Cambridge, University Library, Kk.i.12

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| Physical Description | History | Record History | Bibliography |


Shelfmark
Country:England
Settlement:Cambridge
Repository: University Library
Idno:Kk.i.12
AltName:
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Date and Language
Date:s. xv
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Herefordshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 356 244, LP 7420 (McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin 1986, p. 199).
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Contents
A fifteenth-century copy of the Brut to the sixth year of Henry V copied in one hand.


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Physical Description
Form:Codex
Support: Parchment
Extent:285 x 220 mm
Collation: Catchwords: ff. 8v; 16v; 24 v; 32v; 40v; 48v; 56v; 72v; 75v; 79v; 87v; 95v; 103v.
Layout:Pricking not visible. Writing space of 210 x 150 mm. Single columns with 38 lines. Ruling not visible.
Writing: One scribe writing in brown ink in an Anglicana hand. Characteristics: long s in initial position; 2-shaped r in medial position; w with initial stroke separated from the remainder of graph; hooked ascender on h, b; long r in medial position; double compartment a with pointed head; sigma s in final position; e with pointed head; elongated top line ascenders tinted red. Body height: 2mm.
Decoration:Long ascenders tinted red. Red paraphs. Red rubric on f. 6r red. Some first letters tinted red. Headings of chapters in red.
Binding: 18th century/19th century binding. Size: 290 x 225 mm. Cover of tan leather mitred and pasted over cardboard with triple lines in blind tooling around edges. Five bands across the spine.
Foliation:ff. 1-129. Two 'modern' paper flyleaves at front and two at back.
Additions:
Condition:Good
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History
Origin:Unknown
Provenance:Unknown
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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 The text corresponds very closely to Caxton's Chronicle. It ends at the foot of the leaf signed u.3 in Caxton. See Cambridge, University Library, Ff.II.26 and Cambridge, University Library, Hh.vi.9.
Bibliography
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