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Checklist of medieval manuscripts aquired since 1916:
the Broxbourne manuscripts


In the shelfmark 'MS.' is placed within square brackets because the manuscripts are shelved and numbered in sequence within the much larger collection of printed books.


Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.1

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1035)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Glossed Gospel of St. John; with Romanesque stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France Paris

Date:

Mid-12th cent.

Provenance:

Admont abbey, Austria

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 1


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.2

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 356)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Sermons, etc.; with original binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Sulzbach, Bavaria

Date:

After 1411?

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.3

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1016)

 

 

Author:

Nicholas of Lyra, Albertus Magnus, Engelbertus (Poetsch) de Admont

Title:

Various works, with cuir ciselé binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Austria

Date:

Late 14th cent.

Provenance:

Seitenstetten abbey; J. P. R. Lyell

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 4


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.4

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 963)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Theological treatises; blind-stamped binding

Language:

French

Origin:

French Flanders

Date:

15th cent., second half

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Sotheby's, 6 Feb. 1951, lot 324


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.5

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 783)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Chronicles of Genoa

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 83.6

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 820)

 

 

Author:

Gregory the Great

Title:

Dialogi, with 15th-cent. cuir ciselé binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Austria Latin

Date:

12th cent.

Provenance:

Göttweig abbey?

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 5


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 84.1

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1531)

 

 

Author:

Gregory the Great

Title:

with blind-tooled binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Augustinian house of Marienbrink, Coesfeld, Westphalia

Date:

c. 1470

Provenance:

Phillipps MS. 561; John Meade Falkner

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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M. M. Foot, 'English and Foreign Bookbindings 10. A Binding Made at Coesfeld, c. 1478', The Book Collector 28 (1979), 412-13


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 84.2

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1155)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Homilies; jewelled binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Cistercian abbey of Himmerod, diocese of Trier

Date:

Late 12th cent.

Provenance:

Guglielmo Libri; A. Firmin-Didot

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 2


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 84.3

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1413)

 

 

Author:

Johan Fucht

Title:

Geomancia; blind-stamped binding

Language:

German

Origin:

Germany Bavaria

Date:

1469

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Watson, Dated and Datable, no. 129


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 84.6

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 656)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

 

Language:

 

Origin:

 

Date:

 

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 84.14

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Privilege of Juan I, King of Castile and Leon, to the monastery of S. Maria de Valparaiso, diocese of Zamora

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Spain

Date:

1379

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.1

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 720)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter; with panel-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Burgundy

Date:

15th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.3

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 953)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Prayers

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Netherlands

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.4

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1786)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Prayer book; 16th-cent. gilt-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Austria Dominican house of Mariathal in Voldoepp, Kramsach

Date:

1486

Provenance:

C. W. Dyson Perrins; Sotheby's, 29 Nov. 1960, lot 141

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Watson, Dated and Datable, no. 130


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.5

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1320)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Devotions

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Netherlands

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.6

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1415)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter with blind-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Carthusian house of St. Alban, Trier

Date:

1501

Provenance:

J. P. R. Lyell

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Watson, Dated and Datable, no. 131


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.7

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1672)

 

 

Author:

Giovanni Sabadino degli Arienti

Title:

Trattato della Pudicizia

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Bologna

Date:

c. 1487

Provenance:

Charles Fairfax Murray; C. W. Dyson Perrins

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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G. Warner, Descriptive Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts in the Library of C.W. Dyson Perrins, Oxford, 1920, no. 80

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.8

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 893)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Diurnale; blind-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Netherlands (Gouda?)

Date:

1517

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Watson, Dated and Datable, no. 132


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 85.9

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 840)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 86.1

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 137)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Grant of land to St. Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street, London

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England London

Date:

1448

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.1

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 962)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Breviary; Flemish binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Ferrara

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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De La Mare, 'Further Italian Illuminated Manuscripts', no. 13


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.2

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1069)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cistercian statutes and list of abbots

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.4

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1105)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Missal; blind-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Flanders Bruges

Date:

1508

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 12


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.5

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1151)

 

 

Author:

Conrad of Ebrach

Title:

Sermons; limp parchment binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany Charterhouse of St. Barbara, Cologne

Date:

1396?

Provenance:

Charterhouse of St. Barbara, Cologne (on which see Richard Bruce Marks, The Library of the Charterhouse of St. Barbara in Cologne (Analencta Cartusiana, 21-22), Salzburg, 1974, this MS. listed as no. 00 138 on p. 430, and as current location '?' on p. 448).

Leander van Ess (1772-1847) (on whom see Hermann Knaus, 'Die Handschriften des Leander van Eß', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, vol. 1 (pts. 3/4, 1956), 1958, 331-6; and Milton McC. Gatch, ed., 'so precious a foundation': The Library of Leander van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, New York, 1996).

Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS. 462.

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.6

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1508)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Rule and Statutes of the Grey Sisters (Franciscan Third Order); panel-stamped binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Flanders

Date:

c. 1520

Provenance:

George Dunn; E. P. Goldschmidt

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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E. P. Goldschmidt, Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings (London, 1928), no. 89


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.7

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 961)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter/Breviary; contemporary binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

South Holland

Date:

c. 1490-1500

Provenance:

Convent of Marienborch, Soest

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.8

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 964)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours; panel-stamped binding

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

North Holland

Date:

c. 1465-70

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Sotheby's, 6 Feb. 1951, lot 155.

   

[MS.] Broxb. 89.8 ©
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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.9

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1593)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible; 17th-cent. Roman binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France Paris

Date:

Mid-13th cent.

Provenance:

Cardinal Alderano Cibo; John Ruskin; C. W. Dyson Perrins

 

 

Typescript description available?:

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Warner, Dyson Perrins, no. 28


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.10

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 613)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter/Hours; panel-stamped binding

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Holland Haarlem?

Date:

c. 1460-70

Provenance:

Sotheby's, 13 July 1948, lot 96.

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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J. H. Marrow, H. L. M. Defoer, A. S. Korteweg, W. C. M. Wüstefeld, The Golden Age of Dutch Manuscript Painting, New York, 1990, 234, 237

   
 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.11

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1769)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Prayer book

Language:

Flemish

Origin:

Flanders

Date:

c. 1455

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.12

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1252)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cistercian statutes; original binding

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., second half

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.13

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 2085)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Holland

Date:

15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.14

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 802)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

 

Language:

 

Origin:

 

Date:

 

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 89.15

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 1229)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Franciscan calendar; girdle book

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

c. 1443

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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H. M. Nixon, Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century, London, 1956, no. 3


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 90.28

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 888)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Homily fragment

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

11th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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N. R. Ker, Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon, Oxford, 1957, no. 112


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Shelfmark:

[MS.] Broxb. 112.3

 

(formerly Broxbourne ledger no. R 435)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Chronicle roll of the Kings of England

Language:

French

Origin:

England

Date:

After 1272

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No; cataloguing in progress, draft description may be available from Martin Kauffmann

 

 

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Watson, Dated and Datable, no. 136

   

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