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MRJ number: 
224
College classmark: 
I.28

Vellum, 7.875 x 6, ff. 323 + 5, double columns of 59 lines.  13th cent., in a very fine small hand.

Donor, T. Baker.                                                                          Wagstaff, 3462.

A note by Mr Baker on the flyleaf on the order of the books in this MS.

Collation :  a4 (+ 1) 110 212 – 412 510 610 712 – 1312 1410 1512 – 1912 2014 (12 canc.) 2114 2212 2314 2410 2510 | 2610 | 2718 28?  (two).

On flyleaf at top :

    Biblia.  De profundis.  Pater noster.  Aue maria.  Deus qui inter apostolicos.  Miserere quesumus domine animabus.  o. b. n. d. c.

 

A note, and List of Books.

On f.1 a name or motto, xvi, cut by the binder.

At end erased Cautiones, one of 1466.

Contents:

Prologues.  a.  Frater Ambrosius.  b.  Desiderii mei.

Genesis-2 Chron.  Prayer of Manasses follows without break.

4 Esdras i, ii.  3 Esdras.  4 Esdr. iii-xiv.  4 Esdr. xv, xvi (no titles):  Bensly’s C.9.

Prol.  Machabeorum libri duo.  1, 2 Macc.

Preliminary matter to Psalter.  Prayers.   a.  Suscipere dignare.   b.  Clementissime

    pater exaudi me.   c.  Dona mihi queso.  Ps.-Aug.  Canticum Psalmorum

    animas decorat.

Prologues:  a.  Dauid filius Iesse.   b.  Psalterium Rome.   c.  Scio quosdam putare.

    d.  Psalterium ergo secundum lxx.

Psalter in two versions (Hebr. and Gall.).

Pusillus eram (Ps. 151).   Cantica, viz., Hezekiah, Hannah, Moses (Exod.),

    Habbakkuk, Moses (Deut. 33).

Change of hand or ink.  Tobit.  Proll.   a.  Cromatio.   b.  Tobias filius ananihel.

    Judith.  Proll.   a.  Judith uidua.   b.  Apud hebreos liber Iudith.  Hester.  Prol.

    Librum hester uariis.

Classification of sins, including ‘peccata claustri,’ 160.

Job.  Proll.   a.  Cogor per singulos.   b.  Si aut[em] fiscellam.

Prov.-Ecclus.

Isa.-Malachi.

Evv.  Mt.  Proll.   a.  Matheus cum primo.   b.  Matheus ex iudea.  Others with

    single prologues.

Acts.  Prol.  Lucas antiocensis.

Apoc.  Proll.   a.  Omnes qui pie uolunt.   b.  Johannes apostolus.

Cath.  Epp.   Prol.   Non ita ordo.

Paul.  Epp.  Romani sunt in partes ytalie.

Heb. ends 292b.  293 blank.

In another (later) hand:

Ezra and Nehemiah.  Prol.  Utrum difficilius, 294.

In one of the former hands, in triple columns:

Interpretationes nominum, 304.

Aaz-Zuzim.

In another hand:

Table of Epistles and Gospels, 321b.

 

Mr Wagstaff (?) has collated the text of a good part of the Old Testament with some other MS. or printed edition, unnamed.

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