ambidexter to Wurstedes