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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  LC 14 21
Description: ff. 170 - S. XIX#^ex# red morocco biding; gilt edges; stamped in gold on spine: "MAGNA CARTA MS SAEC. XIII." - John Dewey (?); Hampton L. Carson, Philadelphia - De Ricci, p. 2017, no. 9; 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.60, no. 169.
Notes:-: "John Dewey" written in pencil on fol. 105r in a late eighteenth century or early nineteenth century hand. Bookplate of the Philadelphia Free Library, gift of Hampton L. Carson pasted onto inside of front cover.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LC1421_4
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-170
Description: - Parchment - 85 x 48 mm - 1 column of 26 lines, lead point ruling.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVinSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1315
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Anglicana
Figurative Decoration: 1 historiated initial
Other Decoration: illuminated initials and borders throughout
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-167
Title: Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Includes the Magna Carta, Carta de Foresta, Statutum de Merton, Statuta de Marlebergh, Statuta de Westminster I, Statuta de Gloucester, and the Statue of Lincoln issued February 14, 1301. The manuscript can be dated to shortly thereafter. 
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