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San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library MS HM 137
Title:Piers Plowman, C version
Contents:Piers Plowman, C version
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

Dialect:LP : 7250; County : Gloucs/Monmouth
No of Folios:i (early modern paper) + 89 + ii (early modern paper)
Pagination:Modern pencil foliation in upper outer corners recto.
Signatures:Signatures of letter and roman numerals in usual place but visible in first quire only.
Catchwords:Same ink and script as text, some in brown ink frames.
Page Size:286 x 185
Frame:In red ink, 2 x verticals; 4 x horizontal (ff. 1-32v) enclosing top and bottom lines; then 33-89 have 6 x horizontal enclosing top and bottom two lines; pricking occasionally visible on outer edges.
Writing Space:210 x 132
Incipits and Explicits:On f89v 'Hic explicit passus secundus de dobest. Explicit peeres plouheman scriptum per Thomam Dankastre'.
Marginal Headings:Lemmata and Latin passages in red ink, textura, by scribe.
Other Names (not owners):John Meade owned in early 16th century (f89v).
Further Information:Dutschke, 1.183-184.
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP