The Statutes of England passed from 1 Edw. 3 to 23 Hen. 6 (1327/8-1445), written in about the middle of the 15th cent. in England
Preceded by a very full table of subjects, arranged alphabetically, and followed on fol. 170 by some 'Expositions of wordes', i.e. of old English legal terms, in English. On fols. 1v-2v are some lists of books in a house in London (16th cent.).
'Sr John Francklin. Dorothea Francklin': he was knighted in A.D. 1614, and the binding bears his arms.
- Creation: written in about the middle of the 15th cent. in England
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 312
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 21886
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.
11 1/8 × 8 in.