Script: Copied by one hand in Gothica Textualis Formata, careful but not without inconsistencies. A scribe with initials “F.R.” is not attested. Red underlining; paragraph marks alternately red and blue, and line fillers in the same colours. A few 1-line flourished versals, and 2-line flourished initials alternately in red and blue, with penwork in the contrasting colour, at the head of all chapters. A 3-line flourished initial in the same colours at the beginning of the Prologue, f. 2r. Binding: Early, white deerskin over pasteboard, spine with four raised bands. Marks of two leather ties.
Manuscript on parchment of Pope Nicholas IV, Rule of the Third Order of St. Francis (Papal Bull Supra Montem, issued 17 August 1289), in French translation.
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Beinecke MS 818
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Rule of the Third Order of St. Francis. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 32
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