Vellum, 10 x 6.625, ff. 64 + 2, double columns of 37 lines. Early 13th cent., in a good hand.
Donor, T. C. S.
From Beauchief Abbey (Premonstratensian), Derbyshire.
On flyleaf is:
Liber iste est de armario de Bello capite.
Collation: 2 flyleaves, 18 - 88.
On the flyleaves are a good many notes of the 13th cent., and the title, Liber petri Alfonsi.
Petrus Alphonsus aduersus Judaeos . . . . . f. 1
Uni et eterno primo qui caret principio (CLVII 535)
-sitque mirabile nomen eius benedictum in sec. sec. Amen.
Dixit sequentis operis compositor. Omnipotens suo nos spiritu
On f. 6 are two diagrams, the first depicting the habitable areas of
the earth and its division into 7 climata, and the second the
movement of the sun relative to the earth.
At the bottom of f. 53a is a scribble in French in pencil.
Ends imperfectly in Titulus xii, f. 64b:
Si cruces alias ad eius similitudinem faciamus. ii (?) qui.
Negative microfilm in St John's College Library.
Similar diagrams to those on fols. 6 and 38v can be found in MS E.4 on fols. 122, 122v, and 153v.