New Haven, Conn., Yale University Library, Osborn a 13

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Settlement:New Haven, Conn.
Repository: Yale University Library
Idno:Osborn a 13
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Date and Language
Date:s. xv1
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Staffordshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: not mapped (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 239).
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A manuscript of the Prick of Conscience written by one scribe in the first half of the fifteenth century.

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Physical Description
Support: Parchment
Extent:240 x 155 mm
Collation: Catchwords: ff. 16v; 24v; 32v; 40v; 48v; 56v; 64v; 72v; 80v; 88v; 96v; 104v; 112v; 120v; 128v; 136v.
Layout:Pricking: none visible. Writing space: unascertained. Single columns with 32-33 ruled lines. Frame ruled.
Writing: One scribe writing in an Anglicana Formata hand. Characteristics: ŝ; 8-shaped s in final position; 2-shaped r in final position; double compartment a in initial position; 8-shaped g; long s in initial position; hooked ascender on b and h; B-shaped w. Body height: unascertained.
Decoration: Four-line initials with white-line patterning and sprays of feathering with pairs of balls eg ff. 7r, 59r. Two-line blue? initials with extended red penwork flourishing eg. f. 130r. Paraphs. Latin lines in red?
Binding: Not medieval. 'PRICK OF CON-SCIENCE' tooled in gold on spine.
Foliation:vii + 138 + iii (138 ff. of the text foliated 2-139); f. 55 blank and modern.
Condition:Good. Some staining.
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Provenance:Early history unknown. Plain bookplate on inside front cover 'EX LIBRIS WALTER WILSON GREG TRIN: COLL: CAMB:' and on first flyleaf recto 'Walter W. Greg Trin: Colle: Camb./ May 1911'. Flyleaves appear to be filled with a commentary by Greg.
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, June 2004 from microfilm. Microfilm supplied from 'The James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University'.
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Related Manuscripts and other documents Textual A member of the Lichfield subgroup (Lewis and McIntosh 1982, p. 91).
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