|Creator:||Biblesworth, Walter de Bozon, Nicole, fl. 1300-1320 Grosseteste, Robert, 1175?-1253 Hues, de Tabarie|
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Ownership inscriptions of Sir Henry Sharington (d. 1581).
Script: Gothic bookhand.
Decoration: some rubrication of initials.
Binding: contemporary chemise binding of white leather over corded boards.
In Anglo-Norman French with Middle English glosses and annotations.
From the library of Lacock Abbey. From the library of Sir Henry Sharington. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (Christies sale 8002, lot 12) on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund and the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2011.
Manuscript, on parchment, in two Gothic bookhands, containig copies of Walter of Biblesworth (Bibbesworth), Le tretiz ff.1-27v; Nicholas Bozon (c.1280-1320), Les proverbes de bons enseignements, here called Liber de proverbiis sapientie, ff.28-40v; Hue de Tabarie, Ordre de la chevalerie ff.42-53v; Le mariage des ix filles du diable, often attributed to Robert Grosseteste (1170-1253), bishop of Lincoln but here described as St Maurice, bishop of Paris's translation from the Latin, ff.54-67. The text of Le tretiz contains numerous interlineations and side notes in Middle English.
iv l. + 67 l. + ii l. : parchment ; 208 x 135 mm.
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