Catalog Record: Ludus Coventriæ : or, The plaie called Corpus Christi : Cotton ms. Vespasian D. VIII | Hathi Trust Digital Library


Ludus Coventriæ : or, The plaie called Corpus Christi : Cotton ms. Vespasian D. VIII / by K.S. Block.

Related Names: Block, K. S.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Published for the Early English Text Society, by Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1922.
Subjects: English language > Middle English, 1100-1500 > Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
English drama > To 1500.
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English.
Note: "The title Ludus Coventriæ has been retained ... [though] it is now recognized that there is no connection between The plaie calld Corpus Christi and the Coventry civic cycle." cf. p. vi and xxxix.
Numbered as 42 plays in the ms. (omitting 17 and 22 and repeating 10) preceded by a "Proclamation" which describes the "pageants."
Physical Description: lx, 402 p. : facsims. ; 23 cm.
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