NamesJohn, of Abbeville (Author)
Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1201 - 1300 (Approximate)Place: England?Date Created: 1200 - 1299
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2557Shelf locator: MA 8
NotesOwnership: Bought by John Preston for St. Augustine's abbey, Canterbury (strip of vellum, f. 1a, is ex libris); owned ca. 1733 by Maurice Johnson of Spalding. Given in 1909 by Dr. Robert Abbe.Content: De Ricci, 1316-1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Typed notes in manuscript box.Content: 36 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil, prickings visible, some catchwords visible. Some content notes in lower margins. 17 quires of twelve folios each, followed by one quire of five folios.Content: ParchmentContent: Opening initial with animal heads.Content: 2-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into borders. Daubs of red as placemarkers. Passages underlined in red.Content: De Ricci dates this manuscript to ca. 1300; Dr. Guest dates it to the 13th century.Content: 1, plus other noting handsContent: Modern note of contents f. ii. Folio 1a is a stub of vellum announcing purchase of book for St. Augustine's Canterbury. On f. 209v there is a poem in French which begins "Flour de flours columbine de mes dolours plain medicine."
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533MSS Unit ID: 2557Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f8850c10-c5ca-012f-a589-58d385a7bc34
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