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MS. Hamilton 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 24431

New Testament, Peter of Blois, etc.; four manuscripts, Germany, 1439 and s xv med.

Contents

(front cover and fol. 194)
Charms (later addition)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Composite: four manuscripts
Form: codex
Extent: i + 198 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 12.125 × 8.625 inch.
Additions:

Latin charms added on the front cover and fol. 194.

Binding

White leather on boards, damaged, contemporary.

MS. Hamilton 1 - Part 1

Contents

(fol. 1)
New Testament (later part)

Rom., 1 and 2 Cor., Gal., Eph., Phil., Col., 1 and 2 Thess., 1 and 2 Tim., Tit., Philem., Hebr., Acts, James, 1 and 2 Petr., 1-3 John, Rev. With prologues.

Colophon: Explicit liber Apokalipsis sancti Iohannis per dominum Georgium Piscatorem de Boskaw (et) finit In die sancti Donati Sub anno Domini milesimo cccco tricentesimo\tricesimo/ (et) vicesimo nono Anno (et)c.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 1439 ; German

MS. Hamilton 1 - Part 2

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. 110)
Peter of Blois, Letters
Rubric: Epistole Petri Blesensis Bathoniensis Archidyaconi

About 85 letters. A leaf is lost after fol. 124.

(fol. 174)

Letter from Alexander III to the Sultan of Persia

(fol. 176)
Model letters
(fol. 178v)
Sermons

Three sermons on the dedication of a church.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; German

MS. Hamilton 1 - Part 3

Contents

(fol. 182)
Treatise on the dedication of a church
Incipit: Consecracio ecclesie ortum habuit
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 193v)
Rubric: Forma Indulgenciarum

Imperfect.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; German

MS. Hamilton 1 - Part 4

Contents

(fol. 195)
Odo de Cheriton, Parabolae

Fragment: 17 fables, from ‘De pullo indomito’ to ‘De Pellicano’.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; German

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2019) from the Summary Catalogue (1905)