A Copie of the grants of the liberties of the Eyre of London

Published/Created:
[circa 1500-1509]
Physical Description:
1 v. (22 ff.) ; 75 cm. x 29 cm.
Notes:
On the wrapper is written "Thomas Binkheued who sold it to Raph Wilbraham."
The manuscript was originally a roll, as can be seen by the sewing holes extending across the bottom of each page.
Binding: vellum wrapper.
Purchased for the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on parchment, in chancery script, produced in London at the beginning of the sixteenth century (during the reign of Henry VII).
The text is an affirmation by King Henry VII of the rights given to the city of London by previous kings.
It includes a copy of the charter in Old English presented by William the Conqueror affirming the rights held by the citizens of London under Edward the Confessor.
It also includes a charter granting lands from William I to Deorman.
Topics:
Charters--England--London
Laws--England
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Great Britain--Kings and rulers
London (England)--Charters, grants, privileges
London (England)--History
Topics:
Henry--VII,--King of England,--1457-1509
Language:
English, Old (ca.450-1100)
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Osborn fa31
Orbis Record:
9413747
Orbis Barcode:
39002099459829
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
15253890
Citation:
A Copie of the grants of the liberties of the Eyre of London. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
11394960
PID:
digcoll:3977646

Number of Pages: 25
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