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Legenda aurea sanctorum

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Legenda aurea sanctorum
  • Corporate Creators: Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa
  • Description:

    The medieval foliation is one too high after f. 45.

    Quires are numbered and horizontal catchwords included.

    Decoration: One 10-line historiated initial in blue patterned in white and on decorated gold ground.

    Written in textualis rotunda.

    Lacking the lives of Sophia, Timothy, Fabian, Apollinaris and Boniface.

    From the library of Lord Brotherton.

    See for a fuller description: N. R. Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, vol. 3 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983) p. 58. See also: J. A. Symington, The Brotherton Collection: a Catalogue of Ancient Manuscripts and Early Printed Books Collected by Edward Allen Baron Brotherton of Wakefield (Leeds, 1931), pp. 29-30.

  • Date range: [ca. 1300-1320]
  • Date: 1310