|Creator:||Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.|
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Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 15732). Purchased from H. P. Kraus in 1968 by Edwin J. Beinecke for the Beinecke Library.
Script: Written in bold gothic textura; x is crossed.
Rubrics, often accompanied by notes to rubricator in well formed current Anglicana script. Decorative initials not filled in. Numerous pen trials and crude drawings in margins (e.g., ff. 28r, 46v, 47r, 63r).
Binding: Nineteenth century. Blind-tooled brown calf with a gold-tooled title. Parchment flyleaves (formerly pastedowns) from a Missal (England, 15th century) much rubbed and worn, and with offset impression from original binding of corner tongues and four attachments. Gothic textura. Fine blue initials with intricate herringbone penwork designs in red. Headings in red; paragraph marks in blue.
Manuscript on parchment of Matthew of Westminster, Flores historiarum. Written presumably at the Cluniac priory of St. Saviour, Bermondsey, Surrey.
ff. iii + 1 + 87 + i + iii : parchment ; 384 x 260 (289 x 196) mm.
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