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MS. 86A Fragment of The Gray Psalter

(old shelfmark **A.86A)

Language:Latin, with interlinear English translation
Origin:England, York
Date:20th c., 1949 - 1961
Physical Description:i parchment flyleaf + 12 pages (paginated 75 – 86) + i parchment flyleaf, 300 x 195 (195 - 200 x 114) mm, 16 long lines (with 14 interlinear gloss lines) ruled in pencil
Incipit:tuae Domine, quam abscondisti timentibus
2o folio:sum in
Explicit:(p. 84) et non delinquent omnes. and none that trust in him
Contents:pp. 75 – 84, Ps. 30 v. 20 – 33 v. 23
Script:Gothic bookhand (textualis); translation in pseudo Gothic bookhand (cursive)
Scribe:George Edward Larman (1895 – 1961)
Artist::George Edward Larman (1895 – 1961)
Decoration:No complete decoration, but pencil guides for historiated or large ornamental initials [4 - 5 l.], ornamental initials [2 l.] bar linefillers and three-quarter bar and ivy-leaf borders with foliate motifs, grotesques, drolleries and human figures
Provenance:George Edward Larman (1895 – 1961); his bequest to Mrs Norma Hardie (née Gray); her gift to Trinity Hall, 2004
Binding:20th c., ca. 1961, by Sidney Eric Clark of York, half brown pigskin and brown cloth over paste boards; leaves mounted on guards
Notes:These unfinished leaves were found after the main part of the Psalter had been bound (now Trinity Hall Ms 86).

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