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USA, San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library MS HM 144
MS Appellation:HM 144 (Manly and Rickert)
Title:Canterbury Tales (part)
Author:Chaucer, Lydgate and Burgh
Contents:Miscellany including Chaucer's Melibeus and the Monk's Tale, Lydgate's Cherle and Byrde and Hors Sheep and Goos
Date Range:1475-1500
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

No of Folios:iv + 151
Page Size:290 x 200
Frame:Ruled in dry-point
Writing Space:190 x 137 approx.
Paragraph Marks:Red paraphs and underlining in red ink also.
Flourished Initials:Red with no flourishing
Further Information:Lister Matheson says that this scribe also copied London, Lambeth Palace, MS 84 and Oxford, Trinity College MS 29.
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP