St John's College MS. 140
Ps.-Peter of Blois, 'Quales sunt'
Fols. 1v–2 include a table of the chapters in book 1, which also has its own prologue. Fol. 25v is blank, now with a College bookplate.
In long lines, 36 lines to the page. Prickings; bounded and ruled in black ink.
Written in protogothic bookhand. Punctuation by point and punctus elevatus.
Headings in red, that for the prologue in rustic capitals.
Two- and 3-line arabesque initials, alternately red and green, at text divisions.
A modern replacement. Sewn on five thongs. At the front, a marbled paper leaf and two paper flyleaves; at the rear, two paper flyleaves and another marbled leaf (iv–vi).
Provenance and Acquisition
An erased area probably removing an earlier note of ownership (fol. 1, upper margin).
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2021-07: First online publication