Statuta Angliae

Record ID: 
77165
Accession number: 
MS B.39
Title: 
Statuta Angliae
Created: 
England, ca. 1400.
Binding: 
Modern vellum.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
165 leaves (1 column, 25-27 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 94 x 63 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by Curt F. Bühler Nov. 1961 from Bernard Quaritch, London (Cat. 820, no. 19).
Notes: 

Ms. collection of statutes and charters of liberties; written and illuminated in England, ca. 1400.
Decoration: 1 illuminated initial with border extender, numerous filigree initials.
Texts: Magna Carta, Carta de Foresta, Statuta de Merton, Westmonasterium, De Mercatoribus, Prerogativa, Regis, etc.--Cf. PML files.
The corners of the first two leaves and the last 15 leaves are worn away--Cf. PML files.

Script: 
Gothic cursive
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: