[only certain parts of the statute are still in force, including the preamble and chapters 1, 4, 15, and 23]
[original Latin above; translation below]
[I have tried to spell out abbreviations contained in the original text as best I could]


Anno gratie MCCLX septimo, regni autem Domini H. Regis nlii Regis Johannis quinquagesimo secundo, in Octabus Sanci Martini, providente ipso Domino Rege, ad regni sui Anglie meliorationem et exhibitionem justicie prout regalis officii exposcit utilitas meliorem, convocatis discretioribus ejusdem regni tam ex majoribus quam minoribus; provisum est & statutum ac concorditur ordinatum, ut cuum regnum Anglie multis tribulationibus et dissensionum incomodis nuper deperssum, reformatione legum et Jurium, quibus pax et transquillitas incolarum conservetur, indigeat, at quod remedium salubre per ipsem Regem et suos fideles oportuit, adhiberi, provisiones, ordinationes et statuta subsrcipta, ab omnibus regni ipsius incolis tam majoribus quam minoribus firmiter ac inviolabiliter temporibus perpetuis observentur.

c. 23  Item firmares tempore firmarum suarum vastum, vendicionem seu exilium non faciant, in domibus, biscis, hominibus, nec de aliquibus ad tenementa quae ad firmam habent spectantibus [?] concessionem [per scripturam] [sive conventionis mencionem] quod hoc facere possint.  Et si fecerint et sup hoc convincantur dampna plene refundent, et graviter per minam puniantr.

PREAMBLE (modern translation from Halsbury's Statutes)

In the year of grace, one thousand two hundred sixty-seven, the two and fiftieth year of the reign of King Henry, son of King John, in the utas of Saint Martin, the said King our lord providing for the better estate of his realm of England, and for the  more speedy ministration of justice, as belongeth to the office of a King, the more discreet men of the realm being called together, as well of the higher as of the lower estate: [It was provided, agreed, and ordained, that whereas the realm of England of late had been disquieted with manifold troubles and dissentions; for the reformation whereof statutes and laws be right necessary, whereby the peace and tranquility of the people must be observed; wherein the King, intending to devise convenient remedy, hath made these acts, ordinances, and statutes underwritten, which he willeth to be observed for ever firmly and inviolably of all his subjects as well high as low.]

c. 23  ...fermers, during their terms, shall not make waste, sale, nor exile of [house] woods, and men, nor of anything belonging to the tenements that they have to ferm, without special licence had by writing of covenant, making mention that they may do it; which thing if they do, and thereof be convict, they shall yield full damages, and shall be punished my amerciament grievously.