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Wardrobe Book for Edward I, 1299-1300

Reference code
MSS/0119
Title
Wardrobe Book for Edward I, 1299-1300
Date
1299-1300
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Vellum; ff. iii + 148. Folio. Half morocco, red, with marbled boards. Original vellum cover, some hair visible, fol. ii. Original bookmarks.
Scope and content
Liber cotidianus Contrarotulatoris de Recepta et expn Garderobe de anno xxviii' (fol. ii). Wardrobe book for 28 Edw. I. Receipts and payments under various headings (alms, necessaries, wages, plate and jewels, etc.). Royal library, including wardrobe accounts for 15-18 Edw. I, mentioned fol. 142. Imperfect Exchequer receipts, fols. 1-2v. Published by SA as Liber Quotidianus Contrarotulatoris Garderobae (1787). See also Proc., 2nd ser., 8 (1879-81), 453; Archaeologia, 48 (1885), 281-4; ibid., 86 (1937), 77.
Creator
Edward I (1239-1307), King of England
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/119
Archival history
MSS/0119-22 were exhibited by Sir Ashton Lever, 27 Jan. 1780, when they were said to have been recently presented to him by a friend (Minute Book XVI, 430-1; Archaeologia, 7 (1785), 418-19).