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Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. c. 13 (R)
Summary Catalogue no. 30492
Summary of contents Pictures of the battle of Pinkie, 1547.
Language English
Origin English
Date c. 1550
Material paper

Decoration
Miniatures (coloured drawings). (P&A iii. 1191)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 819
Manuscript image fol. roll Centre. God and the Sun look down on battle.
Bibliography
1996
Exh. Cat., Scots and their books in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: an exhibition in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, by Sally Mapstone, Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1996, pp. 29-30 no. 20 and figs.

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. c. 33
Summary Catalogue no. 30495
Summary of contents Four mutilated letters from Robert Felle in London to his brother William in Rome.
Language English
Origin English
Date 1509-1511
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 819
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 820
Bibliography
1997
The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist XII, Smaller Bodleian collections: English miscellaneous, English poetry, English theology, Finch, Latin theology, Lyell, Radcliffe Trust, ed. Ralph Hanna III, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, pp. xi, xxv, 1-2

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. c. 291
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Collection of fragments.
Language Latin, French, English
Origin English
Date 12th century, late; 13th century, early; 15th century
Material parchment, paper

Decoration
Simple coloured initials.

Provenance

B. Halliday, Leicester, Cat. 242, item 375; given to the Bodleian by N. R. Ker, 1942.
Bibliography
2001
Middle English poetry: texts and traditions. Essays in honour of Derek Pearsall, ed. A. J. Minnis (York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, 5), York & Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2001, p. 269
1999
Ruth J. Dean (with Maureen B. M. Boulton), Anglo-Norman literature: a guide to texts and manuscripts (Anglo-Norman Text Society, Occasional Publications Series, No. 3), London 1999, no. 255

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R.
1997
The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist XII, Smaller Bodleian collections: English miscellaneous, English poetry, English theology, Finch, Latin theology, Lyell, Radcliffe Trust, ed. Ralph Hanna III, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, pp. xxv, 2

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. c. 674
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Current guardbook. A fragment of prayer to God as creator and guardian of all to help the sinful petitioner - fragments of twelve lines, possibly couplets, beginning: 'O precyous Lord vndur w[ ] All thyng dependeth b[ ]' . Written in 15th century hand, set out as verse with upper case letters at beginnings of each line.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century
Material paper

Provenance

Found in June 1977 in MS Ashmole 1518 between fols 77 and 78.
Bibliography
1997
The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist XII, Smaller Bodleian collections: English miscellaneous, English poetry, English theology, Finch, Latin theology, Lyell, Radcliffe Trust, ed. Ralph Hanna III, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, pp. xxv, 2

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1992
L. M. Eldredge, ed., A handlist of manuscripts containing Middle English prose in the Ashmole collection, Bodleian Library, Oxford (The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist IX), Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1992, p. 108 [fol. 1]

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. d. 239
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Cicero, Epistolae ad familiares; bifolium used as a wrapper for a post-medieval MS.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Northeast
Date 15th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Simple red and blue coloured capitals.

Bibliography
Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts, no. 45226
1996
H. R. Woudhuysen, Sir Philip Sidney and the circulation of manuscripts 1558-1640, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996, 3. 1. 79

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. e. 558
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Lapidary in prose.
Language English
Origin English
Date 15th century, second half
Material paper

Provenance

2nd baron Mostyn (bookplate), inscribed with Mostyn nos. 'MS | No | 225' and '(113)'; Mostyn sale, Sotheby's 13 July 1920, lot 68, bought by Tregaskis for £10 10s.; given by F. E. Norris, 1963.
Bibliography
1997
The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist XII, Smaller Bodleian collections: English miscellaneous, English poetry, English theology, Finch, Latin theology, Lyell, Radcliffe Trust, ed. Ralph Hanna III, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, pp. xi, xii, xxv, 3

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1964
Bodleian Library Record, 7, no. 4, Dec. 1964, 220

Shelfmark MS. Eng. misc. f. 36
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Manual of heraldry.
Language English, Latin, French
Origin English
Date 15th century, late - 16th century, early
Material paper

Decoration
Coloured drawings of shields.

Provenance

John Anstis, with his shelfmark 'Q 25'; David Askew of Pallinsburn, Northumberland (cf. MS. Eng. misc. c. 97); Matthew Mackay sale, Newcastle, 1920.
Images
Manuscript image fol. 76v-77r Coloured shields with blaziers.
Bibliography
Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts, no. 43488
1999
Ruth J. Dean (with Maureen B. M. Boulton), Anglo-Norman literature: a guide to texts and manuscripts (Anglo-Norman Text Society, Occasional Publications Series, No. 3), London 1999, no. 391

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R.
1997
The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist XII, Smaller Bodleian collections: English miscellaneous, English poetry, English theology, Finch, Latin theology, Lyell, Radcliffe Trust, ed. Ralph Hanna III, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, pp. xi, xxv, 3

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

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