Template:Infobox medieval text/doc

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Usage[change source]

Copy-paste this empty template. Explanations of the parameters is given below

{{Infobox medieval text
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| name                  = 
| alternative title(s)  = 
<!----------Image---------->
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| caption               = 
<!----------Information---------->
| full title            = 
| also known as         = 
| author(s)             = 
| ascribed to           = 
| compiled by           = 
| illustrated by        = 
| patron                = 
| dedicated to          = 
| audience              = 
| language              = 
| date                  = 
| date of issue         =  
| provenance            = 
| state of existence    = 
| authenticity          = 
| series                = 
| manuscript(s)         = 
| MS class 1            = 
| MS class 2            = 
| MS class 3            = 
| MS class 4            = 
| MS class 5            = 
| MS class 6            = 
| MS class 7            = 
| MS class 8            = 
| MS class 9            = 
| MS class 10            = 
| principal manuscript(s)= 
| first printed edition = 
<!----------Form and content---------->
| verse form            = 
| length                = 
| illustration(s)       = 
| genre                 = 
| subject               = 
| setting               = 
| period covered        = 
| personages            = 
| personages (long list)= 
| sources               = 
| below                 = 
}}

Parameter description[change source]

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{{Infobox medieval text
<!----------Name---------->
| name                 = Title of text
| alternative title(s) = title in English or in the original language; non-English title in appropriate (e.g. Greek) script.
                         Alternative titles which do not belong here can be entered in the title fields of the main body below. 

<!----------Image---------->
| image                = "file:example.jpg", image appropriate to the text. 
| width                = image width is set at 225px by default, but may be adjusted if appropriate.
| caption              = brief description of image

<!----------Information---------->
| full title           = full title
| also known as        = alternative titles which do not belong in the subheader
| author(s)            = author(s) of the text (not be confused with scribe(s)). 
| ascribed to          = ascribed author, if the case for authorship rests on a medieval authority, 
                         but is not universally acknowledged by modern scholars.
| compiled by          = the medieval person (often a scribe or the scribe's master) responsible for compiling and arranging the text
| illustrated by       = medieval illustrator. Please also indicate the relevant manuscript(s).
| patron               = patron (who may or may not be addressed in the text)
| dedicated to         = dedicatee (who may or may not be the same person as the patron)
| audience             = audience of the text (intended or not), if sufficiently known and noteworthy, 
                         e.g. the nuns addressed in Aldhelm's ''De Laude Virginitatis''. 
| language             = language(s) used by the text, e.g. Middle High German, Old Norse, Hiberno-Latin, etc.
| date                 = (approximate) date of composition, or date range
| date of issue        = date when a law was promulgated, charter issued, etc. 
| provenance           = place of origin, e.g. region or monastic house
| state of existence   = if appropriate, mark as hypothetical, fictitious or legendary; fragmentary or incomplete.
| authenticity         = spurious or fabricated
| series               = series of which the text is part
| manuscript(s)        = list of manuscripts
| MS class 1           = additional fields using the full box width, intended for more extensive information on manuscripts
| MS class 2           = 
| MS class 3           = 
| MS class 4           = 
| MS class 5           = 
| MS class 6           = 
| MS class 7           = 
| principal manuscript(s) = principal manuscript
| first printed edition = first printed edition

<!----------Form and content---------->
| verse form           = prosodic features, rhyme, alliteration, etc. 
| length               = number of words, lines, folios, etc.
| illustration(s)      = brief description of medieval illustration(s)
| genre                = genre or text type
| subject              = brief description of subject or theme(s)
| setting              = setting, such as period and locale; usually for literature
| period covered       = (approximate) period. For historical works, one may want to specify the years covered by the entries, 
                         e.g. for ''Annals of Tigernach'', AD 34-378 (Dublin fragment); AD 142-361 (2nd fragment), etc.
| personages           = (leading) characters in a literary text, or historical personages
| personages (long list)  = additional fields using the full box width, intended for longer lists of personages
| sources              = source(s) from which the text or compilation is derived
| below                = text in bottom cell, intended for footnotes, see-also, and other such information.
}} 

Example[change source]

Hemming's Cartulary
Liber Wigorniensis and Hemming's Cartulary proper
Hemmingscartfolio121.jpg
Page from Hemming's Cartulary, this is folio 121 of the manuscript
Author(s)Hemming (2nd part)
Compiled byHemming (2nd part)
Languagemedieval Latin
Datemostly 996 x 1016 (Liber Wigorniensis); late 11th / early 12th century (2nd part)
ProvenanceWorcester Cathedral
Authenticitycontains some spurious charters
Manuscript(s)Cotton Tiberius A xiii
First printed edition1723 by Thomas Hearne
GenreCartulary
SubjectCharters of Worcester Cathedral
Period covered10th and 11th century
PersonagesCnut, William the Conqueror, others
{{Infobox medieval text
<!----------Name---------->
| name                 = ''Hemming's Cartulary''
| alternative title(s) = ''Liber Wigorniensis'' and Hemming's Cartulary proper
| image                = File:Hemmingscartfolio121.jpg
| width                = 
| caption              = Page from Hemming's Cartulary, this is folio 121 of the manuscript

<!----------Information---------->

| author(s)            = Hemming (2nd part)
| compiled by          = Hemming (2nd part)
| patron               = 
| dedicated to         = 
| audience             =  
| language             = medieval Latin
| date                 = mostly 996 x 1016 (''Liber Wigorniensis''); late 11th / early 12th century (2nd part)
| provenance           = [[Worcester Cathedral]]
| authenticity         = contains some spurious charters
| first printed edition = 1723 by [[Thomas Hearne (antiquarian)|Thomas Hearne]]
| manuscript(s)        = Cotton Tiberius A xiii

<!----------Form and content---------->
| genre                = [[Cartulary]]
| subject              = [[Charter]]s of [[Worcester Cathedral]]
| setting              = 
| period covered       =  10th and 11th century
| personages           = [[Cnut]], [[William the Conqueror]], others
}}