Script: Part I: Written by two scribes in Gothica Cursiva Libraria (Secretary very close to Anglicana). Part II: Written in careful Gothica Cursiva (Secretary). Majuscules are heightened in red (?) up to f. 8v. Red paragraph marks (?). Plain red 2- to 4-line initials. A 4-line red (?) flourished initial with rather coarse penwork in (?), including a human head and a fish, on f. 1r. Two parchment fly-leaves of the original binding are inserted after f. 100; they have been taken from a 13th-century manuscript and contain fragments of Codex Iustiniani, VI.3.
Manuscript on paper composed of two parts. Part I: The Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ (Meditationes vitae Christi), tr. Nicholas Love. Includes Adam of Dryburgh (Adam Scotus) O. Praem, later O. Carth. (d. 1212), De instructione animae; ends incomplete in I.4. Part II: The Thirty-Nine Articles (doctrinal formulas accepted by the Church of England), articles 1-19 only, in diagram form, all pages being organized in three sections titled "the truth", "the creed", and "errors".
Meditationes vitae Christi. English
Adam, of Dryburgh, ca. 1140-1212 [Contributor] Love, Nicholas, fl. 1410 [Translator] Church of England [Translator]
Devotional literature, English (Middle) Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Theology, Doctrinal
Love, Nicholas, fl. 1410
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The Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 302
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