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Lincoln CHS 22, binding fragments


Li quatre livre des Reis (fragments of bk. 1, Samuel I)
Language(s): Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: two fragments of a bifolium


Gothic bookhand.


2-line flourished initial in blue and red.

Accompanying Material

The host volume is D. Haymonis episcopi Halberstattensis homiliarum, nunc quarto diligentissime excusarum, pars hyemalis, Cologne, Gottfried Hittorp, 1537, in a London blind-tooled binding of the late 1530s or 1540s.


Origin: England; 13th century (middle?)

Record Sources

Description by Francesca Galligan, 2020.


Orderable through SOLO


    F. Galligan, 'A new manuscript of Li Quatre Livre des Reis', Romania 138 (2020), 447-52 (edition, commentary, images)

Last Substantive Revision

2021-05-21: First online publication.

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