28 September 2013
Guess the Manuscript VII
We'll be the first to admit that the next installment in our Guess the Manuscript series is a bit cruel. In our defence, you loyal readers have proven so astute and resourceful in solving the previous puzzles that we've had to come up with a challenge for you (or rather, we hope it is a challenge for you). As you can see below, we are offering you a bit of text from a medieval manuscript that is somewhere on our Digitised Manuscripts site; can you identify the text and the manuscript?
You can leave your guesses as comments on this post, or send them to us via Twitter @BLMedieval. Good luck!
Update: And the answer (of course) is Royal MS 15 D I, f. 61v, a bit of text from a copy of Guyart de Moulin's Bible historiale which was produced in Bruges between 1470 and 1479. Massive congratulations are due to @AskthePast, who was the only one to get it right! Thanks to everyone for playing along, and stay tuned for another Guess the Manuscript soon.