Manuscripts, Medieval -- Great Britain



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Ancient laws,

A handbook of English law containing the following books: 'premier livre des personels plees'; 'Ie secunde des condiciouns de vileins'; 'Ie livre des disseisines'; 'Ie livre de mort dauncestre & primes de int...

Biblia Abbatie de Tinternie,

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  • [mid 13 cent.].

A Bible, from Tintern Abbey, the Books in the usual order of 13 cent. French Bibles (see N. R. Ker and A. J. Piper, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries (Oxford, 1969- ), I, 96-7) except that it lacks the Prayer of Manasses and includes after...

Charms and palmistry,

The manuscript is in two parts. The first part comprises charms, directions on how to make circles, a copy of John Leland's Epigrams, problems, memoranda, Welsh verses, and a list of owners of Welsh manuscripts, apparently compiled by John Jo...

De consolatione philosophie,

A copy of the translation by Chaucer of the 'De Consolatione Philosophie of Boethius'; two letters from F. J. Furnivall; and a printed copy of Chaucer's 'Boethius'.

De contemptu mundi, etc.,

Petrarch's De Contemptu Mundi, with ff. 1 and 5 missing; Cincius Romanus's Latin translation of the Axiochus, with a preface addressed to Reginald, 'episcopus Harfordensis'.

Disticha Catonis,

The 'Disticha Catonis', with an English paraphrase in verse; the wars of Alexander - 'historia Alexandri magni regis Macedonie'; and an incomplete text of 'Historia sanctorum trium regum'. Illuminated.

Fragment of missal,

  • NLW MS 22081D.
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  • [mid 12 cent.], [15 cent.], 1572.

A bifolium of a noted missal, [mid twelfth century], used as wrappers of printed Acts of the Parliament held 8 May to 30 June 1572. The two leaves contain parts of the proper for Septuagesima and Sexagesima Sundays and for the first Friday, Saturd...

Historia Anglorum,

A version of Henry of Huntingdon's Historia Anglorum to 1129, with a copy of the epistle of Prester John to Manuel, emperor of Constantinople.

Historia Brittonum ...,

A manuscript written in two hands containing Historia Brittonum, et Cronice de Gestis ac Nominibus Regum Anglie. Beginning at p. 132 is a brief continuation of the Chronicles down to Henry VI in a later hand.

Historia Regum Britanniae, &c.,

A manuscript containing Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae (pp. 1-148); and the Prophecy of John of Bridlington (pp. 149-176).

Historia Regum Britannorum, &c.,

A manuscript containing a book of briefs (in Norman French) (p. 126); Glanville's Treatise on the Laws and Customs of England (pp. 179-217); and a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britannorum (pp. 1-178).

Husbandry and recipes,

A fragment of a tract on the war between England and France; a portion of 'the tretice off housbondry that Master Grosthed [Grosseteste] mad the which was Bischope of Lyncolne ...'; a metrical story of Saint Gregory and his mother; misce...

Medical miscellanea,

Medical recipes; a religious text entitled 'cursus de eterna sapienta'; a herbal; charms; 'the boke of vertuse and of wateres' by Dr. Gylys; and transcripts of deeds.

Medical texts,

The manuscript is in two parts: The first part comprises medical recipes, mainly in English; and a rubric entitled 'Incipit compendium salernie que membris valent aut nocent'. The second part comprises a fragment of a medical treatise.

Miscellaneous texts,

A collection of Latin texts: 'Secretum Secretorum', 'De Willielmo Conquestore', 'Generatio Regum Scocie', 'De miseria humane condicionis', 'De Adam & Eva vxore eius', 'De ligno vite post e...

Psalterium glossatum,

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  • [12 cent., first ½].

The psalter accompanied by a commentary based on that of Gilbert de la Porrée (see C. F. R. de Hamel, 'Glossed Books of the Bible and the Origins of the Paris Booktrade' (Woodbridge, 1984), p. 20). Gathered in eights, single leaves wanti...

Secretum secretorum, etc.,

Miscellaneous astronomical treatises, psalms, prayers, and litanies - 'sortes apostolorum que numquam fallunt'; and the 'secretum secretorum' attributed to Aristotle.

The Brute Chronicle,

An incomplete text of the 'Brute Chronicle' from Brutus to the reign of Henry V.The first eight folios, containing the 'prologue of Albion' and the beginning of the story of Brutus, are in an earlier hand than the remainder of ...

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