The Magna Carta Project

VI. A late thirteenth-century, early fourteenth-century statute book: BL Harley MS, 493A, fos.41v-45.

by Professor David Carpenter

This has the preamble of 1217 but with the king acting on his spontaneous and free will. At the end it has the tax. It is given by Richard Marsh on 6 November 1217. The baronial relief is put at 100 marks.

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