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AUGUSTINUS IN IOHANNEM

MRJ number: 
9
College classmark: 
A.9

    Vellum, 15 x 10.5,  ff. 201+ 2, double columns of 45 lines.  12th cent., finely written.

    Binding, vellum on flat wooden boards:  clasps and metal bosses (8) gone.

    Given by Th. Whalley, S.T.P., Vice-Master of Trinity College 1637.

    From Welbeck Abbey, a Premonstratensian house near Worksop founded in 1153.  At the end:

          liber mon. S. Jacobi de Wellebekc.

and on the next leaf a similar entry in pencil and a list of the Abbey books.

    Collation: 1 flyleaf, 18 - 188 ( 7 canc.) 198 - 248 2510, 1 flyleaf.     

 

    Contents: 

    Aurelii Augustini Doctoris Hyponiensis ep. omeliae in euangelium domini Ihesu secundum

       Iohannem Inc. quas ipse colloquendo prius ad populum habuit et inter loquendum a notariis   

       exceptas eo quo habite sunt ordine uerbum ex uerbo  postea dictauit.

    Intuentes quomodo audiuimus (xxxv 1379).

    A very fine initial about twelve inches high with gold ground, containing figures of man and   

       dragon, and foliage:  somewhat rubbed.

    Hom. CXXIV ends f. 201a:  terminare sermonem.

    Aur. Aug. doctoris omeliarum liber in euang. d.n.I.C. sec. Ioh. expl. quas ipse

       (etc. ut supra)-dictauit.  deo gratias.  amen.

    On the next leaf in a somewhat later hand is the list of the convent's books, as follows: 

Annotacio Librorum Ecclesie de Wellebec ad diuinum officium pertinencium.

        Duo paria Breuiariorum s.ii0 in hieme et ii0 in estate quorum unum par

             fr. Rad' scripsit.

         Vnus collectaneus.

         Duo ordinaria quorum unum fr. Rog. Pasturel fecit cum  officio unctionis

            infirmorum, agenda mortuorum, commendacione animarum  et omnibus ad

            sepulturam pertinentibus, hymnario et processionali.

         Missale conuentuale unum.

         Missale magnum et plenarium scritum a fratre Rad.

         Missa(le) paruum plenarium scriptum a fr. Hug. de Suwelle.

         Liber ewangeliorum.

         Textus argenteus.

         Epistolare.

         Duo antiphonarii veteres. unus continens officium temporale et alius

             continens officium sanctorum.

          Item duo antiphonarii noui. scil. unus continens officium temporale cum

             officio sanctorum ab aduentu domini usque ad pascha et alius a pascha

             usque ad aduentum.

         Gradualia iiiior cum troperiis.

         Vnus liber antiphonalis  cum processionali et Tractibus et Responsoriis in

             primis et secundis vesperis per annum cantandis et plenario troperio.

         Vnus  liber cum uersibus gradualium et Alleluia per annum cantandis et

             Responsoriis in primis et secundis uesperis et troperio.

         Liber alius eiusdem quantitatis cum troperio  et tractibus et processionali.

         Processionalia viii s. tria cum nigris coopertoriis et tria cum albis.  Duo

             cum Rubris.

         Vnum troperium cum tractibus per annum cantandis. in Rubro corio

             coopertum.

      (Verso, double columns.)  Annotatio librorum Ecclesie S. Jacobi de Wellebech.

             In uno uol.  Pentateucum moysi et liber iudicum et ruth.

             "     "     "     Liber Regum. Paralipomenon.  Libri Salomonis scil. Parobole.

                                 Ecclesiastes Cantica canticorum.  Liber sapientie.  Ecclesiasticus.

                                 Liber Tobie.  Judith.  Hester.  Esdre.  Libri Machabeorum.

                                 Duo Psalteria glosata.

                                 Liber ysaie prophete.  Ieremie Ezechiel.  Duodecim prophete.  Job.

                                      Psalterium secundum Ebreos.

             De libris  noui Testamenti.

                                 In uno uol.  Ewangelium Matthei, Marci, Luce, Iohannis.  Apocalypsis.

                                   Actus apostolorum.  Epistole Canonice.  Epistole Pauli.

            De libris de expositione sanctorum.

                                 In iii uol.  Liber moralium Iob editus a b. Gregorio.

                       Aug. super Iohannem.

                                 Aug. de uerbis domini.  Johannes glosatus.  Encheridion.

                                 Sententie mag. Petri.

