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

MS. Lat. misc. b. 12

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

Guardbook: miscellanous fragments, mainly of legal works

Physical Description

Guardbook

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From the bindings of printed books and manuscripts unless stated otherwise

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Will of Lucas de Empoli , near Florence, endorsed ‘1363’ in a later hand
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1363 (?) ; Italian

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.2)
Gratian , Decretum

I. tit.56.10 – 60.3 and 63.28 – 31 with glossa ordinaria

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two strips

Layout

51 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 3

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(fol.4)
Decretals

I tit.18.6 – 21.5 and 30.6 – 31.8 with glossa ordinaria (N. R. Ker, Pastedowns in Oxford bindings no.1138 p.106)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

Layout

2 cols., 47 lines

Decoration

Good initials (P&A iii. 484)

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 4

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(fol.6)
Justinian , Digest

XVI tit.1.15–16, 18–19, 25–27 with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; Italian

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 5

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(fol.8)
Johannes Andreae , Nouellae in Decretales
Rubric: Incipit novella Johannis Andree super sexto libro decretalium. Thome Chyllindene prioris secundum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip from top of a leaf

History

Origin: before 1411

Provenance

Thomas Chillenden (-1411), prior of Christ Church Canterbury.

Given by him to Christ Church, Canterbury: see M. R. James, Ancient libraries of Canterbury and Dover Cambridge, 1903 p. 150 no. 7

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 6

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(fol.9)
Commentary on Aristotle, Metaphysics

XI.4

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 50 lines

History

Origin: 13th–14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 7

Contents

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: eight fragments

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 8

Contents

(fol.18)
Verse (elegiacs) and some prose material
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: nine fragments

History

Origin: 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 9

Contents

(fol.27)
Hugutio , Derivationes,

letter P

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of two leaves

Layout

60 lines

History

Origin: 13th–14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 10

Contents

(fol.29)
Scholastic treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 57 lines

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 11

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(fol.30)
Aristotle , Ethics

III.7.1114b (paraphrase)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 12

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(fol.31)
Justinian , Digest

XLIX tit.8.1 – 9.1 and 10.1 – 14.1, with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 13

Contents

(fol.32)
Justinian , Digest

IV. tit.8.27–40

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of two leaves

Layout

2 cols., 47 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 14

Contents

(fol.34)
Justinian , Digest

IV tit.3.7–11, 18–24, with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of two leaves

Layout

2 cols., 48 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 15

Contents

(fol.36)
Commentary on Digest

XXXVIII tit.9.10

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of two leaves

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 16

Contents

(fol.38)
Justinian , Codex

II tit.19.13–20, and 20.8 – 21.4 with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

49 lines

History

Origin: text 12th cent., with gloss added 13th–14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 17

Contents

(fol.39)
Justinian , Codex

XII tit.34.6 – 36.6 (the leaf should be reversed)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols., 50 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 18

Contents

(fol.40)
Canon law gloss
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two strips

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 19

Contents

(fol.42)
Register of writs
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: fragment of a leaf

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 20

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(fol.44)
Chronicle of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif

Formerly attributed to Clarius, monk of S.Pierre-le-Vif . Extracts; copied from a MS. in the monastery ‘Ex quo quidem antiquo croniquorum volumine magister Johannes Barre officialis Senon. curialis et in presenti libro pontificali transcribi fecit’ …‘anno domini MoCCCCV die V. mensis Augusti’. There follow three extracts on St. Ursicinus from legendaries. For Clarius see D'Achery, Spicilegium II.466, 7. Last page blank.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

Layout

33 long lines

History

Origin: 1405 ; French

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 21

Contents

(fol.46)
Rubric: Forma iuramenti seu professionis suffraganeorum Senonensium
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

27 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; French

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 22

Contents

(fol.47)
Lollard tract against appropriations (part), referring to a quarrel between Walden abbey and the rector of its church at Amersham
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: quire of six leaves

Layout

35–8 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 23

Contents

(fol.54)
Legal opinion on piracy,

in the hand of Patrick Young

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: unknown
Extent: one leaf

History

Origin: before 1652 ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 24

Contents

(fol.55)
Chr(istopher) Haryson , Poem (for Haryson, B.A. Oxford 1651, see Foster, Alumni II.660)
Incipit: En rursus liceat neglecta resumere plectra
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 17th century ; English

Provenance

On the verso in Gerard Langbaine's hand is the pressmark 125 and ‘1291 19o Ed.I taxatio Ecclesiarum Diocesis Lincolniensis magna ex parte’, it thus formed the wrapper of MS.Bodley Rolls 25 (S.C. 3114)

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 25

Contents

(fol.57)
Justinian , Codex

VII tit.62.11–13, 16–18, 21–23 and 29, with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; Italian

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 26

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(fol.58)
Records of a court held in 1376

There are references to Neustadt, Thuringia

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

History

Origin: 1376 ; German

Provenance

Carthus. prope Erffordiam ’ (15th cent.)

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 27

Contents

(fol.60)
Rubric: Memoriale pro agendis cum domino Cistercii vel capitulo generali

Concerning Spanish houses, with a list of ‘Monasteria vero super quorum nova taxacione debet ex parte omnium abbatum istarum parcium dno. Cistercii et capitulo generali supplicari’

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 4 leaves

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 28

Contents

(fol.64)
J. Cusanus , Algorithmus linealis proiectilium (transcript of the printed book [Vienna, 1514])
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: unknown

History

Origin: unknown

Provenance

Given by F. P. Barnard , 1927

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 29

Contents

(fol.76)
Justinian , Digest

XIX tit.2.32–51 with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 46–7 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 30

Contents

(fol.77a)
Ralph Bocking O.F.M. , Life of St.Richard of Chichester,

end of prologue and beginning of text (Acta Sanctorum, Aprilis I p.285) , blank on the verso

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: paper
Extent: leaf

History

Origin: 15th or 16th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 31

Contents

(fol.77b)
Tract against Islam
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 32

Contents

(fol.78)
Miracles of the Virgin,

end of the ‘quinta particula’

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 33

Contents

(fol.79)
Decretals

III.tit.30.26–30 and V tit.39.14–22, with glossa ordinaria and additional glosses

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

Layout

2 cols., 32–3 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 34

Contents

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

57 long lines

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; French, South (?)

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 35

Contents

(fol.82)
Commentary on a grammatical work
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 74 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 36

Contents

(fol.83)
Commentary on Aristotle, Categories,

10–11

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 69 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 37

Contents

(fol.84)
Aristotle , Physics,

end of bk.IV and beg. of bk.V, as pr. in the 1520 Lyons edition, fol.CLXII–CLXIX

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 38

Contents

(fol.85)
Canon law repertorium
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; Italian

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 39

Contents

(fol.86)
Psalter (choir psalter)

Reject leaf from a choir psalter, Ps. 7.17 – 9.6

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: leaf

History

Origin: 15th cent. (?)

Provenance

pastedown from a book

‘Iste liber pertinet monasterio rubee vallis [ Rouge-Cloître ] in zonia prope Bruxellam’

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 40

Contents

(fol.87)
Grammatical verses with gloss
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a bifolium

History

Origin: 13th–14th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 41

Contents

(fol.89)
Raymundus de Pennaforti , