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.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Bibliography

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