Instructions to his son

Information About This Item

Creator

Peter Idley

Title

Instructions to his son

Date

1490 - 1510

Description

Contents: H. G. Jones, "Peter Idley's Instructions to his son," Neuphilologische Mitteilungen74 (1973) 686-689.
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: Cursive
Notes: Identifying this as a missing leaf from the Pepys ms in Cambridge, Magdalen College; see M. R. James, pt. 3 of Bibliotheca Pepysiana(1923) 67-69; Frag 177v Verses 2486-2511: actually the recto of the leaf; Frag 177r Verses 2514-2539: actually the verso of the leaf.
Decorations: Large "N" with a four-leaf flower inside and large foliage décor extending vertically into left margin

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75. J. Boffey and A. S. G. Edwards, New Index of Middle English Verse(London 2005) n. 1540.

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 177

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta177_45

Format

Paper - 161 x 208 mm - One column with 3 seven-line stanzas plus 5 lines of a fourth stanza visible, neither bounding lines nor ruling visible

Language

English

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

England