San Marino, CA., Huntington Library, HM 125

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Shelfmark
Country:United States
Settlement:San Marino, CA.
Repository: Huntington Library
Idno:HM 125
AltName:
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Date and Language
Date:s. xiv/xv
Language: English
Dialect:Scribal Dialect: Worcestershire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 383 231, LP 7800 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 250).
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Contents
A late fourteenth/early fifteenth-century copy (Dutschke 1989, p. 156) of the Prick of Conscience.

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Physical Description
Form:Codex
Support: Parchment
Extent:238 x 170 mm
Collation: 18, 28 (with 8 excised), 3-48, 510, 6-128, 13?6 (wanting 1-2 and 6).
Layout:Writing space of 178 x 115 mm. Single columns ruled in lead for 37 lines.
Writing: One scribe writing in an Anglicana Formata script and using a Bastard Anglicana for Latin quotations. Characteristics: first letter of each line detached; ž; double compartment a in medial position; long s in initial position; double compartment g; cross-shaped &; hooked ascender on h and b; v shaped r in medial position; short ascenders and descenders. Body height: not ascertained.
Decoration:Blue initials vary from three to eight lines. Catchwords with a blue paraph mark, one boxed in red. Running titles marked by a blue paraph. Rubrics and Latin quotations boxed in brown but ff. 58r-75v boxed in red, and blue between ff. 67v-96r.
Binding: Not medieval. Seventeenth-century brown calf tooled in blind. Rebacked.
Foliation:ii + 100
Additions:ff. i-iiv: questions on canon law or moral theology.
Condition:Good
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History
Origin:Unknown
Provenance:F. 73v '' in a sixteenth-century hand. F. 95v (IMEV 430): 'In my begynynge god be my good spede in grace & vertue allways to prosed ' in a sixteenth-century hand. F. 98v 'Rycharde mynstrelley' in a sixteenth-century hand.
Acquisition:Lot 376 in a sale by Anderson, New York, 12 December 1917. Acquisition by Henry E. Huntington unknown.
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, June 2004. Manuscript not consulted. Microfilm, Lewis and McIntosh 1982, and Dutschke 1989 used for description. Owing to the Huntington Library's stipulations on the web publication of images, it has unfortunately not been possible to include images of this manuscript in the Catalogue.
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Bibliography
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