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Oxford, Oriel College MS 79, Part I
Title:Piers Plowman
Contents:Piers Plowman, B Version
Language:English and Latin
Scribal Hands:
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Dialect:LP : 6550; Grid : 526 236; County : Herts
No of Folios:xvi + 123
Pagination:Modern pencil in upper right corner.
Catchwords:Boxed in text ink and highlighted in rubric.
Page Size:215 x 160
Frame:Frame ruled in brown lead
Writing Space:160 x 110
Marginal Headings:Passus headings in margin in rubric.
Table of Contents:No table of contents.
Title by Scribe:Pers Plowman
Flourished Initials:Initial letters at beginnings of passus are 3 line initials in rubric.
Other Names (not owners):W.Smethwik; Nomen scriptoris Johannes Mallyng Plenus Amoris.
Further Information:Benson and Blanchfield; CD-ROM
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP