MS. Bodl. 490
Summary Catalogue no.: 2076
On foll. 132, 132v are added four hexameters about health, beg. 'Si vis post cenam' (15th cent.): a copy of 'the Answer of the Deanry of Cycestre' (Chichester) in 1535 to a demand for a money contribution granted by Convocation to the king: five sets of humorous verses, one being the story of four Oxford scholars invited to write an epigram on a pair of buckets in a well.
Old boards and sewing, partly repaired.
Provenance and Acquisition
Unidentified church or religious house: '⟨Hunc librum donau⟩it frater ...... ecclesie ... ⟨Si quis ...⟩ fraudem fecerit anathema sit', 14th cent.
'W. Robynson est possessor. tanti valet quanti vendi potest', 15th cent.
Acquired not later than 1602.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.