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Formulary of English Chancery Writs
Formulary of English Chancery Writs
Formulary of English Chancery Writs, c.1350
The oldest volume in the Library's collections, this fourteenth-century Latin manuscript contains copies of English legal documents. It still has its medieval binding of wooden boards attached with strips of leather.

Vellum manuscript (c. 300 folios),
The University of Western Australia Library, Scholars’ Centre, Rare Collection 347.8

Caption: Toby Burrows
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