Mirrour of the blessed lyf of Jesu Christ.
- Mirrour of the blessed lyf of Jesu Christ.
- Love, Nicholas, active 1410.
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1410]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of the complete text of Love's translation of the Meditationes vitae Christi, a text often attributed to Pseudo-Bonaventure or Johannes de Caulibus. This version concludes with the "additional" chapter on the sacrament.
Binding: eighteenth-century full paneled calf, gilt. Six-compartmented spine, decorated, gilt. Spine tag in red leather: Lyffe of Jesu Criste.
Decoration: illuminated initial and a full illuminated bar border on the first page of text; other illuminated initials.
Formerly owned by Joan, Countess of Kent; Alice Belacyse; "Elisabeth my servaunte;" William Middleton of Crowfield Hall, Suffolk; and J. V. B. Saumarez. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns of 34 lines.
Presentation inscription at end of text, in red ink: This booke is gyffyne to Allyse Belacyse. Be the gyfte of Johane Countesse of kente.
Presentation inscription following the previous, in black ink: I Allyse Belacyse, gyfe this booke to Elysabeth my serua[n]t wt. my handys.
Script: English bookhand.
- [ii] + [iv] + 126 l. : parchment ; 295 x 195 mm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
English, Middle (1100-1500)
- Call Number
- Takamiya MS 8
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Manuscripts, Medieval--England--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Johannes, de Caulibus, active 14th century. Meditationes vitae Christi.
Love, Nicholas,--active 1410.
Love, Nicholas,--active 1410.--Mirrour of the blessed lyf of Jesu Christi.
- Subject (Topic)
Devotional literature, English (Middle)
English literature--Middle English, 1100-1500.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Women--Books and reading--England.
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- A handlist of western Medieval manuscripts in the Takamiya collection / Toshiyuki Takamiya, in The Medieval book: glosses from friends & colleagues of Christopher de Hamel, ed. by Richard Linenthal, James Marrow and William Noel. 't Goy-Houten: Hes & De Graff, 2010, pp. 421-437. and Nicholas Love, Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ. Takamiya MS 8.
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