Yale University Library

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Beinecke Digital Collections

Richard Rolle, etc.

Richard Rolle, etc.

Call Number:
Creator: Rolle, Richard, of Hampole, 1290?-1349
Languages:
Date: [between 1400 and 1450]
Subjects:
Genres:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Script: Articles 5-7 written by a single scribe in anglicana bookhand. Other texts by contemporary scribes in less careful bookhands, with article 4 in a less formal hand.
Flourished initials of good quality, 4- to 2-line, blue with red penwork designs incorporating leaf motifs and marginal extensions. Headings in red. Paragraph marks in blue.
Binding: Fifteenth century, England. Original, caught up sewing with very heavy thread on four tawed skin, slit straps laced from out to inside beech boards and pegged in channels which are filled with gesso (?). Green and gold, beaded endbands are sewn on cord cores laid in grooves in the outside of the boards. Spine lined with tawed skin. Covered in tawed skin, originally pink, with two fastenings, the catches on the lower board, the upper one cut in for brown leather straps. Spine covering disintegrating, thus exposing sewing. Covers much worm eaten.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (thick) of 1) List of relics in an unidentified church of St. James, probably in Spain. 2) Indulgences for various prayers, masses, etc. when visiting the church of St. James. 3) Unidentified Middle English devotional text. 4) Unidentified prayer, probably a form of absolution related to indulgences in art. 2. 5) Ps.-Augustine, Ps.-Bernard, etc., and wrongly attributed to Richard Rolle, Speculum peccatoris, ending imperfectly. 6) Richard Rolle, De emendatione vitae. 7) Richard Rolle, Oleum effusum (final four sections of the Comment on the Canticles). 8) John of Peckham, extract from Constitutiones. 9) The Five Wiles of the Pharaoh in Middle English.
Physical Description:
ff. iv + 104 : parchment ; 171 x 113 mm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Exhibition Note:
Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
Catalog Record:
Extent of Digitization:
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10269841
Download:
   |   Metadata record
Cite this   |   Text this   |   Report this
 
Similar Items