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MS. 23 Statuta Academae Cantabrigiensis

Language:Latin and English
Origin:England, Cambridge
Date:18th c., 1718 or later
Material:Paper. Watermark; crowned shield with fleur-des-lys, LVG and ‘4’ merchant mark below (ca. 65 mm wide). Same watermark occurs in Trinity Hall MS. 39, and possibly in MS. 41
Physical Description:276 pages (paginated i – x, (by cataloguer) 1 – 159, + 102 unpaginated pages), 240 x 188 (195 x 150) mm, 16 – 18 long lines, ruled in plummet
Incipit:Elizabetha Dei gratia Angliæ Franciæ et Hiberniæ Regina
2o folio:(p. 3) incremanto, omnes gradus
Explicit:Imprisonment if need require. T. Gooch Vicechancellor. John Covel, R. Jenkin, Tho. Richardson, John Balderston, C. Ashton, Wm. Grigg, Edw. Lany, Tho: Sherlock
Contents:pp. iii – vii, Index of Statues; pp. 1 – 101, Academic Statues of the University of Cambridge; pp. 103 – 105, Index of Interpretations; pp. 107 – 159, Interpretation of Statutes
Script:Formal round hand
Provenance:‘Trinity Hall’ in 18th c. hand, upper cover.
Binding:18th c., reversed brown leather over paste boards, black-tooled central panel and edge design, blue and salmon endbands
Notes:Last recorded Interpretation dated 23 September 1718.

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