Dublin, Trinity College, 245

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Shelfmark
Country:Ireland
Settlement:Dublin
Repository: Trinity College
Idno:245
AltName:C.5.6
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Date and Language
Date:s. xv
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Warwickshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 442 271, LP 7990 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, vol. 4, p. 244). However, McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin note that although the manuscript is written by one scribe it is in 'several different kinds of English' (1986, vol. 4, p. 244). Ff. 127v-138r: Scribal Dialect: 'SE Soke or extreme N Hunts' (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, vol. 1, p. 77). F. 164 'Language apparently of N Ely, mixed with some other component(s). Ely' (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, vol. 1, p. 77).
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Contents
A fifteenth-century collection of Wycliffite material.





























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Physical Description
Form:Codex
Support: Parchment
Extent:160 x 110 mm
Collation: Catchwords: ff. 16v; 24v; 32v; 40v; 48v; 56v; 64v; 74v; 82v; 90v; 98v; 106v; 114v; 122v; 130v; 138v; 146v; 154v; 170v; 178v; 187v; 194v; 202v; 210v.
Layout:Pricking: small round holes. Writing space of 120 x 75 mm. Single columns with 32 lines. Frame and lines ruled in drypoint.
Writing: One scribe writing in an Anglicana script in black ink. Characteristics: long s in medial position; sigma s in final position; double compartment a; short descenders with a hairline hook e.g. y; single compartment g; 2-shaped r in final position. Body height 1.5-2mm.
Decoration: Eleven-line blue initial I with red penwork extending along left and top margin begins first text. Other texts begin with three-line initials with fine red penwork e.g. f. 9r. Two-line blue initials with red penwork throughout. Red paraphs. Underlining in red.
Binding: Not medieval. Size: 170 x 115 mm. Cover of tan leather over pasteboards with blind tooled decoration along edges. Five raised bands across the spine. Cover mitred and pasted with marbled paper on front and back pastedown.
Foliation:2 modern paper flyleaves + 218 + 3 modern paper flyleaves.
Additions:
Condition:Very good apart from last folios which have wormholes.
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History
Origin:Unknown
Provenance:Unknown
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, May 2004.
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Bibliography
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