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MSS. Lat. hist.



(For MSS. Lat. hist. acquired before 1916 see the Summary Catalogue.)




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MS. Lat. hist. a. 1 (P)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Magna Carta, in the version of 1215

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

13th cent., first half

Provenance:

Acquired by J. E. Hodgkin (d. 1912), shortly before the publication of J. C. Jeaffreson, The Manuscripts of J. Eliot Hodgkin, Esq., F.S.A. (Historical Manuscripts Commission, Fifteenth Report, Appendix, Part II), London, 1897, and thus not fully described therein (mentioned on p. 1); not included in his sale at Sotheby's, 12 May 1914 and three following days, nor 18 May 1914 and following day; given to the Bodleian by his family, 1926

 

 

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J. E. Hodgkin, Rariora, being notes of some of the printed books, manuscripts, historical documents, medals, engravings, pottery, etc., etc., collected (1858-1900) by John Eliot Hodgkin, F.S.A., 3 vols., London, 1902, mentioned at vol. 1, p. 26, and unpaginated plate opposite, with a partial transcription and translation on the verso of the plate


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. a. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

'Magna tabula Glastoniensis', extracts concerning the history and saints of Glastonbury

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Glastonbury

Date:

Late 14th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

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J. A. Bennett, 'A Glastonbury Relic', Somersetshire Archaeological & Natural History Society: Proceedings During the Year 1888, 34 (n.s. 14), 1889, 117-22, with frontispiece pl.

J. Armitage Robinson, Two Glastonbury Legends, Cambridge, 1926, 41, pl. IV

Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 133


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. a. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Indenture for renewal of trade treaty, etc.

Language:

Latin

Origin:

 

Date:

1419

Provenance:

Archives of the Chambre des Comptes, Lille; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 34763; bought, 1949

 

 

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P. Chaplais, Rev. du Nord, 38, 1956, 207


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. b. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England, France, Italy, Germany

Date:

10th/11th - 17th centuries

Provenance:

 

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 11, Oct. 1940, 177 (fol. 20)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. c. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

Geoffrey of Viterbo

Title:

Pantheon

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

14th cent.

Provenance:

Shelfmark 'Col. 14 Scaf[fale] 6'; 'Agostino Nicosiensis', 18th cent.; J. P. Long; E. P. Goldschmidt, Cat. 13, no. 73, 1928

 

 

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Partly pr. in G. Waits, MGH Scriptores, 22, 107-307; the MS. belongs to his rescension D


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. c. 4 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Household accounts of Prince Edward of Carnarvon

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England (?)

Date:

1305-6

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 13645; bought at Sotheby's, 11 Nov. 1946, lot 109

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 26, Dec. 1947, 195

Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 13


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. c. 5 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Roll of household accounts of Edward II

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

1308-9

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 13646; bought at Sotheby's, 11 Nov. 1946, lot 108

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 26, Dec. 1947, 195


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. d. 1 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Roll of household accounts of Richard de Swinfield, bishop of Hereford

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

1289-90

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Winnington; Hodgsons, 25 May 1932, lot 461

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. d. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of precedents, consisting of extracts from the plea rolls arranged by topic

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

England

Date:

1405-15

Provenance:

'J. Hales de ... pill', 15th cent.; 'Leonard Wight' 16th cent.; 'Si hic liber perdatur ...', followed by 'Johnanni Man restituit' (fol. 333v); John Man, of Canterbuy: 'This is Mr John Mans bocke dwellyng | in Caunterbury' (fol. 333v), 'Liber Johannis Man Cantuar.' (fols. 1r, 333v); 'This volume belonged to Dr. Nasmith the editor of Tanner's Notitia Monastica' [1787] (fol. ir); bought by the Bodleian in 1950

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 3, no. 33, Dec. 1951, 281


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. d. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Historical collection; two MSS. bound together

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy, England Bury St. Edmunds(?) (fols. 49-224)

Date:

14th cent., first half; 1313-1316 (fols. 49-224)

Provenance:

Pressmark 'C. 59' and 'Liber monachorum sancti Edmundi de empcione fratris Willelmi de Colcestr' in quo continentur subscripta. Videlicet ...' followed by a list of contents (fol. viv); 'C. 59' and 'Liber monachorum sancti Edmundi' (fol. 1r) written by Henry of Kirkestede, the 14th-cent. librarian of Bury St. Edmunds; Dr. Charles Taylor (d. 1836); bought from his executors by Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 11257; Sotheby's 30 Nov. 1965, lot 16, with pl. of fol. 1

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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Sotheby's 30 Nov. 1965, lot 16, with pl. of fol. 1

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 542 (fols. 49-224), II, pl. 157 (fol. 120v)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. e. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

(i) Burchard (or Brochardus) de Monte Sion; (ii) Oliverus

Title:

(i) Descriptio terrae sanctae; (ii) Historia Damiatina

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany

Date:

14th cent., first half

Provenance:

No. 401 in the Admont Stiftsbibliothek; bought from E. P. Goldschmidt, Cat. 100, no. 24, 1936

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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The Oliverus is MS. A in the edition by Hoogeweg, Bibliothek des Litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart, 202, 1894, 159-280


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. e. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

MS. bound in a bifolium of a noted south German Missal, 12th cent.

Language:

 

Origin:

 

Date:

 

Provenance:

'158' and '745 [changed to 753]' on spine labels; No. 359 in the library of 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), '59' on spine label; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 743; bequeathed to the Bodleian by Rev. C. H. Bickerton Hudson, in 1939

 

 

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Sammlung und Verzeichniss handschriftlicher Bücher aud dem VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. etc. Jahrhundert ... welche besitzt Leander van Ess, Darmstadt, 1823, 56, no. 359

Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 1, Oct. 1938, 15

Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts, no. 47832

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), V, 139


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. e. 7

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Original brief of Pope Sixtus IV

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Rome

Date:

1475

Provenance:

Sotheby's 5 July 1976, lot 46

 

 

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Yes

 

 

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