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Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Douce 104
Title:Piers Plowman, C version
Contents:Piers Plowman, C Version
Language:English and Latin
Date Range:1422
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

Dialect:Hiberno-English. Not mapped in LALME.
No of Folios:1-112
Pagination:Top right hand corner in modern pencil.
Quiring:8s, with 2 quires of 10.
Catchwords:Bottom right hand corner of verso leaves.
Page Size:215 x 148
Frame:Frame ruled in ink; no line ruling.
Writing Space:180 x 100
Incipits and Explicits: 'Explicit liber de Petro Ploughman/Anno regni regis henrici sexti sexto Et fir. Iouis/ante festum Michaelis Incept.
Marginal Headings:Passus headings, Latin and some names underlined in red.
Miniatures:72 marginal miniatures.
Flourished Initials:3-line decorated initials at passus beginnings, blue with red background.
Other Names (not owners):None. Arms of Sir James Ley (1550-1628/9).
Further Information:Pearsall and Scott 1992
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP