Carta de foresta

Published/Created:
England,
[ca. 1450]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 68 : parchment ; 115 x 82 (70 x 47) mm.
Notes:
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.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of a collection of laws governing hunting and forestry.
Topics:
Forests and forestry
Hunting--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Great Britain--Politics and government--1066-1485
Language:
English
French
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 88
Orbis Record:
9800158
Orbis Barcode:
39002091594987
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
14474510
Citation:
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.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10267669
PID:
digcoll:3747829

Number of Pages: 151
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