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Name: Magna Carta

Repository: National Library of Australia

Settlement: Canberra

Associated Manuscript Items:
Magna Carta

Library ref: MS.1508

Acquisition: by the library in 1952

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Composite: no

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Dimensions: approx. 505 x 415 mm with a fold of 25 mm

Extent: 1 sheet

Foliation:

Hand desc: a late 13c. English cursive court hand

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List bibl: T. D. Tremlett, Calendar of Manuscripts belonging to the KingÕs School Bruton 1297Ñ1826, Dorchester 1939, p.6; Sir Hilary Jenkinson, Letters Patent of lnspeximus of Magna Carta, London 1952 (typescript).

Music notation:

Note:

Orig date: s. xiiiex

Orig place: England, Westminster

Origin: Copy intended for the County of Surrey, as indicated by Com. Surr. and Exam. on the fold.

Provenance: KingÕs School, Bruton until 1952

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 2

Seal: The seal of Henry III, used in the reign of his son, Edward I, during the absence of the latterÕs Great Seal in France.

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Support: vellum

Surrogates: ??? CHECK?? not a fascimile ??Statutes of the Realm, London 1810 (reprinted 1963), Vol.1, pp.33Ñ6.

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