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Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Digby 102
Title:Piers Plowman, C version
Contents:Piers Plowman, C Version
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
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Dialect:LP : 7770; Grid : 387 243; County : SW Worcs/London
No of Folios:iiii+141
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper right corner.
Catchwords:In bottom right hand corner of verso in black ink and encircled with a squiggly line. Words crossed out in rubric.
Frame:Frame ruled in drypoint
Marginal Headings:Passus headings in text column in rubric; Latin underlined in rubric.
Title by Scribe:None. Begins defective.
Flourished Initials:Initial letters at beginnings of passus are 2-line initials in blue with red flourishing. Lines written as prose with red virgules to mark individual lines.
Further Information:Barr : 2009; 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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