MS. Holkham misc. 37
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
starting imperfect in the prologue, due to the loss of the first leaf.
26 written lines per page; in 1 column. Frame ruling.
Blue initials with red flourishes.
Typical Holkham binding of polished and diced brown leather; the spine lettered in gilt 'GUIDO DE | COLUMNIS | DE BELLO | TROIANO. || MS. | MEMB. | SÆC. XIV.'
Provenance and Acquisition
The abbey of Bury St. Edmunds: 'Eadmundo sancto pertinet iste liber et Dompno Iohanni W⟨ ulf(?) ⟩spett' (fol. 196v, cf. 198r), and 'Liber dompni Iohannis Bardwell monachi sancti Edmundi' (fol. 197v), both 15th century.
Bookplate of 'THOMAS WILLIAM COKE'; inscribed with notes by his friend 'W.[illiam] R.[oscoe]' (fol. ii recto-verso); seen and described by M. R. James by 1921; formerly Norfolk, Holkham Hall, MS. 469.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.