11-30. McIntosh, A., Samuels, M. L. and Benskin, M. 1986. A Linguistic Atlas of Late Medieval English: County Dictionary , 4 vols, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 4. Underhill, E., ed, 1923. The Scale of Perfection , London: John M. Watkins.
other documents Textual For related manuscripts see Lewis and McIntosh (1982, pp. 63-64). Scribal This scribe also worked on Manchester, John Rylands University Library, English 50 (Benskin and McIntosh 1986, p. 239). A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the
isacar was bi olte dawe'. 'to deþe come'. English Horstmann 1875, p. 65. f. 30r-v Story of the birth of John the Baptist ( IMEV 574 ) 'Bi eroudes dai þe king a prest was of god lif'. 'Telle we
hand wrote the title of art. 3 and a few other notes. Mynors and Thomson note that this is probably John Foxholes OFM, who was at the Lichfield convent in 1436-41, and then at Oxford c. 1451, and archbishop of
with extended red penwork into left margin e.g. ff. 6v (stained), 14v. Not medieval. Date: early nineteenth century. Rebound by John Jones of Liverpool (worked for Holkham 1816-1823), brown gilt calf. Spine: STIMULUS/CONSCIENTIAE/MS./ANGL./SAEC.XIV./668. Coke family ostrich cre st in gilt
The fragmentary leaves of the manuscript have now been remounted separately. f. 1r South English Legendary: In principio (homily on John 1:1-14) (IMEV 276 ) '[A ] mong oþer gospels hit tys noȝt to byleue'. English f. 2r South English
T. Astle, p. 66. Erbe, T., ed. 1905. Mirk s Festial : A Collection of Homilies by Johannes Mirkus, John Mirk edited from Bodl. MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 4, with variant readings from other MSS , EETS, es, 96,
ioye come þat euere sschal ylaste. Amen'. Cf. Horstmann 1887, pp. 67-70. ff. 68r-69v South English Legendary: Life of St. John the Baptist ( IMEV 2945 ) 'Seint iohn was þe beste bern þe holie baptist'. 'Lete ous þorȝ oure