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Statutes of the cathedral church of Exeter, Written in divers hands in the 2nd half of the 15th century

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MS. Wood empt. 9

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Statutes of the cathedral church of Exeter, 1268-1446 (fol. 2), with numerous contemporary and later marginalia, preceded by an analysis in another hand, beg. 'Hie sequuntur capitula super quibusdam extractis de statutis ecclesie, que extracta immediate sequuntur capitula. Et in capite capitulorum describuntur nomina episcoporum statuencium et in margine illi de ecclesia quos concernunt' (fol. ii), and brief statutes of bishops William [Brewer] and Henry [Marshal].

Dates

  • Written in divers hands in the 2nd half of the 15th century

Extent

47 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Wood empt. 9

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. II, no. 8597

Custodial History

Probably obtained by Wood from the library of Ralph Sheldon of Beoley (see MS. Wood D. 6, fol. 225v).

Bibliography

  • For some statutes 1268-1358 see Hist. MSS. Comm. Rep., Var. Coll . iv. 41.

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, contemporary parchment

Dimensions

10 1/2 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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