Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)KWH/R
TitleLeaves and fragments of leaves cut from medieval and other manuscripts mainly used in bookbindings
Extent233 items
Date12th-19th century
DescriptionPortions and fragments of mainly parchment or vellum all apparently re-used in book bindings, as evidenced by puncture marks, discoloration or cover titles. Included are pieces from missals, service books - some with musical notation, and works of law, philosophy or theology.

This is a separate numerical sequence of documents which Humphreys created with the original prefix /Fr. This has been changed, as there is already a sequence with the reference KWH/FR

The descriptions for items 1-215 are based on or expanded from work probably compiled by Humphreys; descriptions for items 216-233 are based on or expanded from an additional list by Benedikz; further expert identification and checking of these items is welcomed, indeed invited

The measurements are given to the nearest half centimetre and reflect the size of the fragment/leaf, not the text block

Items KWH/R1-111 have been pasted into paper surrounds or have been attached to paper backings; items 113-221 have been stuck into fascicules; items 41b, 42-43, 73, 110-111 are Outsize
NotesPreviously KWH/Fr
Access StatusOpen


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