MS. Bodl. 117
Summary Catalogue no.: 1979
Notebook of William Mede of Sheen; England, 15th century, second half
Followed by 'Nota de horis nocturnis pariter & diurnis' (fol. 2) and a note 'De statura & decore corporis Christi' (fol. 4).
at fol. 9 is a descent of the kings of Israel and Judah.
At fol. 20 is 'Modus laudandi Deum post missam celebratam & alijs temporibus'
Excerpts from chronicles relating to miracles and incidents, chiefly in English history: specimens are noted in Hardy's Manuscript Materials (Rolls Series) ii. 6, 43: at fol. 30v is 'Errores Johannis Wyclyffe': at fol. 32v John Barton's Symbolum contra Lollardos: then the subjects range from music to Mohammed: in the margin of an account of the consecration of Henry V in 1413 is 'Henricus fundator huius domus' (fol. 68): at fol. 74v are 'Versus de Anglia', beg. 'Anglia terra ferax'.
As contained in the books from Genesis to the second book of Kings: from Nicholas de Lyra and similar commentators. At end, after some moral verses, is 'Deo gracias, quod W. Edem, verso nomine [i. e. Mede]. Orate pro scriptore...'
Stamped leather on boards, English contemporary work.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04-07: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.