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.
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.
Charters--England--London Laws--England Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Great Britain--Kings and rulers London (England)--Charters, grants, privileges London (England)--History
Henry--VII,--King of England,--1457-1509
English, Old (ca.450-1100) Latin
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James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
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.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 25
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