Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Eng 515
This bibliography was compiled by Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, William Stoneman, and Johanna Rodda.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited p. 966
Brief description of the manuscript’s physical properties and contents with an additional note on provenance. HOLLIS
Robert E. Lewis and Angus McIntosh, A Descriptive Guide to the Manuscripts of the Prick of Conscience. Oxford: Society for the Study of Mediæval Languages and Literature, 1982. MS cited pp. 46-47, no. MV 14.
An extensive description of the manuscript and its text, with incipit. Additional notes on provenance, dialect, and bibliography. HOLLIS
Linda Ehrsam Voigts, “A Handlist of Middle English in Harvard Manuscripts,” Harvard Library Bulletin 33.1 (1985), pp. 1–96. MS cited p. 17.
A description of the manuscript, providing both incipit and explicit. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards, A New Index of Middle English Verse. London: British Library, 2005. MS cited no. 3428/82.
Cited in a list of manuscripts containing The Pricke of Conscience, with brief note on the text. HOLLIS
Alexandra Barratt, “Spiritual writings and religious instruction,” pp. 340-366 in The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Volume II (1100-1400) ed. Nigel J. Morgan and Rodney M. Thomson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. MS cited p. 358. HOLLIS
MS, which belonged to John Kyng in the fifteenth century, cited in a discussion of ownership of MSS of the Pricke of Conscience among the middle ranks of clergy and gentry.
Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts. Penn Libraries. (Online) Accessed 19 February 2010. Internet Link
A listing of manuscripts based on provenance. Search under former owners (Kyng, Scott, Blomefield, etc.) Link
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 19 February 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Eng. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link