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’.

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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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