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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:

Composite manuscript including three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, 15th century

Identifier: MS 83
Contents Contains three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, all three in the same hand.ff. 1r-67v: 'De amore et dilectione Dei et proximi et aliarum rerum et de forma vitae' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 67v-77r: 'De doctrina dicendi et tacendi' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 77r-112r: 'Liber consolationis et consilii' by Albertanus of Brescia.The text are described separately, under MS 83/ff. 1r-67v; MS 83/ff. 67v-77r; and MS 83/ff. 77r-112r....
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript including twenty-four texts, 13th-14th century

Identifier: MS 107
Contents Contains twenty-four texts, in two different hands. This manuscript was made in England and dates from the 13th-14th century; the texts are various religious tracts in Latin, Old French, and Middle English.Flyleaves: Unidentified Latin text and the start of a Contents list in a 17th-century handff. 1r-28v: De Miseria Condicionis Humane (On the wretchedness of the human condition) by Pope Innocent...
Dates: 13th-14th century
f. 239v
f. 239v

Composite manuscript including two texts, early 14th century; early 15th century

Identifier: MS 27
Contents Contains two texts bound together, in five different hands.The manuscript is a Sarum Breviary with a full Sarum Litany, and a Kalendar. This is in four different hands.Additionally, and ff.231v-232v feature a Chronicle of Scottish History.The texts are described separately, under MS 27/ff. ir-iiv, 231v-232v and MS 27/ff. 1r-482v. Writing The script is good and...
Dates: early 14th century; early 15th century

Composite manuscript including two texts, 11th-12th century

Identifier: MS 105
Contents Contains two texts, in several different hands.ff. 1r-12v: ‘De Operibus Trium Dierum’ by Hugh of Saint Victor, also known as De Tribus Diebusff. 12v-35v: Collection of sermons, aphorisms, quotations, and sentences by several different authors including Hugh of Saint Victor, Martin of Braga, and HildebertThe texts are described separately, under MS 105/ff.1-12 and MS 105/ff. 12v-36v. ...
Dates: 11th-12th century

Constituta totius Ordinis canonicorum regularium Ordinis S. Augustini by Pope Benedict XII, early 14th century

Identifier: MS 148
Contents MS 148 is a copy of a reforming text by Pope Benedict XII, known as 'Constituta totius Ordinis canonicorum regularium Ordinis S. Augustini'. Benedict XII became pope in 1334, and occupied the role until his death in 1342. Pope during the'Avignon papacy' period, Benedict was the third pope to rule from Avignon (in France), rather than Rome. Pope Benedict was a former Cistercian abbot, and was known for his religious strictness and austerity. When he became pope, he turned his attention to...
Dates: early 14th century

De Doctrina Cordis, religious treatise addressed to nuns, late 14th century

Identifier: MS 85
Contents This manuscript contains the text De Doctrina Cordis, also known as De Dispositione Cordis, De Praeparatione Cordis, and Cordis Instructio. It is a religious treatise addressed to nuns. The book is divided in seven parts, each corresponding to one of the actions required to attune the heart for unity with God. It was originally written in the 13th century, but...
Dates: late 14th century

Decem tractatus astronomiae by Guido Bonatti, 14th century

Identifier: MS 125
Contents This manuscript was created in the 14th century, probably in England or France. It features work by Guido Bonatti, one of the most celebrated astrologers of the 13th century. He lived in Italy, served as an advisor to Frederick II, and was a mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. The manuscript contains Decem tractatus astronomiae (Ten Treatises on Astronomy), which are related to his Liber...
Dates: 14th century
ff. 268v-269r
ff. 268v-269r

Digestum Novum by Justinian the Great [incomplete], 11th-12th century, Marginalia indicates that the manuscript may have been created around 1130.

Identifier: MS 154
Contents This manuscript was created in the 11th or 12th century, possibly in England or Italy. It contains the Digestum Novum by Justinian I, traditionally called Justinian the Great. Justinian was the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565. This text is a compendium or digest of juristic writings on Roman law compiled by him, and makes up one part of his Corpus Juris Civilis. It is also known as the ...
Dates: 11th-12th century; Marginalia indicates that the manuscript may have been created around 1130.

Eusebius's Historia Ecclesiastica [incomplete] translated and continued by Tyrannius Rufinus, 12th century

Identifier: MS 179
Contents Tyrannius Rufinus was a fourth-century Christian monk and theologian. Rufinus is known for his translations of work by Origen, a second and third-century Christian theologian and scholar. In 401, Rufinus was commissioned by Bishop Chromatius of Aquileia (Rufinus was born near Aquileia, in northern Italy) to translate the Historia Ecclesiastica by Eusebius. This translation of the text of ecclesiastical history by the third-century historian Eusebius was...
Dates: 12th century

Fasciculus Morum, a handbook for preachers by an unknown author, 15th century

Identifier: MS 82
Contents The Fasciculus Morum is a handbook for preachers written by an unknown Franciscan friar in the 14th century. This copy was done in the 15th century. An inscription in a 17th century hand, Fasciculus Morum per fratrem Thomam Acclom Carmelitam, tells us that Thomas Acclom of the Carmelite Order was either the scribe of this manuscript or the supposed author of the book.Contents...
Dates: 15th century