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The Confessio Amantis of John Gower, Written about the middle of the 15th century

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MS. Arch. Selden B. 11
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The Confessio Amantis of John Gower, in the first recension. At end are the pieces beginning 'Quam cinxere' and 'Quia vnusquisque

Dates

  • Written about the middle of the 15th century

Extent

170 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Arch. Selden B. 11

Arrangement

Old Selden mark = B. 27

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3357

Custodial History

Owned by 'Edwarde (or Edmunde) Smythe' in the 16th cent.

Manuscript 3371 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On paper, in double columns, with illuminated capitals, etc.

Dimensions

15 × 11 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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