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Bod-Inc: L-208

Lyndewode, Guilelmus

Constitutiones provinciales ecclesiae Anglicanae.


Analysis of Content

A1v [Title-page.]

A1v Lyndewode, Guilelmus: Constitutiones provinciales ecclesiae Anglicanae. Incipit: ‘[I]gnorantia sacerdotum et infra ne quis per ignorantiam se excuset . . .’ See L‑206.

S4r ‘Tabula constitutionum prouincialium'.


Imprint: Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, 15 Apr. 1499. 8°.


Collation: A–S8.

Types: Types: 93 G (Duff 95), text; 108 G (Duff 114), title-page.

Leaves: 144 leaves.

Line number: 20 lines, plus headlines (A2r).

Type area: Type area: 93 (101) ×63 mm (A2r).

Illustrations: Woodcut of bishop on A1r: see Hodnett no. 373.


ISTC: il00415000

Hain: H 10362 = H 5657;

Goff: Goff L‑415;

Proctor: Pr 9713;

Others: Duff 280; Rhodes 1134; Sheppard 7460; STC 17104.

LCN: 14110830


Copy number: L-208(1)

Binding: Parchment, covered with red paper and backed with red morocco.

Size: 129 × 94 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 128 × 88 mm.

Early marginal annotations in both Latin and English, including some headings, ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, pen-trials, and scribbles, also underlining in the text.

Provenance: Jane Staveley (sixteenth century); name on the inside of the lower cover: ‘Jain Staveley'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.


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