MS. Bodl. 897
Summary Catalogue no.: 27888
A slightly later hand has added a fuller authorship and title: '... de claustro corporis & anime'
Theological dictionary organised by numbers, with each article beginning with 'Unus' then after 'Incipiunt binarii; with 'Duo' and so on, up to ten
The text is attributed to Alexander of Jumièges in Lambeth Palace Library, MS. 36, as noted in the online description of BnF, MS. Latin 3236B, which also notes another copy in Rouen 669, f. 25-152v.
Theological dictionary organised by numbers, going up to the number 12(See Morton W. Bloomfield et al., Incipits of Latin Works on the Virtues and Vices 1100-1500, [Cambridge, MA, 1979], no. 6163)
14th century list of subjects to Items 2-4, perhaps by Joel [?] Payn
A contemporary list of contents is inside the front cover
White parchment on boards, worn, contemporary, clasp lost
Provenance and Acquisition
Hereford, Herefordshire, Franciscan convent: 'ff. 21' (inside front cover, as in N.P.S. 1. 17). '... minorum Her[?]fordie in quo contientur subscripta ...' (first words torn away, inside front cover, s. xiv) (MLGB3)
'Henrici Spelman Lib[er]', fol. 1r (17th century)
'Edu. Umfreville' (18th century)
'Donum J⟨oh.⟩ Foliot armigeri, A.M. Trin.Oxon', written in John Price's hand, so the date of the gift is probably sbout 1770-1780
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Last Substantive Revision
2023-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1905)