A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Morrell 11


Royal writs relating to the Oxford company of cordwainers, 1457-1607

Writs of Henry VI (1457), Edward IV (1464), Elizabeth I (1571), James I (1607), all addressed to the mayor and bailiffs of Oxford, ordered them to be intendent to the company in rendering annual account at the Exchequer for forfeitures incurred by non-members of the company. Each with fragmentary great seal.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: sheet
Support: parchment


Origin: 1457-1607 ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Frederick Joseph Morrell, 1811-1883

Given by Philip Morrell, Margaret Warren, and Frederica Peel in his memory, 1925.

Record Sources

Adapted (March 2023) by Matthew Holford from Summary catalogue of manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county and University of Oxford; accessions from 1916 to 1962, ed. P. S. Spokes (1964), p. 142 (with limited additional description)


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Custodial History

Barcode: 603303337

Last Substantive Revision

2023-03: First online publication.