Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)

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Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)

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Item No: mcac142801
Title: Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)
Script: Anglicana
Language: Latin
Folio Number: 6v-7r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Opening with index and illuminated initial E
Notes: This manuscript contains the Statuta vetera, which comprise the statutes of England beginning with the Magna Carta, a document first issued in 1215 by King John (ruled 1199-1216). The page shown here begins the manuscript's copy of the Magna Carta. The initial E begins the words, "Edwardus dei gratia rex angleterre ..." (Edward by grace of God king of England). Edward I ruled from 1272-1307, he reconfirmed the document in 1297.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1598847
Country: Country:England

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1399
Image Dimensions Width: 93 mm
ShelfMark: LC 14 28