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BONAVENTURA, ETC.

MRJ number: 
83
College classmark: 
D.8

    Vellum, 9.625 x 6.5, ff. 189 + 2, 32 and 42 lines to a page, two volumes.  15th cent., clearly written, with good ornaments.                           2 fo. et ad tam.

    Donor, T. C. S., priced 3li.

    Collation: 2 flyleaves, 18 - 158 1610 178 - 228 (wants 8)  | 238 244.

 

    Contents:

   I.     1.    Inc. prologus meditacionis d. n. Ihesu Christi secundum com-

                   pilacionem et contemplacionem domini ac fratris Bonauenture

                   de ordine minorum sacre theologie doctoris et Cardinalis

                   Albanensis quas scripsit plano stilo cuidam deuote de ord.

                   minorissarum   .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .         f.  1

                Inter alia uirtutum et laudum preconia

                Pretty border and decorative initial of feather work.

                Ends f. 130b: iteracio utriusque decorem subsubstantie designauit.

                   Deo gratias.  Amen.  H. B.

                Expl. medit. quas scripsit Card.  Bonauenture de passione

                   d. n. I. C.  Amen.

          2.   Summula Manfredi de casibus  .         .         .         .         .          .     131

                Nota sex tantum casus quos debet sacerdos mittere ad

                   episcopum.

                Ends 161b with verses:

                       Impediunt fieri permittunt facta teneri.

                Expl. summula de casubus breuis et utilis composita a ffr. 

                   Manfredo de ord. minorum.

         3.    Extracts.

                Aug. de ebrietate, 162.

                De ascencione domini.  Hodie fr. karissimi redemptor, 162b.

                Scire debetis f. k. quod redemptor noster in illa die, 164.

                Petrus accepit Romam in sua sorte, 164b .

                De oracionibus.  Isidore, Jerome, 165.

                De S. Joh. Baptista.  Sicut natus est ante christum, 165b.

                De festo omnium sanctorum.  Vision of a monk at Rome, 166.

                Deus ordinauit et fecit bestias, 167.

                Ista sunt septem mortalis peccata, 168b.

                     -ad audiendas fabulas et cantilenas pocius quam ser-

                      uicium dei.

         4.    Carta Redempcionis humane    .         .         .         .         .         .        174b

                          Hec quicumque sciant presentes atque futuri

                                                     

                          Et pro securo proprium cor penditur ipsi.  Amen.

                Verses on the days of Creation  .         .         .         .         .         .        175

                          Ante mundum conditum erant tres persone

                On the Seven Ages           .         .         .         .         .         .         .        175b

                          Adam primus factus est pater mater Eua

                On the Seven Sins   .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .        176

                          Domine ne arguas me nunc in furore.

                De emissione spiritus sancti      .         .         .         .         .         .         176b

                          Qui missus eras celitus dona reportas inclita

                                                      

                          Nobisque mittat filius carisma sancti spiritus.

                f.  177b blank.

  II.  5.     (Donatus spiritualis)   .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .       178

                Partes meditacionis quot sunt.  Octo. que., etc.

                In a smaller hand, ending 189a:

                inter sanctos et electos mecum uiuere ualeas in sec. sec.  Amen.

Supplementary information 

Item I. 4, 'Carta Redempcionis humane', was used by M. C. Spalding, Middle English Charters of Christ (Bryn Mawr, 1914), pp. 96-7 and xiii-xiv.

See E.24, item 3, and B.15.

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