Statute of Jewry

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The Statute of Jewry was a statute issued by Henry III of England in 1253. In response to antisemitic feelings in medieval England, it attempted to segregate the Jews, including imposing the wearing of a Jewish badge.[1] It is uncertain to what extent this legislation was put into effect.[2]


  1. ^ Stacey 2003, pp. 51–52
  2. ^ Stacey 2003, p. 52


  • Stacey, Robert C. (2003). "The English Jews Under Henry III: Historical, Literary and Archaeological Perspectives". In Skinner, Patricia. Jews in Medieval Britain. Woodbridge, UK: The Boydell Press. pp. 41–54. ISBN 9781843837336.