Oxford, Trinity College, 16A

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Repository: Trinity College
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Date and Language
Date:s. xvi1
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Shropshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 359 275, LP 4239 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 234).
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A copy of the Prick of Conscience from the first half of the sixteenth century.

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Physical Description
Support: Parchment
Extent:225 x 140 mm
Collation: Catchwords: ff. 56v; 85v; 115v.
Layout:Pricking not visible. Writing space of 165 x 80 mm with single columns and ruled for 34 lines (ff. 13-24v) and then 39-45 lines. Frame and lines ruled in drypoint.
Writing: One scribe writing in brown and black ink in a small Anglicana Formata script with Latin quotations mainly in Textura. Characteristics: double compartment a in initial position, 2-shaped r in medial position; v-shaped r in medial position; s shaped like a backward e in initial position; ?; ž; ascenders and descenders not much higher/lower than main body of graph; flat topped t.
Decoration: First letter of each line tinted red. Red paraphs. Three-line red or blue lombards for divisions in text. Some words/lines in red. F. 116v - 'AMEN' on a separate line in blue lombards with red infill and surrounded by a pattern of red wiggly lines and dots.
Binding: Not medieval. Size: 230 x 150 mm. Cover of red leather with five raised bands of double cords across the spine.
Foliation:ff. i + 116 + 1. i 'modern' parchment + 116 + i 'modern' parchment foliated as 117.
Condition:Very good.
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Provenance:F. 116v - 'Liber Joh[ann]is Leche' - in a late fifteenth/early sixteenth-century hand.
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, June 2004.
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Related Manuscripts and other documents Textual Lewis and McIntosh state that this manuscript is a member of the Lichfield subgroup (1982, p. 121).
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