Admiralty, Black Book of the
- MS containing documents connected with the admiralty of Sir Thomas Beaufort, 9 Hen. VI; ordinances of war made in 1385 and 1419. Volumes II-IV contain the Domesday of Ipswich, the laws of *Oleron, the Spanish Consolat de la Mar, the maritime laws of Gotland, Visby, Flanders, etc. The book is a collection of laws, in French and Latin, relating to the navy, the original MS of which is preserved in the admiralty archives at Whitehall.
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