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Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.

Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.

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Creator: Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735.
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Date: [ca. 1375-1400]
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Ex libris H. L. Bradfer-Lawrence. On deposit from the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Numerous marginal notes in contemporary and later hands.
Bound with: parchment leaf of accounts kept by Robert de Staynford, steward of Lady Idoyne Percy, wife of Henry, Lord Percy (d. 1365).
Laid in: manuscript fragment, on paper, of a contract, in English (ca. 1574), formerly the back pastedown.
Layout: single columns of 42 lines.
Script: gothic text hand.
Decoration: Rubricated. Numerous penwork initials and line fillers in red and blue ink. Ten larger illuminated initials, gilt and red and blue ink.
Binding: original oak boards covered in pink doeskin; remains of clasps.
Abstract:
Manuscript volume, in a single hand, containing the text of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica, followed by the text of the Historia brittoum of Nennius; a brief biography of Merlin; and Sybilline prophecies.
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ff. i + 88 + i: parchment ; 320 x 230 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 16154683
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