Charlottesville, University of Virginia, Hench 10

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Country:United States
Repository: University of Virginia
Idno:Hench 10
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Date and Language
Date:s. xiv2
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Warwickshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 448 277, LP 534 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 244).
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A late-fourteenth century copy of the Prick of Conscience copied by a single scribe c. 1370 (Lewis and McIntosh 1982, p. 48).

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Physical Description
Support: Parchment
Extent:270 x 180 mm
Collation: Catchwords: ff. 8v; 16v; 24v; 32v; 40v; 48v; 56v; 64v; 72v; 80v; 88v; 96v; 104v; 112v; 120v; 128v.
Layout:Pricking: none seen. Writing space: unascertained. Single columns with 33-41 lines. Frame ruled.
Writing: Anglicana Formata. Characteristics: ŝ, double compartment a; B-shaped w; long s in initial position; e with pointed head; 8-shaped s in final position; 8-shaped g. Body height: unable to measure - manuscript consulted on microfilm.
Decoration: Perhaps initial of each line tinted. Boxed glosses and running titles. Four-line capital with penwork infill f. 5v. Four-line capital A with extended and decorated descenders - unusual penwork f. 12v.
Binding: Unascertained.
Foliation:ff. 136
Condition:'Original ff. 1-2 missing since at least 1610, replaced by two parchment leaves copied from a manuscript in the British Library by H(enry) H(ucks) G(ibbs), first Lord Aldenham, in the 19th c. as he himself says on beginning flyleaf ii.' (Lewis and McIntosh, p. 48).
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Provenance:Mark of ownership on f. 3r: 'Walter Loueden 24 April Anno domini 1610'. Walter Loveden's name appears again on f. 3r with the date 15 June 1610.
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, June 2004. Manuscript consulted in microfilm.
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