This sixteenth-century illustration shows an imaginary meeting of King Edward I of England in Parliament, with, at his sides, his vassals King Alexander III of Scotland and Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffydd of Wales, along with the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and before them the other Lords Spiritual sitting on benches to his right and the Lords Temporal to his left and the judges of the realm sitting on woolsacks
The original is known as the Wriothesley Manuscript, quire B,
and is now in the Royal Library of Windsor Castle.

The King to the venerable father in Christ Robert, by the same grace archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England, greeting.

As a most just law (Etsi membra), established by the careful providence of sacred princes, exhorts and decrees that what touches all should be approved by all (ut quod omnes tangit ab omnibus approbetur), so also, very evidently should common danger be met by means provided in common.  You know sufficiently well, and it is now, as we believe, divulged through all regions of the world, how the king of France fraudulently and craftily deprives us of our land of Gascony, by withholding it unjustly from us. .  .  .  September 1295

Letter was also written to all the bishops of England, 67 abbots, and the Masters of the Knights Templar and the Prior of the Hospitalers