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Ex libris Henry Huth; Walter Wilson Greg; H. L. Bradfer-Lawrence (MS 8). From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Script: several hands.
Decoration: Abbey of the Holy Ghost has initials in blue with red penwork.
Binding: modern full red morocco.
Text preceded by 14 binder's blanks; concludes with 11 binder's blanks.
Manuscript, on vellum, in several hands, containing several Middle English devotional texts. The Abbey of the Holy Ghost is followed by The Meditation of St. Anselm; The Five Sorrows of the Virgin; and an explanation of how to say the Psalter of the Virgin. These are followed by a poem to the Virgin ("Mari moder well [th]e bee"); a six-line political poem referring to Edward IV ("The lyon sens thre days"); and a recipe for a medicine for pestilence, in a later hand.
17 l. : parchment ; 165 x 120 mm
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