Schopp, J. W., ed., The Anglo-Norman Custumal of Exeter (History of Exeter Research Group, no. 2. Oxford)
Number of pages of primary source text: 15
Dates: 1240 - 1240
Archival Reference: Devon R.O., Misc. Roll 2
- Translated into English.
- Original language included.
County/Region: Devon; Exeter
- Law - Legislation
- Economy - Crafts and Industry
- Economy - Trade
- Law - Secular
- Towns / Cities
Comments: Appendix I (pp. 41-50); Appendix II notes clauses cited by M. Bateson in her Borough Customs; Appendix V is a Glossary. There is also an Index. The custumal describes local customary law regarding trade, civic officials, town dues, court procedure, and tolls on goods brought into town for sale. The volume also includes facsimiles of all folios.
Introduction by Schopp and R. C. Easterling (pp. 5-23) discusses the language of the custumal, the manuscript, and the contents of the custumal.