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Manuscripts, Medieval -- Scotland

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

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

MS 64: Dunkeld Music Book , 16th century

Identifier: MS 64
Contents This manuscript contains music scores and lyrics for religious songs, and it is a good example of the polyphonic music of the 16th century. The book was originally 5 different volumes (one for each different voice) that were bound together, and now it has 6 folios of thick vellum at the beginning and end, and between each volume. Each volume has a similar lay-out: the first part has several motets and antiphons, mostly in honour of the Virgin Mary. The last part has one to three settings of...
Dates: 16th century

MS 72: Compendium theologicae veritatis by Hugh Ripelin, 16th century

Identifier: MS 72
Contents 16th century Scottish manuscript of the Compendium theologicae veritatis. This text was one of the most widely read theological manuals or textbooks of the Middle Ages. It is divided into seven books: 1 The Nature of God; 2 The Creation; 3 On Sin; 4 The Incarnation; 5 On Grace, Beatitudes and the Sacraments; 6 The Sacraments; 7 The Last Things. It has been attributed to a variety of authors, such as Albertus Magnus (it was published in Albertus Magnus, ...
Dates: 16th century

MS 126: Kalendar and Astronomical Tables, late 15th century [1482?]

Identifier: MS 126
Contents This manuscript was created in Scotland in the late 15th century, possibly around 1482 as that is the date of the Kalendar. The Kalendar is Cistercian, and the manuscript belonged to the Cistercian Priory of Coupar-Angus. After the Kalendar, which provides the important dates in the liturgical year, there are many charts and diagrams related to astrology.The contents are as follows:f. 1r: A Poem by Saint Bernard. It is titled In capite...
Dates: late 15th century [1482?]

MS 150: Composite manuscript containing four texts, 16th century

Identifier: MS 150
Contents Contains four texts, all in the same hand. This manuscript was written for the Dominican Convent of Sciennes in Edinburgh.ff. 1r-21r: Gospelsf. 21v: A rubric in Scots, setting out when 'The evangell sall be rede'ff. 22r-23v: a table (ff. 22v-23v left blank) entitled 'Ye Chengyng of Ye Mwne'ff. 24r-52r: 'Constitutiones Sororum Ordinis Predicatorum' (Cconstitutions of the Sisters of the order of the Friar Preachers, or Dominicans)The texts are described separately, under...
Dates: 16th century

MS 186: Composite manuscript containing the Scotichronicon and various genealogical texts, 1510

Identifier: MS 186
Contents MS 186 is a composite volume, containing the Scotichronicon by Walter Bower and a number of short genealogical texts, all by the same hand.Ff. 1r-332v: Scotichronicon, by Walter BowerFf. 332v-333r: 'Epistola bernardi'Ff. 333v-336r: 'brevis recapitulatio' [A short summary] of Bower's Scotichronicon, (described under the...
Dates: 1510

MS 195: Composite manuscript containing four texts (Virgil), c 1449

Identifier: MS 195
Contents Contains four texts, in the same hand.Ff. 1r-18r: The Bucolics by VirgilFf. 19r-63v: The Georgics by VirgilFf. 65r-267r: The Aeneid by VirgilFf. 267v-280r: Aeneidos Liber XIII (or Supplementum), the continuation to Virgil's 'Aeneid'...
Dates: c 1449

MS 206: Composite manuscript containing eleven texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 206
Contents This 15th-century Scottish manuscript contains a collection of texts about Scottish law, which seem to have been compiled by the same scribe. The contents are as follows:Flyleaf: Notes and inscriptionsff. 1r-8v: Table of Contents. Contains Assisa Regis David, which is now missing from the manuscript; Leges Burgorum, which is now partly missing; Leges Forestarum, of which all but the...
Dates: 15th century

MS 207: Composite manuscript containing sixteen texts including the Regiam Majestatem, 15th century

Identifier: MS 207
Contents This 15th-century Scottish manuscript contains a collection of texts about Scottish law, which seem to have been compiled by the same scribe, with some additions in a later hand. The contents are as follows:ff. 1r-5v: Rubrics for the Regiae Majestatemff. 6r-7r: Compositio Carte, exceptiones contra cartam, expositiones quorundam vocabiliorumff. 8r-63v: Regiam Majestatemff....
Dates: 15th century

MS 208: Composite manuscript containing fifteen legal texts including the Regiam Majestatem, late 15th century

Identifier: MS 208
Contents This Scottish manuscript contains a collection of texts about Scottish law. The first part of this manuscript (ff. 1-129) appears to have been written around the beginning of the last quarter of the 15th century; the rest (ff. 130-335) seems to have been written in 1496 (see Custodial History). The contents are as follows:ff. 1r-87r: Reportium (Index) to the volumeff. 89r-117v: Miscellaneous collection of lawsff. 118r-124v: ...
Dates: late 15th century

Notebook with two parts, titled 'Notes on Gaelic manuscripts in Advocates' Library' and 'Names and works of authors quoted or referred to in Gaelic medieval manuscripts', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/7
Scope and Contents Mackinnon appears to have compiled his own catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts contained in Advocates' Library in Edinburgh. This first part of the notebook contains his observations.
In the reverse and inverted side, Mackinnon has made notes in both English and Gaelic about authors and their work, who appear in medieval Gaelic manuscripts.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century