A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Eng. misc. c. 291

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Collection of fragments, apparently part of a binding

History

Provenance and Acquisition

B. Halliday, Leicester, Cat. 242, item 375

Given to the Bodleian by N. R. Ker, 1942.

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)

Wrapper with ‘Colleg’ de Warr’ on one side and ‘Liber de novis et veteribus statutis’ on the other

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: sheet
Support: parchment

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.3)
Disticha Catonis, with French and English translation

Wells, Manual of the Writings in Middle English, suppl.p.1673

Language(s): Latin, English and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

48 long lines

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.5)
Prayers

Part of a roll of indulgenced prayers in English

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 4

Contents

(fols.6-7)
Breviary (portable)

Containing parts of vespers and matins of the common of an apostle

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

20 long lines

History

Origin: 12th century, late ; English

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.8)
Breviary (portable)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

19 long lines

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 6

Contents

(fol.9)
List of names (part of a roll)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS.Eng.misc.c.291 - Part 7

Contents

(fol.10)
Choir book

Nine damaged and incomplete leaves, including fragments of a two and three part credo and sanctus and settings of sequences

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 9 leaves

Layout

10 staves of 5 lines

Musical Notation:

Staves of five lines.

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Bibliography