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Detailed record for Arundel 384

Part 1 ff. 1-27v 
Author Nicholas de Hannapes
Title Collationes; Epistolarum Dominicalium
Origin France(?)
Date 1st half of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Initials in red with brown penwork decoration, and initials in blue with red penwork decoration. Small red initials. Paraphs in red. Marginal face (f. 7).
Dimensions in mm 225 x 160 (175 x 115) in two columns
 
Part 2 ff. 28-222v; 243-248v 
Author Robert Holcote, Nicholas de Interamne, Giles of Rome, Nicholas de Hannapes
Title Miscellany, including Convertimini (ff. 28-77v); Moralitates (ff. 78-94); Lumen anime; De regimine principum (ff. 136-222v)
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Puzzle initials in red and blue with red and blue pen-flourishing forming a full border (ff. 78, 95), or a partial border (f. 28). Large initials in blue with red penwork foliate decoration and pen-flourishing. Paraphs in red and blue. Cadels.
Dimensions in mm 225 x 160 (1805 x 120) in two columns
 
Part 3 ff. 223-242v 
Author Pseudo-Ovid, and others
Title De vetula book III, with gloss, and twelfth-century love songs
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Unilluminated.
Dimensions in mm 225 x 160 (various)
 
Official foliation ff. 248 (+ unfoliated modern paper flyleaves)
Collation Part I: i-iii8 (ff. 1-24), iv three (ff. 25-27); Part II: ff. 28-135, mostly gatherings of 12; ff. 136-222, all gatherings of eight, except the last, which is seven; Part III: unclear.
Form Parchment codex
Binding BM/BL in-house. Marbled endpapers.
Provenance ? Thomas Howard (b. 1585, d. 1646), 2nd earl of Arundel, 4th earl of Surrey, and 1st earl of Norfolk, art collector and politician.
Henry Howard (b. 1628, d. 1684), 6th duke of Norfolk, presented to the Royal Society in 1667.
The Royal Society, London (its ink stamp: 'Soc. Reg. Lond / ex dono HENR. HOWARD / Norfolciensis.', f. 1).
Purchased by the British Museum from the Royal Society together with 549 other Arundel manuscripts in 1831.
Select bibliography Catalogue of Manuscripts in The British Museum, New Series, 1 vol. in 2 parts (London: British Museum, 1834-1840), I, part I: The Arundel Manuscripts, pp. 112-14.

Die Arundel Sammlung mittellateinische Lieder, ed. by Wilhelm Meyer, Abhandlungen der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen Philologisch-Historishe Klasse Neue Folge, 11, 2 (1908), pp. 3-52.

H. L. D. Ward and J. A. Herbert, Catalogue of Romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum, 3 vols (London: British Museum, 1883-1910), III, J. A. Herbert, pp. 106-13, 117-36, 152-53.

Paul Klopsch, Pseudo-Ovidius de Vetula: Untersuchungen und Text, Mittellateinische Studien und Texte, 2 (Leiden: Brill, 1967), p. 177 (as 'L5').

Peter Dronke, Medieval Latin and the Rise of European Love Lyric (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968) pp. 557-58.

Dorothy M. Robathan, The Pseudo-Ovidian De Vetula: Text Introduction, and Notes (Amsterdam: Hakkert, 1968), pp. 24-25.

Charles F. Briggs, Giles of Rome's De Regimine Principum: Reading and Writing Politics at Court and University, c. 1275-c. 1525 (Cambridge: University Press, 1999), pp. 160-61.


Images

Part  1   ff. 1-27v
Nicholas de Hannapes Collationes; Epistolarum Dominicalium
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Decorated initial

f. 1
Decorated initial
Text

f. 233
Text

Part  2   ff. 28-222v; 243-248v
Robert Holcote, Nicholas de Interamne, Giles of Rome, Nicholas de Hannapes Miscellany, including Convertimini (ff. 28-77v); Moralitates (ff. 78-94); Lumen anime; De regimine principum (ff. 136-222v)
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Puzzle initial and decorated border

f. 78
Puzzle initial and decorated border
Detail: puzzle initial

f. 78
Detail: puzzle initial
Detail: decorated initial

f. 78
Detail: decorated initial
 

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