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University College MS. 112


Petrus, Comestor, active 12th century, Historia Scholastica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: vellum


Illuminated."Fine historiated and other initials. Good penwork initials." (Alexander and Temple, p. 65)


14th-century doeskin over wooden boards to text block, parallel raised bands.


Origin: 13th century, beginning ; France.

Provenance and Acquisition

"The will of Stephanus atte Roche, vicar of Fen Ditton, Cambs., 1381, formerly lining the upper cover of the binding, is now University College MS. 192, fol. 29." (Alexander and Temple)

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Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.