Script: Arts. 4-14 written in a neat chancery script with Anglicana influence; arts. 1 and 15 in similar, but less elegant hands; arts. 2-3 are in gothic textura. Plain initial, in red, with crude ink penwork flourishes on f. 1v; KL monograms and portions of calendar also on red. Some stains on ff. 2r-7v render text illegible. Binding: 19th-20th centuries. Rebinding in quarter pigskin, tanned, not tawed, with a strap and pin fastening. The oak boards, cambered on all four outer edges and with rectangular pegs, are probably contemporary with the manuscript. Front pastedown composed of a small fragment of prayers in Latin (15th century). In Latin, with passages in English and French.
Manuscript on parchment of a collection of laws governing hunting and forestry.
Forests and forestry Hunting--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Great Britain--Politics and government--1066-1485
English French Latin
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Beinecke MS 88
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 88. Carta de Foresta. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 151
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