MS. Bodl. 507
Summary Catalogue no.: 2171
eTK 763B (?); see C. Philipp E. Nothaft, 'John of Pulchro Rivo and John of Saxony: A Mise au Point', Journal for the History of Astronomy 45/2 (2014), 227–242, app. C.
With notes and preceded by notes.
Followed by some arithmetical puzzles (fol. 24) and astrological notes, and an English recipe.
Drawings, fols. iiv, 27r.
Two pieces of canvas, perhaps part of a 16th cent. binding, are on foll. iiv, 27r, with 'Hew Clement' 'Clow' (?) and some drawings.
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Benedictine abbey of St Augustine; notes made by the librarian, Clement Canterbury, fl. 1463–95 ('Clemens Cantirbury', fol. 1; see B. C. Barker-Benfield, 'Clement Canterbury, librarian of St. Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury', Manuscripts at Oxford: an exhibition in memory of Richard William Hunt (Oxford, 1980), pp. 88–92).
John Twyne, -1581 (?): see A. G. Watson, 'John Twyne of Canterbury (d. 1581) as a Collector of Medieval Manuscripts: a Preliminary Investigation', The Library 6th ser. 8 (1986) 133–151 at 149–50 no. 23, on the evidence only of Thomas Twyne's later ownership.
Presented by him in 1612.
Last Substantive Revision
2021-01-05: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC updated with reference to published literature as cited.