Collection of English common law.
Language(s): Latin and French
Extent: i (modern paper) + 134 + i (modern paper).
Dimensions (leaf): 225-30 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 175-85 × 110-20 mm.
Foliation: Modern pencil: i, 1-135, in the usual place, and the parchment leaves also previously foliated in modern pencil in the lower gutter corner; an early foliation in ink apparently only extended from 'fo. 1' to 'fo. 5'.
Variable, usually 40-50 written lines per page; in 1 column
Written by a variety of cursive hands.
Occasional pointing hands in the margins to indicate notable passages of text.
Modern three-quarter red leather and red cloth over pasteboards; the spine lettered in gilt 'NATURA | BREVUM | ETC.'
; 14th century, first half
Provenance and Acquisition
'Edmond [goxd??], 14th century (fol. 1r).
'[Sir] Edw:[ard] [C]oke' (fol. 1r); the upper pastedown inscribed 'Codex DCCLII' (the LII atered in pencil to LIV), 'M.S.L. Cupboard D' (crossed through, and altered to) Case C.iii.b15', formerly Norfolk, Holkham Hall, MS. 754.