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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 485: Bible.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 485: Bible.
Alternate Title:
Biblia
Language:
Latin
Extent:
ff. 3 + 379
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1200 - 1299]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 485 is an English Latin Bible of the middle years of the thirteenth century which includes a list of books once owned by Robert of Aldsworth (fl. 1275), a monk of Gloucester. The Bible was at Gloucester by the third quarter of the thirteenth century as evidenced by an inscription mentioning Reginald de Haunne, abbot 1263-84. The book is decorated with ornamental and figure initials in a simple style, not using gold grounds.