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Parts of five Middle English poems

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 3

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Parts of five Middle English poems, all fragments from bindings, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. on Friday, early 14th cent.
  2. Fols. 3-5. from Lives of Saints, 15th cent.
  3. Fols. 6-7. fragments from a book given by Michael Woodward, B.A. and Fellow (to New College?) in 1626
  4. Fol. 8. stanzas by J. Pernelly, haberdasher, early 16th cent.


  • Creation: Written in the 14th-16th century


10 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 3, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20395


Parts of five Middle English poems

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. V, no. 30516

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1895, see no. 30479.

Physical Facet

On parchment and paper, chiefly worn and rubbed


12 3/8 × 8 1/2 in.

Parts of five Middle English poems
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom