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Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson D.913, Part 1
Title:Regiment of Princes
Contents:Hoccleve, Regiment of Princes fragment; (Same scribe as Harley 5977). Lines 2185-2212 on recto and 2220-2247 on verso (missing stanza 2213-2219)--space at bottom of recto and top verso shows not cropped.
Date Range:1450-1500
Scribal Hands:
Examples of the hand. Click on the link above for full details and images of individual letter forms.

Dialect:ff. 44-51 Norfolk
No of Folios:Single leaf
Pagination:Pencil '63' in upper outer corner recto, foliation running through volume even though snippets and loose quires from several original volumes, different sizes and different dates.
Page Size:167 x 107
Frame:Only frame lines visible on verso where one horizontal above top line, one below bottom line and one marking bottom 7 lines, stanza, from others above it; possibly lighter markers between each stanza; brownish-purple ?crayon? Plummet?
Writing Space:153 x c. 80
Flourished Initials:Initials on each line are touched with red; ascender of first letter of first word on verso has pine-cone designs in same colour as ink.
Other Names (not owners):17-19 c. hand in right margin of recto, 'About a King's Coronation Oath' and below by same hand, 'This Fragment I had of Mr. Bagford'.
Further Information:Rawlinson catalogue
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York, King's Manor, York YO1 7EP