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Unfinished treatise on English law and Confirmatory charter of Edward III. to Shrewsbury Abbey, bulk: 16th century

MS. Rawl. B. 410
Held at the Weston Library

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Many leaves are blank.

On a leaf at the end of the volume are the following entries:

  1. Latin lines on the dangerous days in each month of the year, excepting August; beg. "Pallida luna pluit, rubea flat, alba serenat. / January. / Prima dies mensis et septima truncant ut ensis."
  2. "A plaine declaracion of a iust magistrate and true subiect to his countrey;" 26 lines on the duty of a magistrate; beg. "Mans harte and mynde can nott be tryed, / Nor inward thought be fully spied, / Before he hath in office benne, / And of the lawes the force well seene."


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 16th century


37 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Rawl. B. 410

Custodial History

Owned by H. Powle, and afterwards "Lord Halifax's MS, numb. 495."

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom