|Creator:||Bracton, Henry de, -1268.|
[between 1275 and 1299]
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Previously owned by Sir Gregory Osborne Page Turner; Phillipps MS 3097; William Carr; W. J. Carr. Purchased from Anthony Taussig on the Hazel M. Osborn and the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Funds, 2012.
In Latin; one lengthy marginal annotation in Law French.
Part of the Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts (OSB MSS 184). Taussig catalog number: MS 82.12.7 (number 19 in main catalog numbering).
A fuller description of the contents is found in Baker and Taussig, Catalogue (London: 2007), pp. 13-14.
Title from incipit.
Some early marginalia. Lengthy annotation in Law French (ff. 182v-183) concerning a dictum by "Denam" (probably John or William de Denum).
Annotated on f. 1 in the hand of Sir Thomas Phillipps: H. Bracton De Legibus Angliæ. From Sir G. P. Turner's Library. Phillipps MS 3097.
Layout: double columns, 32 lines.
Script: Gothic Textura.
Decoration: headings, paragraph marks, and running titles in red or blue; two-line initials throughout in red and blue; two large initials in red and blue.
Binding: nineteenth-century full russia, blind-stamped. Gilt title on spine: Bracton De Legibus Angliæ.
Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of a portion of Bracton's treatise on English law.
ff. 213 : parchment ; 291 x 205 mm.
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