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Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Digby 171
Title:Piers Plowman, C version
Contents:Piers Plowman, C version
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
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Dialect:LP : 7330; Grid : 359 230; County : Herefords
No of Folios:62 + 3
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper right corner.
Catchwords:In right hand corner of footer, not distinguished in any way.
Frame:Drypoint frame ruled only
Marginal Headings:Passus headings in Latin in the text column in text ink and same script, in the format: 'Explicit hic passus secundus; Incipit passus tercius'.
Table of Contents:No title or table of contents. Text ends incomplete on f114r.
Flourished Initials:Spaces left for decorated initials at passus beginning but not executed. Passus headings and Latin in rubric.
Miscellaneous Info:Scribal Dialect Oxon LALME LP
Further Information:Russell and Kane; Macray, W. D. 'Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues: IX Digby Manuscripts', a reproduction of the 1883 catalogue with notes on Macray's descriptions of the manuscript by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, Oxford Bodleian Library 1999.
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