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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

MS. Douce 312
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

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


173 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


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.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.


11 1/8 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom