English Leaf from a Canon Law Treatise ca. 1510

This manuscript differs from the others because it was written on paper instead of vellum. It has a guide letter written by the scribe that helped the illuminator which initial to supply. In this manuscript the initial letters are calligraphic. 

Canon Law Treatise. England. ca. 1510. Leaf Measurement 145 x 106 mm. Text Measurement 102 x 80 mm. Text, legal writing by an English scribe. In Latin. Script: Chancery.

Detail of a Leaf from a Canon Law Treatise

While influenced by Chancery hand, this leaf is a person's personal manuscript and not necessarily a formal document