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Manuscripts, Medieval -- England

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Medieval Manuscripts created in England.

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of didactic, pastoral, and meditative devotional treatises, 15th century

Identifier: MS 93
Contents This manuscript dates from the first half of the 15th century, and is a collection of didactic, pastoral, and meditative devotional treatises, as well as some fragments of works by late 14th-century English theologian, John Wycliffe. Generally, devotional texts were an important element of medieval piety, as they provided guidance for individuals to deepen their faith through study, meditation and prayer. This volume is perhaps best described as a medieval instructional manual....
Dates: 15th century
f. 2v
f. 2v

Composite manuscript containing six medical texts, 1481; 17th century

Identifier: MS 169
Contents Contains six medical texts, and recipes inserted at a later date. The whole volume is written by the hand of Robert of Sherburn, with the exception of the recipes, written by Francis Cox.ff. 1v-2v: A Tabula to the volume, in the hand of Robert of Sherburn, and an ilustration of a physician and patient (described under 'Scope and Contents-Illumination').Ff. 3r-37r, ff. 41r-44r: 'Expositio cum questionibus super textu Rasis in...
Dates: 1481; 17th century

Composite manuscript containing six texts, 14th century

Identifier: MS 181
Contents Contains six texts, possibly written by two hands. The first four texts belong to a group of Latin textbooks largely used in schools during the Middle Ages, collectively known as Auctores octo morales ('Eight moral authors'). Catherine Borland erroneously attributes the second, third and fourth text (Liber Faceti docens mores hominum, Liber parabolarum and Liber...
Dates: 14th century

Composite manuscript containing tables and three texts, 12th-15th centuries

Identifier: MS 163
Contents Contains three texts, and tables subsequently inserted into the volume. The fly leaves (ff. i-ii) containing the tables are by later hands, while the rest of the manuscript is by a single 12th-century hand with only the exception of f. 72, which is written by a different but contemporary 12th-century hand.The tables on f. ir and f. iiv list three additional texts, now missing, or perhaps never copied: 'Liber urinarum a voce theophili' (Theophilus Protospatharius's, also known as...
Dates: 12th-15th centuries

Composite manuscript containing three texts, 13th century

Identifier: MS 165
Contents Contains three texts, all in the same hand. Although these are three separate texts, the binding of them together, with the two short texts following Avicenna's Canon is a common arrangement.ff. 1r-406r: Canon of Medicine by Avicenna [Arabic: Ibn Sina], in 12th-century Gerard of Cremona's Latin translationff. 407r-411v: synonima Avicenniff. 411v-412r: Expositiones...
Dates: 13th century

Composite manuscript containing three texts, mid/late 14th-early 15th century

Identifier: MS 182
Scope and Contents This manuscript is composed of three sections bound together out of order, in different hands. The different texts are listed below and detailed separately.ff. 1r-2v; 4r-v; 26r-v: Fragments of a commentary on a variety of court cases in French.ff. 3r-v; 5r-24v: A text in Latin headed Flores Dictaminis Petri de Vineis et primo de querimonia Frederici Rubrica ( Flores...
Dates: mid/late 14th-early 15th century

Composite manuscript containing twenty-nine texts, early 16th century

Identifier: MS 114
Contents Contains twenty-nine texts, all in the same hand. The collection is a curious one, and contains at the beginning and end a number of curious proverbs (copied in full by Catherine Borland, see Appendix IV, pp. 335-6 of her catalogue). The end papers have been taken from an English manuscript of the early 15th century, and contain interesting fragments of English religious verse (also copied in full by Catherine Borland, see Appendix IV, pp. 334-5 of her catalogue).The manuscript...
Dates: early 16th century

Composite manuscript containing two texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 215

Unbound manuscript containing two texts in two different hands.

ff. 1r-6r: 'Algorismus' by Alexander de Villa Dei, also known as Carmen de Algorismo

ff. 6v-8v: 'Tractatus pro juvenibus informandis' (Latin grammar)

The texts are described separately, under MS 215/ff. 1r-6r and MS 215/ff. 6v-8v.

Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript containing two texts (plus insertions), 15th century

Identifier: MS 149
Contents Contains one text bound together with a collection of documents, in different hands.f. 1r-27v: 'Provinciale' by William Lyndwoodf. 29r-32v: Copies of a document concerning forms of absolution of the 15th centuryf. 30r also contains 12 lines of English and Latin verse and also a copy of a document dated at Stamford, 1481, concerning a Lincolnshire will.The texts are described...
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript including eight medical texts, 13th century

Identifier: MS 167
Contents Contains eight texts on medicine bound together, in three different hands.ff. 1r-11r: Graphic depiction of the divisions of the sciences and medicine, and their connections to philosophyff. 11v-15v: De Ornatu Mulierumff. 16r-19v: Text on phlebotomyff. 19v-21r: De sectionibus et cauteriis et ventosis, by Al-Raziff. 21r-23v: Treatise on ulcersff. 24r-33v: A...
Dates: 13th century