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Manuscript Description
London, British Library MS Additional 29901
Title:Heraldic Texts
Contents:Heraldic Texts: precedents, etc. relating to heralds, kings of arms, marshall and constable.
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

No of Folios:1 newer paper added at rebinding, matches pastedown + 1 blank leaf probably original + 2 framed but otherwise blank leaves + 87 written leaves + 5 frames but otherwise blank (and unnumbered) + 2 blank probably original + 1 matches pastedown
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper outer corners recto.
Quiring:1-5(16), 6(12)
Catchwords:By the scribe, centred in lower margin on the verso of the last folio of each quire with red sleigh under and red highlighting of some initials.
Page Size:282 x 197
Frame:2 x vertical 4 x horizontal; ruled within in brown/purple ink
Writing Space:122 x 105
Incipits and Explicits:Red highlights or shadowing of initials.
Marginal Headings:By the scribe in dark ink in spaces above or below the beginnings or ends of texts with blank lines on either side of them. Some red highlighting.
Table of Contents:By the scribe on f87r 'In isto volumine continet primus', with a list of eleven items with arabic numbers before them in a list.
Other Names (not owners):No names.
Further Information:Additional catalogue; Mooney article in Edwards, Gillespie and Hanna.
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP