SHORT BATCH DESIGNATION: CA ID #ABA2053 TITLE: Peter Langtoft's Chronicle (as .. improv'd by Robert [Mannyng] of Brunne) ED. Thomas Hearne PUBLISHED: Oxford, 1725 (Rpt. Bagster 1810) SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS En-face? No.
(this skips over the title pages to vol.2 that occur between pp. 230 and 235).
<FRONT> contains only the title page.
<BODY> contains the main text
... are probably unnecessary.
Record the verse paragraphs (marked by large initial capitals and a blank line) with <LG> as usual.
This edition supplies no line numbers. Record the verse lines without the "N" attribute.
|Brak his feaute sone, of treson it is lak,
& alle folk of Danmark with Constantyn held,
& slouh our Inglis men, wasted toun & feld.
All or most pages print a "catch word" at the bottom (which should be the same as the first word of the next page). Do not record catch words.
"y" often appears with a dot over it:
Ignore the dot.
In one or two notes, you'll find some strange "Anglo-Saxon" type. Record this simply as illegible, using the usual $$ markers. Example (p. 11):