                                 Duo paria decretorum quorum alterum habet Mag.  Stephanus de Bade-

                                    cliua per cartam suam.

                                 Hystoria Scolastica.

                                 Historia Scolastica.

                                 Bernardus super Cant. Cant. et liber de consideratione ad Eugenium papam

                                    in uno uol.

                                 Ambrosius super Beati immaculati et de officiis in uno uol.

                                 Flores psalterii in tribus uoll.

                                 Omelie Gregorii.

                                 Omelie Bede L...

                                 Expositio Bede super Marcum.

                                      "             "         "    Lucam.

                                 Gregorius super Ezechielem.

                                 Jeronimus super psalterium.

                                 Expositio Regule b. Augustini et liber alius qui dicitur scintillarium.

                                 Liber Hugonis...de sacramentis.

                                 Liber pastoralis Gregorii et liber qui paradisus dicitur in uno uol.

                                 Uerbum adbreuiatum.

                                 Epistole Pauli glosate.

                                 Expositio Epp. Canonicarum.

                                 Speculum Gregorii quod sic inc. Reuerentissimo in Christo patri H. presbitero.

                                 Liber Ricardi supprioris S.Victoris qui dicitur Beniamin.

                                 Liber pronosticorum Juliani  Ep. de futuro seculo.

                                 Actus Apost. glosati.

                                 Aug. de catritate et mag. Hugo de arra anime. et liber ysidori qui dicitur

                                    Sinonima in uno uol.

                                 Decem collationes.

                                 Liber qui intitulatur de Catholica ecclesia.

                                 Compendium Job et tractatus Bacharii et liber Bernardi de disciplina

                                    m(onach)orum in uno uol.

                                 Liber dia(lo)gorum Gregorii.

                                 Liber qui sic inc. Diu multumque renitens  cum xii abusionibus.

                                 Philosophia mag. Willelmi.

                                 Liber de uita et passionibus sanctorum occurrentium in mense Jan. Feb.

                                     Mart. in uno magno uol.

                                 Liber Jeronimi ui uitas patrum.

                                 Versus Bibliothece.

                                 Libeer compotus qui inc. Sepe uolumina Bede.

                                 Liber in quo conscripte sunt litere Innocencii pape ii.

                                 Libellus de sermonibus qui sic inc.  Paradisus in quo fuit adam positus.

                                 Summa de dialetica qui sic inc.  Ut uernantis eloquii.

                                 Liber Odonis Abbatis.

                                 Parabole Salomonis glosate.

                                 Liber uetus de diuinis ammonitionibus cuius primum capitulum sic inc.

                                    Roga(-o) uos fratres karissimi.

                                 Item Prouerbia Salomonis et Ecclesiastes glosati.

                                 Liber de perditione Reproborum | col.2 | et saluatione electorum qui sic inc.

                                    Reuerentissimo domino.

                                 Gregorius Nazanzenus.

                                 Libellus decretalis qui sic inc.  Vir aut mulier ad bigamiam.

                                 Duo quaterni de canticis canticorum.

                                 Libellus penitentialis uetus cum consuetudinario.

                                 Liber de exceptionibus ethimologiarum b. Isydori cum sermonibus episcopi

                                    parisiensis de dominicis per annum.

                                 Libellus de sermonibus qui inc. Filius accrescens.

                                 Libellus alius qui inc.  Dicite pusillanimes.                            

                                 Liber de Phisica rubeus.  Particulares et uniuersales diete.

                                 Liber de Phisica qui dicitur Bartholomeus.

                                 Phisica Johannis de S. Paulo.

                                 Alia phisica que inc.  Medicina diuiditur.

                                 Libellus de dedicatione ecclesie.

                                 Cyrurgia mag. Rogeri.

                                 Constantinus de simplicibus medicinis.

                                 Liber fratris  War(ini) de sermonibus scriptus a se.

             De Libris qui conceduntur fratribus habere per licentiam

                                 (15 gestatoria).

             De Psalteriis et de custodibus eorum.

                                 Psalterium quod fr. Rad. scripsit ad opus commune.

                                 Psalterium uetus in quo discunt nouicii.

                                      ( A list of 16 in all.)

Supplementary information 

Rubricated throughout.  Each homily has a very fine decorative initial in bright red, green and blue.

A medieval book-marker with five strings on a peg is in this manuscript.

Welbeck Library:  see D. Bell (ed.), Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues vol.3: The Libraries of the Cistercians, Gilbertines and Premonstratensians (London, 1992), pp. 255-67.

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