Record

Document ReferenceWLC/LM/4
TitleIncomplete copy of William of Waddington, 'Le Manuel des péchés', and a copy of Robert of Gretham, 'Mirur'; 1250-1300
Date1250-1300
Extent171 ff
LevelItem/file
Access ConditionsAccess to the original volume is restricted; microfilm or digital surrogates can be made available in the Reading Room.
Content DescriptionContaining two Anglo-Norman French texts bound together, both in the same hand. The texts are described separately, under WLC/LM/4, ff.1-56 and WLC/LM/4, ff.57-171.

The entire book is written in double columns of 42 lines. Throughout the text are decorated four-line capitals in red and blue penwork extending into the borders with a six-line initial A at the opening of the 'Mirur'.

Dating is based on the most recent catalogue description: second half of the 13th century (Reference: The Wollaton Medieval Manuscripts).

Previous number: Mi LM 4
LanguageFrench
Physical DescriptionNo boards, and lacking about 12 folios from the start of the text of the 'Manuel des Péchés'.
Publication NoteReference: Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on the Manuscripts of Lord Middleton Preserved at Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire, compiled by W.H. Stevenson (London, 1911), p. 220-221; Image and Text, p. [12]; The Wollaton Medieval Manuscripts
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