London, British Library, Arundel 272

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Shelfmark
Country:England
Settlement:London
Repository: British Library
Idno:Arundel 272
AltName:
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Date and Language
Date:s. xv
Language: English
Dialect:Scribe 1 (ff. 1r-32v) - scribal dialect: Derbyshire (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, vol. 1, p. 105). Scribe 2 (ff. 33r-35v) - Scribal dialect: Staffordshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 406 358, LP 715 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, vol. 4, p. 238).
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Contents
A fifteenth-century miscellaneous collection of medical texts including Agnus Castus.




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Physical Description
Form:Codex
Support: Paper.
Extent:210 x c. 145mm
Collation: Each page remounted. Unable to ascertain.
Layout:Pricking: none. Writing space of 190 x 115 mm. Single columns with c. 26 lines. Not ruled or pricked.
Writing: Scribe 1 (ff. 1r-32v) writing in a cursive script. Scribe 2 (ff. 33r-35v) writing in a cursive script. Scribe 3 (ff. 36r-64r) writing in a cursive script.
Decoration: Red boxes around some phrases.
Binding: Not medieval. Size: 225 x 175 mm. Brown leather cover.
Foliation:ff. 64
Additions:
Condition:Good, but each page separately mounted.
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History
Provenance:: f. 1r - 'Soc. Reg. Lond ex dono HENR. HOWARD Norfolciensis.' in a ?nineteenth-century hand.
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Record History
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, January 2004.
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Related Manuscripts and other documents Textual The treatise (item 2) is also found in London, British Library, MS Additional 4698, and London, British Library, MS Sloane 3160 which also contain texts ascribed a West Midlands dialect.
Bibliography
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