A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Eng. poet. a. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 3938

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, by two hands, the first, fols. 105 ff., 265, an English parallel to the 'Ci nous dit' group of Flemish MSS., the second, fols. 124 ff. Good diagram, borders, initials in different styles (five or six different hands (?)). Mention of earthquake in 1382 and of incident in 1384. (P&A iii. 676, pl. LXX-LXXI)

History

Origin: c. 1390-1400 ; English