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Magna Carta

Vol. 44 A Middle English Statute-Book

Purchase this volume Part I: ‘Statuta Antiqua’. Edited from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson MS B 520. Claire Fennell (ed.)  Statute-books have been described as one of the most popular forms of secular literature in medieval England, and are the commonest form of medieval legal literature still extant. The statute-books all differ as to the choice and ordering of their contents,… Read More »Vol. 44 A Middle English Statute-Book