Life of Our Lady

Information About This Item

Creator

John Lydgate

Title

Life of Our Lady

Date

1450 - 1499

Description

Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri.
Script: Gothic
Notes: Edited by H.G. Jones in English Language Notes7 (1969) 93-96; For other fragments from same manuscript, see A.S.G. Edwards, English Language Notes9 (1971) 1-3.

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 178

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta178_45

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.

Format

Parchment - 143 x 120 mm - One column with 24 visible lines (three 7-line stanzas) with even spacing between, bounding lines only on left on recto, right verso, with recto and verso ruled separately with ink

Language

Middle English

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

England