Eton, Great Britain, Eton College Library, MS 178
(Eton Choirbook)

Provenance: Copied for use at Eton College; the coats of arms of Eton College and of its Provost, Henry Bost (d. 1502), are found in decorated initials in the manuscript.

Bindings:

third quarter of the 16th century, probably either March 1554 or 1570 ([[Williamson 2010]]), London, Great Britain
dark brown leather over wood, with clasps
Decoration: Stamped on the front cover are the Tudor Rose, portcullis, fleur-de-lis, and "H.R." (the initials of the London-based binder).
no edges
Endpapers: front and back: 4 modern paper endleaves, 2 original endleaves
Attributed to R., H.
Two front and two back original endleaves taken from a 12th-century Bible, in which they formed a complete four-bifolium quire (Ker 1969-2002/Williamson 2010)

Notes:

Much of this description is based on the thorough work of Magnus Williamson in his facsimile of the manuscript (Williamson 2010).

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