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Manuel des péchéz and four other Anglo-Norman French texts. England (Lincolnshire or Norfolk), 1280s

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Contains the following: (a) William of Waddington, Manuel des péchéz; (b) Roman des romans; (c) Plainte de la vièrge; (d) Pater noster in Latin, followed by a French exposition; and (e) Robert Grosseteste circa 1175-1253 Chateau d'amour. The exempla in the Manuel des péchéz are illustrated with 26 painted miniatures or pen-and-ink drawings. Two initials depict the manuscript's patron Joan Tateshal (d. 1310) of Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire, in heraldic garments. Another initial depicts Grosseteste. Formerly in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps 1792-1872 no. 2223.

Arrangement

Arranged numerically by Taylor manuscript number. Note: number 8 was vacated.

Collection History

Appraisal

No materials were separated during 2003 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu and Teresa Basler in 2002-2003. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu and Teresa Basler in 2002-2003.

Finding aid updated periodically with new accessions by Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, and Chloe Pfendler, 2013-2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Manuel des péchéz and four other Anglo-Norman French texts. England (Lincolnshire or Norfolk); Robert H. Taylor Collection of English and American Literature, RTC01, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Bibliography

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, ed. Don C. Skemer. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. For brief overviews, see John V. Fleming, "Medieval Manuscripts in the Taylor Library," Princeton University Library Chronicle, vol. 38 (1977), pp. 107-119; Jean F. Preston, "More Taylor Medieval Manuscripts," Princeton University Library Chronicle, vol. 47, no. 2 (1986), pp. 261-264; and Adelaide Bennett, Jean F. Preston, and William P. Stoneman, Summary Guide to Western Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at Princeton University (Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1991), pp. 55-56.

Names:
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956
Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824
Pope, Alexander. 1688-1744.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816.
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Trollope, Anthony
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.