MS. Bodl. 75
Summary Catalogue no.: 2253
The first and last leaves of the first quire (after fols v, 6) are lost, so no contemporary title or author is now in the volume
Fol. 1 begins 'The which flour preserued mann fro dethe'
Two additional stanzas are in this manuscript as compared with Caxton's edition.
Provenance and Acquisition
The following names are written in the volume in 16th century hands: Sir George Winter (fols 29, 76); Thomas Boynton and Henry Boynton (fols 7, 50v, 66, 84); John Robson (fol. 75v); 'Richard Horff ...' (?, fol. 75v); and 'John Clarkson in Rychmond' (fol. 84)
The manuscript probably reached the Library in 1603 or 1604. (Summary Catalogue I.90)
Last Substantive Revision
2023-04-24: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1937)