Item No: mcac205005
Title: Statuta vetera (Old Statutes)
Rare Book Department
This manuscript contains a collection of English statutes dating from 1235-1299 and a copy of the Magna Carta. The page shown here begins the Statute of Westminster II, which was enacted by Edward I in 1285. The statute included land reform laws, including the important provision "de donis conditionalibus" (on conditional gifts), which made possible the entailment of estates.
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LC 14 20.5