Statutes of Edw. I and II, with a few of Hen. III, and some general legal treatises, written in about A.D. 1300 in England
'Hic incipiunt Statuta videlicet Jura regni Anglie certissima a regibus & communi consilio eiusdem regni pro populi eiusdem regni vtilitate pace & tranquillitate prouisa', beginning with an Edwardine confirmation of Magna Charta.
A full list is on fols. 17-24. Fols. 1-16 are occupied by a calendar and tables, and excerpts from the Gospels, etc. On fol. 220 are four Latin riddles: the first beg. 'Edificor saxis'.
At fol. 7v some statistics of English parishes, etc.
- Creation: written in about A.D. 1300 in England
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 35
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21609
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On parchment, with illuminated capitals, borders, etc., and one miniature on fol. 25
5 3/8 × 3 1/2 in.