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MS. Eng. poet. d. 208

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Guardbook of manuscript and printed leaves with commentary by William E. Moss


Provenance and Acquisition

Recovered from a binding by Garret Godfrey of Cambridge (1503–39)

Mounted by Lt. Col. W. E. Moss in a guardbook entitled 'A Poetry Pasty by Garret Godfrey' (cf. related papers: MS. Eng. poet. d. 209)

MS. Eng. poet. d. 208 – Part 1 (Middle English binding fragments)


(fols. 15, 18, 22, 25, 27, 28)
Owayne Miles

Stanzaic version; fragment. Printed in Medium Aevum, 75 (2006), 84–102, at 89–100.

Language(s): English
(fols. 28, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)
Sir Triamour (fragments)
Language(s): English
(fols. 49–50)
Bevis of Hampton (fragments)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Eng. poet. d. 208 – Part 2 (original flyleaves)


(fols. 89, 91)
Medical treatise (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th century, late

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description (2017). For further detail see The Library 6th ser. 21/4 (1999), 305–20.


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Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.