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San Marino, Huntington Library, EL 09 H 04
Description: ff. ii + 384 + ii - Bound, ca. 1840, in red morocco with the Bridgewater crest stamped in gold on front and back covers; gilt edges. - Names on the blank leaves at the end include, on f. 383v: Abbas elstane terram dono tibi plane quam dum vivebat virgo mildreda tenebat (s. XV); Dompnus Robertus wynstanley sacerdos est meus possessor (s. XV/XVI); on f. 384v: henricus byntun, Thomas Unbrege, Iohannis stokys of fordenyche gentylman of decoler, Iohannes Frouike of londun marchate of debanker (all s. XV). On f. 1v, Pe. [S?]anwood Armiger de Sancto stephani in parocchia de Hackingtone in Comitatu Cantir. secundo die Decembris Anno salutis nostrae 1590, Elizabeth Reginae tricessimo tertio, Stilo Angliae. On f. 1, the shelfmark "N:2./1." in the hand of John Egerton (1622-86), 2nd Earl of Bridgewater. - 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 , 129-30.
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Language: Latin Country: England Century: 13th
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Part 1: ff. 1-384v
Description: - Parchment - 210 x 300 mm - 112(+1, contemporary flyleaf included in foliation) 2-1412 156(through f. 175, end of the Psalms) 16-2912 308(through f. 351) 31-3212 388^8#(+1, contemporary flyleaf included in foliation). 2 columns of 53 lines, ruled in lead with top, middle and bottom 3 lines full across, triple rules between the columns, and an additional set of narrow double rules in all 4 margins. Pricking in the inner margins and occasionally remaining in the upper and lower margins.
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Assigned Date: s. XIII2Searchable Date Range: 1250 - 1299
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Script: Gothic
Other Decoration: Painted initials, 8- to 6-line, and the length of the text for the Genesis initial I, in white-patterned orange on a blue ground or in blue on a beige ground, infilled with animal or vine swirls, e.g. ff. 4v (Genesis), 106 (4 Reg.), 115v (1 Par.), 144 (Judith), 265v (Zech.). Running headlines across the opening and chapter numbers in roman numerals alternating red and blue letters.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-384v
Title: Bible
Language(s): Latin
Notes: f. 1, 14 mnemonic verses on the books of the Bible; f. 1v, blank; ff. 2-284, Old Testament; ff. 284-351, New Testament; ff. 352-382, Interpretations of Hebrew Names; ff. 382v-383, blank; ff. 383v384v, pentrials, names and proverbs. In addition, on ff. 308-315 (John), notes in the margins, s. XV(?), with readings for Sundays for the liturgical year.