The Magna Carta Project

IV. A cartulary of Cerne Abbey: Cambridge University Library Ll, 1-10, fos. 9v-15.

by Professor David Carpenter

This is a copy of the 1225 Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest run into one.1   It has a full witness list. See ‘Magna Carta 1217, II’, above, and for a full discussion my Feature of the Month on ‘The Cerne Abbey Magna Carta’.


The cartulary is listed in C. Breay, J. Harrison and D. M. Smith, Medieval cartularies of Great Britain and Ireland (London, 2010), no.218.

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