Thomson, Richard. An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: to which are added, the Great Charter in Latin and English, the charters of liberties and confirmations, granted by Henry III and Edward I, the original Charter of the forests, and various authentic instruments connected with them: Explanatory Notes on their Several Privileges; A Descriptive Account of the Principal Originals and Editions Extant, Both in Print and Manuscript; and Other Illustrations, Derived from the Most Interesting and Authentic Sources. Originally published: London: John Major and Robert Jennings, 1829. xxxii, 612 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770305; ISBN-10: 1584770309. Hardcover. New. $34.95 * "Contains the text of John's charter, with a translation; also translations of the articles of the barons, the forest charter, and the confirmations of Henry III. And Edward I.; with elaborate notes, based largely on Coke's second Institutes. This is one of the 'standard' works on the Great Charter." Gross, The Sources and Literature of English History from the Earliest Times to about 1485 2019. Each page is bordered with an elaborate "embellishment."
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