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San Marino, Huntington Library, EL 35 B 61
Description: ff. i + i + i + 32 + i + i - Bound, ca. 1840, in red morocco, gold tooled with the Bridgewater crest stamped in gold on both covers. - On f. ii, the pressmark "A:5." in the hand of John Egerton (1579-1649), 1st Earl of Bridgewater, corrected to "A:5./7." by the second Earl (1622-86). The current Bridgewater pressmark and the bookplate of that Library on the front pastedown. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). De Ricci, 135.
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Language: Latin English Latin; English Country: England Century: 15th
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Part 1: ff. 1-32v
Description: - Parchment - 182 x 252 mm
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVexSearchable Date Range: 1485 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Bastard secretary; Secretary; Calligraphic
Other Decoration: Opening initials on ff. 1 and 12, respectively of 8 and 6 lines in highlighted pink and blue on gold grounds infilled with leaves and vine, with full bar and foliage borders of considerable width in the same colors; blank spaces reserved in the lower margins for an eventual owner's shield. 1-line initials alternating blue with red flourishing or gold with black.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 4

Text 1: f. iii recto-verso
Title: Oath of homage
Language(s): English
Incipit: I N. become your Liege man of life & lymme
Explicit: and so departe some crowned in order as he set forth accordinglie.
Notes: Text of an oath of homage and description of homage given to Edward VI, added to this manuscript, s. XVI. 

Text 2: ff. 1-11v
Title: Modus coronationis
Title: Modus sive forma Regum et Reginarum Coronacionis in regno Anglie sequitur in hunc modum, Rex equitaberit.
Language(s): Latin; English
Incipit: In primis Princeps noviter coronandus ante diem sue coronacionis
Explicit: shall bere ayen all men that now lyve and dye soo helpe me god and holydom. Finis.

Text 3: ff. 12-27; ff. 27v-32v blank
Title: Modus tenendi parliamentum
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Hic describitur modus quomodo Parliamentum Regis Anglie anglicorum suorum tenebatur
Explicit: per racionabiles summoniciones parliamentum nichilominus censetur esse plenum. Finis.
Notes: Modus Tenendi Parliamentum, C version, as described by N. Pronay and J. Taylor, Parliamentary Texts of the Later Middle Ages (Oxford 1980) 213-15; see this work for editions of the A and B versions, and pp. 202-09 for a list of the manuscripts, including EL 35 B 61. 

Text 4: f. i (back flyleaf)
Title: The proceeding to the Parliament at Westminster is: Procession to Parliament
Language(s): English
Incipit: First Gent. squiers & knightes Bachelors, Then Trumpetters
Explicit: Then the Q. Majestie to descend & being conducted to hir chamber to put of hir Robes & so to returne.
Notes: Account of the order of procession to parliament in the time of Elizabeth, added to this manuscript, s. XVI.