N-town Plays

Title:
N-town Plays
Library:
British Library
Language:
English, Latin
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
MS Cotton Vespasian D VIII
Alternate Names:
Ludus Coventriae -- Hegge Plays
Origin:
East Anglia
Dimensions:
225 paper folios -- ca. 203 x 140 mm.
Date Description:
Later 15th century
Content:
42 Pageants in English -- stage directions in Latin and in English
Hand:
Bastard Anglicana -- numerous "paragraph marks", usually to mark the beginning of a stanza
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
large plain initials -- rubrication --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Hesburgh Library General CollectionPR 1260 .C64 1977
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome -- Frontispiece is a color reproduction of the beginning of The Woman taken in Adultery (fol. 121r)
Series:
Leeds texts and monographs -- Medieval drama facsimiles, 4
Publication Date:
1977
Place of Publication:
Leeds, Kent, Great Britain
Publisher:
The University of Leeds, School of English
Printer:
Leeds University Press
Notes:
Extensive paleographical introduction. Other names: Peter Meredith, Stanley J. Kahrl
Type of Text:
bilingual, drama, religious, vernacular