Date Quality:ca

Dimensions:163.8 cm Length x10.3 cm Width

Number of Pieces:2

Type:Arma Christi


Shelfmark:HM 26054


Contents:Arma Christi.

Description:Written on parchment. 148 lines of verse, very faintly ruled in ink. Written in a mixed hand with anglicana and early secretary forms. Twenty-four illustrations colored in pink, green and gold, in an unskilled style, and generally similar to those shown by Morris for Add. 22029.

Bibliography:Edsall, Mary Agnes. “Arma Christi Rolls or Textual Amulets?: The Narrow Roll Format Manuscripts of ‘O Vernicle.’” Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft 9, no. 2 (2014): 178–209.
Morris, Richard. Legends of the Holy Rood: Symbols of the Passion and Cross-Poems. London: M. Trübner & Co., 1871.

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