8.4 Magna Carta & Statutes

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Prince Regent Magna Carta | MS 5543 (1)
Created on: 18 May 2015

MS and printing in liquid gold on vellum, London 1816-1817,  50 ff, 24 pp (complete) 57x43 cm, single column (29x25 cm) 31-35 long lines  printed in liquid gold with gold frames, surrounded by watercolour drawings in John Whittakers innovative gold printing method.

Signed Statutes & Modus tendendi Parliamentum | MS 1355 (1)
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin, Anglo-Norman, and Middle English on vellum, England, ca. 1445, in current English book script, headings in red, signed by Ricardus Chetylbere (only known signed copy of Statutes of the Realsm).

Edward I 1300 Magna Carta (2) | MS 710
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman on vellum, Yorkshire, 1300-1307, 22 lines in a small English court documentary script, headings in Gothic book script, 25 illuminated initials in leafy and floral designs, historiated initial of Edward I.

Edward  I 1297 Magna Carta (1) | MS 1390
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman on vellum, England, ca. 1299, 124 ff. (complete), 25x17 cm, single column, (20x12 cm), 43-45 lines in good English court documentary script by several scribes, 39 large initials in blue with red penwork decoration.

Henry III Magna Carta 1217 (1) | MS 563
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman (text 47) on vellum, England, ca. 1310, 241 ff. (-3), 23x17 cm, 1 and 2 columns, (18x12 cm), 24-31 lines in English court documentary script, initials in red or blue with penwork decoration.