Statutes of England from 1 Edward III to 4 Henry VI.
- Statutes of England from 1 Edward III to 4 Henry VI.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1427]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript, on parchment, in multiple hands, of a complete set of the statutes of England from 1327 to 1427. In Law French with Latin headings.
Binding: early flexible binding, designed to accomodate further additions of leaves, with stiff leather covers stitched on with leather thongs; original bands and sewing visible. "Edw. Bennett" cut into upper cover in a later hand.
Decoration: blue initials with red penwork.
Foliation provided by cataloger.
Formerly owned by William Elwys; Edward Bennett; T. Butler; Colin Franklin. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns of 30-36 lines.
Numerous contemporary marginal annotations in a number of hands.
Ownership inscription: "T. Butler 1759" on first leaf (1r).
Ownership inscription: "Wilelmo Elwys" on first leaf (1r) and final leaf (269v).
Script: several secretary scripts.
- ff.  : parchment ; 236 x 175 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 41
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Subject (Topic)
Feudal law--England--Early works to 1800.
Law--England--Early works to 1800.
Law--Great Britain--Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437.
Statutes of England. Takamiya MS 41.
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