MS. Bodl. 9
Summary Catalogue no.: 1851
A Sarum calendar, with 'Obitus Byll 1561', at July 15, and 'Puerperium. A. H. 1561' at Sept. 16.
This article is in a different hand from what follows.
A Latin commemoration of st. Etheldreda (fol. 26)
The seven Requestes in French (fol. 41)
Without title or author's name.
A poem on death and the vanity of the world. Dean & Boulton 604.
Dean & Boulton 234
A French treatise on the four humours, lucky and unlucky days, and the like; Dean & Boulton 421
The Te Deum, Benedicite omnia opera, a Latin Litany, and Latin and French prayers, partly for a lady.
In verse; Dean & Boulton 235
DIMEV 5530; NIMEV 2668.44, 3502
A prayer of st. Brandan, with a long precedent rubric. Some later Latin prayers are on fol. 122v and the inner front cover.
Good initials. (P&A iii. 921)
Brown stamped leather on boards, with clasp (English 15th cent. work).
Re-backed and mended.
Provenance and Acquisition
Expressions on fols. 26, 87v, 121v point to a nun: so the volume may have been written in the only English nunnery dedicated to st. Etheldreda (see art. 3), namely that at Leigh or Canon Leigh in Devon.
'Liber vniuersitatis Oxon. ex dono Joannis Leuger in artibus baccalaurei e Collegio Trinitatis anno Domini 1620.'
Last Substantive Revision
2020-03-19: Description revised to include all information in SC, updated with reference to published literature as cited.