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Source 1953 - The Fitzwilliam Museum - A Handlist of the Additional Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Part III) - Francis Wormald and Phyllis M. Giles (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 167. (MS. 379)
Manuscript Details
Titles Bestiary, with other treatises.
Sybilline prophecies (beginning missing) de Antichristo, de signis iudicii, etc. Ending with Liber merlini de regibus anglie
Lapidarium de novo campilatum. Apparently compiled from Vincentius Bellovacensis, Speculum Naturale, Book VIII.
Manuscript Dates early 14th cent. (1300 to 1326)
Artists Ormesby Master (English illuminator, active ca. 1310-1320) (recorded as style related to that of some pages of the Ormesby and Bromholm Psalters at Oxford) (Style)
Materials Parchment (Vellum)
Places England, United Kingdom, Europe (English)
Folios 61 Lines Columns
Height 255 Width 155 Alt Size
Binding Contemporary white leather binding, over boards.
Other Info

Miniatures illustrating the Bestiary, in a style related to that of some pages of the Ormesby and Bromholm Psalters at Oxford. Bestiary begins imperfectly with Lupus.

Provenance Information
(No Date) More, T. J. M. (as T. J. M. More)
From the library of T. J. M. More.
1937 (End) The Fitzwilliam Museum
Bought out of the fund bequeathed by Miss E. M. Evans in 1937, with a contribution from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam in 1939, and illustrated in their Annual Report.
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