517 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 244). A late fifteenth-century copy of John Mirk's Festial with an explanation of the Apostle's Creed in English. ff. 1r-191r John Mirk Festial (IPMEP 734 ) 'The helpe and the grace of almyȝty
by Johannes Mirkus, John Mirk edited from Bodl. MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 4, with variant readings from other MSS , EETS, es, 96, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tr ü bner & Co. Fletcher, A. J. 1987. John Mirk and
description of the contents of this manuscript can be found in McIntosh and Wakelin (19 82, pp. 443-445). ff. 3r-6v John Mirk Festial: Sermon for Christmas Day 'As this day holy church syngeth & redyth & makyth melody'. ' &
vol. 1, pp. 164-165). A manuscript containing John Mirk's Festial and saints' lives produced in the late fifteenth century (Ker 1992, p. 351). Wakelin suggests 'just after 1500' (1967, p. 110). ff. 1r-171v John Mirk Festial (IPMEP 734 ) 'Incipit
England Manchester John Rylands University Library Eng. 90 Ashburnham 136 s. xiv/xv English Latin Scribal Dialect: Shropshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 373 286, LP 4218 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 234). A late fourteenth/early fifteenth century (Ker 1983, p.
otherwise in good condition. Unknown Among other scribbles on f. 28v are ' John Huntyndyne ' [? ] and 'J H' (fifteenth century); also 'R. Wermestr'' and 'John Wyalke'. On f. 57v is a short account (fifteenth century) of monies
sixteenth-century court hand is: ' Richard Baylies / Esq. Governour of Graston / when I writt / this Booke. / John Maundevile K. of Lyes.' Other such scribbles are on ff. 117 and 118, 'Richardus' in another hand on f.
England Manchester John Rylands University Library Eng. 50 s. xiv ex English Scribal Dialect: Staffordshire. Linguistic Atlas Grid Reference: 405 304, LP 519 (McIntosh, Samuels and Benskin 1986, p. 238). A late fifteenth-century manuscript (Ker 1983, p. 401) containing the
de Rothestorne', 20 Jan. 1473), or declaring causes of excommunication (in English, f. 2), of an indenture of apprenticeship to John Swafield of Aburtone, 1 Feb. 1479 (f. 86). Latin only for the first part, the rest is in English
E. 1935. Malory s Morte Darthur in the Light of a Recent Discovery , Bulletin of the John Rylands Library , 69, 438-475. Vinaver, E., ed, 1967. Malory s Le Morte D arthur , Oxford:
Manuscript not consulted. Book written for John Dedwood of Chester c. 1470 (see Macaulay 1899-1902, p. clxiii). Dedwood's name and device, a piece of the trunk of a dead tree, appear on f. 1. John Dedwood is listed as Sheriff
a schort tretys the wich erle renate sone wrote to the emperor'. 'In old tyme hytt was'. Imperfect. ff. 37r-52r John Russell Boke of Kervyng & Nortur (IMEV 1514 ) 'In nomine patris god kepe me Et filii for charitie
E.' and 'J. Th'. English Latin ff. 30r-31v John Lydgate Stans puer ad mensam (IMEV 2233 ) 'Mi dere child first thisylue'. 'put al defaute apon iohn lidgate'. English ff. 31v-32r John Lydgate Prayer of the Cross (IMEV 3845 )
& anglice'. 'Absintheum amarum deu maners gallice aoyne anglice weremod'. Late fourteenth-century alphabet of herbs. Latin English French ff. 13r-57r John Lelamoure, of Hereford Translation of Aemilius Macer's De virtutibus herbarum 'Ache is hote'. 'He prayeth with all his hart
Latin in ?two later hands. Good. Unknown F. 2r: ' W. Sancroft ' written on top fore edge. F. 107r: John Robinson wrote 'Iohannes Robinsonus me possidet' in a c. sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. F. 107r: various inscriptions by Richard Horne -
by some branches of the Weeks family (Manly and Rickert. 1940. p. 57). F. 259v 'Per me Iohannem Wekes' ( John Wekes ) written in a late sixteenth-century hand. The same hand also wrote an English couplet and a prologue
Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, June 2004. Baugh, N. S., ed, 1956. A Worcestershire Miscellany, Compiled by John Northwood, c. 1400, edited from British Museum MS Add. 37,787 , Philadelphia: prvt prt. Conlee, J. W, ed. 1991.