Advanced Search   *   Manuscripts   *   Scribes   *   Authors   *   Letters
Home   *   About the Project   *   Bibliography
Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Find What? Search by
Manuscript Description
England, Salisbury, Salisbury Cathedral Library MS 113
Datable:Before c. 1452 (death of Cyrcetur).
Date Range:1400-1425
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

No of Folios:iii + 95 + iii
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper right corner.
Catchwords:Catchwords in the right-hand corner of the verso on scrolls.
Page Size:250 x 175
Frame:Lines and frame ruled in dry-point
Writing Space:180 x 120
Incipits and Explicits:Ends with 'Explicit liber quintus et vltimus etcetera' (f67v).
Marginal Headings:Initial letters beginning new sections alternate in blue and red; the rest in the same ink and script as the main text.
Table of Contents:A tabula by the main scribe on f1r. This is headed 'Incipit tabula libri boicij de consolatione philosophie liber primus'.
Miscellaneous Info:On ff1v-3v Cyrcetur has added the Latin original in the margin with numbers to key the addition to the relevant parts of the translation.
Further Information:Seymour
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP