|Creator:||Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, ca. 1303-1373|
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Script: Written by a single scribe in batarde (no loops).
Primary plain initials, 11- to 1-line, in red; rubrics throughout.
Binding: Fifteenth century. Original sewing on four slit, tawed straps laced into beech boards as are the tawed cores of plain, wound endbands. Covered in cream-colored skin, cut or worn away so that the endbands are visible on the spine. Traces of five bosses on each board and of a strap-and-pin fastening, the strap attached to the lower board with a brass plate. Pin and strap wanting. Front pastedown: fragment of 15th-century manuscript, on paper; back pastedown: fragment of another 15th-century manuscript glued in upside down. Watercolor sketch of St. Birgitta (115 x 67 mm.) pasted on front cover, probably 16th century.
Collection of comte Paul Riant (1836-1888) whose Scandinavian library was presented to Yale by Mrs. Henry Farnam, 1896.
Manuscript on parchment of 1) St. Birgitta, Regula Sancti Salvatoris. 2) Urban V, Ut nihil a noviciis omnino exigatur. 3) Pseudo-Augustine, Disciplina monasterii. 4) Additiones domini Prioris Petri super Regula sancti Saluatoris. 5) [One leaf of another manuscript laid in:] Revelacio Sancte Birgitte.
ff. 28 + i (1 leaf of 15th century parchment manuscript laid in),
parchment, some col.
236 x 160 (177 x 118) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University|
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