New College Archives Exhibition - 14th century

New College Archives are doing weekly exhibitions, showcasing some of our amazing documents - one century at a time. 

This week's featured documents from the 14th century - the century in which the College was founded - and included the New College Statutes, the Founder's Charter, a Papal Bull, and the first College account roll. 

New College Statutes (1390)

New College statutes in Latin with ornate decoration

Founder's Charter (1379)

The Founder's Charter with wax seal

William of Wykeham's seal (1390)

Wax seal featuring a bishop

Papal Bull for New College from Pope Boniface IX (1391)

Papal Bull for New College

First College Accounts (1376/7)

First New College account roll


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