MS. Hamilton 19
Summary Catalogue no.: 24449
The metrical summary (Stegmüller, Sent. 21, Walther 16652) for Bk 1, eight lines, with the usual gloss. Fol. 1v blank.
Bk. II ends fol. 40r, immediately followed by the prologue to bk. III. Fol. 40v blank.
At fol. 41a recto-verso is the metrical summary of bks. III-IV (inc. ‘Natus vtrumque Leui ... penam malefactis’, Stegmüller, Sent. 21), with gloss.
Bk. III proper begins fol. 41b recto.
Wrongly identified in the Summary Catalogue as a commentary on the Sentences; included in Stegmüller, Sent. 433,1 with Johann Dyckman as author.
Contemporary addition, by the same scribe (?); on the attributes of the Trinity; the reasons why God created man capable of sin (cf. Hugo Ripelinus, Compendium ueritatis theologicae, II.65), on Biblical women and Mary (verse, inc. ‘Iusticia celebres olim fuerunt mulieres | Sara rebecca lya rachel vasque maria’), the four senses of scripture, the five ways a merchant sins, etc.
Fol. 251r blank; fol. 251v, later pen-trials.
1 col., c. 22–28 lines, written space 220–5 × 125–30 mm.
Written in hybrida ('loopless bastarda') by Johann Dyckman (fols. 133v, 248v)
Spaces left for initials.
Half-leather over boards, 15th century
Provenance and Acquisition
Pressmark (not medieval) ‘30’ on the spine.
Presented to the Bodleian Library by his sons and received in 1857.
MS. Hamilton 19 - binding fragments
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2019-11-29: Description revised with reference to Watson and examination of MS for Polonsky German.