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Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson poet. 38
Title:Piers Plowman, B version
Contents:Piers Plowman B Version
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
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Dialect:County : London/SW Worcs/Suffolk
No of Folios: iii+102
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper right corner.
Catchwords:In bottom right hand corner of verso in black ink and boxed in black.
Page Size:290 x 205
Frame:Pricked and ruled in drypoint
Writing Space:200 x 125
Marginal Headings:Passus headings in text column in rubric; Latin boxed in rubric.
Table of Contents:None
Title by Scribe:None
Flourished Initials:Initial letters at beginnings of passus are 4-line initials in blue with red flourishing.
Other Names (not owners):Thomas Hearne 1732.
Further Information:Benson and Blanchfield. British Library MS Lansdowne 398 is a two-folio fragment of this manuscript.
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP