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The Statutes of England, Written in the early 14th century in England

MS. Marshall 132
Held at the Weston Library

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The Statutes of England, as printed, with minor variants, comprising:

  1. The confirmation of Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest by Edward i (fol. 19)
  2. 'Sententia lata super cartas', of 1253, here misdated 1243 (fol. 36v)
  3. Provisions of Merton (fol. 38v)
  4. Statutes of Marlborough (fol. 45)
  5. Westminster i (fol. 62)
  6. Gloucester (fol. 101v)
  7. Westminster ii (fol. 113v)
  8. Westminster iii (fol. 191)
  9. de Mercatoribus (fol. 192v)
  10. Quo warranto (fol. 197v)
  11. Vocat' ad warrantiam (fol. 203)
  12. de Religiosis (fol. 205)
  13. Winchester (fol. 207)
  14. Extenta manerii (fol. 214v)
  15. Jurati [et] Assise (fol. 217v)
  16. de Bigamis (fol. 219v)
  17. Calumpniandi essonia (fol. 222v)
  18. Communes dies in banco (fol. 223v)
  19. Dies dotis (fol. 224v)
  20. de Finibus (fol. 225v)
  21. de Vasto (fol. 231)
  22. de Conspiratoribus (fol. 233v)
  23. de Chaumpert' (fol. 234v)
  24. Diffinitio tenementorum (fol. 235)

There is a table of statutes on fol. 11 and a list of the chapters of some of them on fols. 11v-18.


  • Creation: Written in the early 14th century in England


244 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Latin
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100)


MS. Marshall 132

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. 5327

Custodial History

Manuscript (95).

Biographical notes, some autograph, on fols. 1v-6av trace the history of the Burton of Lindley family, who owned the book, from temp. Hen. vi to 1642, beg. 'Ceo est le lyvre Gylyalm Burton iadys le porter dell Baner royall notre sire le Roy Henri d'Engleterre [le sixiesme later]'. There are a few medical recipes on fols. 7v-10.

Physical Facet

On paper


4 1/8 × 3 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom