HENRY III MAGNA CARTA (1217)
|MS Short Title||
HENRY III MAGNA CARTA
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.
England, ca. 1310, goatskin over oak boards, sewn on 4 double thongs.
1. Thomas Pageherst, Staplehurst, Kent (16th c.); 2. Thomas Thorpe, London (19th c.); 3. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, Ph 9427 (ca. 1830-1872); 4. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham, (1872-1946); 5. Robinson Bros., London (1946-1978); 6. Kraus cat. 153(1979):35.
Text 1: The 1217 inspeximus of Magna Carta, survives in a few English libraries and record offices only. Text 47: This is a comprehensive scheme for the management of landed estates, written for the guidance of Hawys de Quency, sister of Randulph Blundevil, Earl of Chester and Lincoln. Only 2 libraries are recorded as owners of this text: Bodleian Library and British Library.
University of Oslo. Library of Law Faculty: Opening exhibition of Domus Bibliotheca, 5-27 May 1994.
|Place of origin||England|
|Dates||ca 1310 AD|