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

MS. Hatton 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 4061

Physical Description

Composite: five parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Stafford, Augustinian priory of St Thomas the Martyr: 'Iste liber constat de domo sancti Thome martiris iuxta Staffordiam'. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

MS. Hatton 26 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Ps.-Hugh of Saint-Victor, Speculum ecclesie,

first gathering

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured initials.

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Hatton 26 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Illuminated capitals, borders, etc.

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English

MS. Hatton 26 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Defensor, Liber scintillarum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Henricus Suso, Dialogus de arte moriendi
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ps.-Bernard, Speculum peccatoris
Language(s): Latin
4.
Richard Rolle, Emendatio uitae
Language(s): Latin
5.
Edmund Rich, Speculum ecclesie
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured initials.

History

Origin: 14th century, middle ; English

MS. Hatton 26 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Theological pieces and notes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1234 ; English

MS. Hatton 26 – Part 5

Contents

1.
Satire on contemporary vices (later part)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

Additional Information

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.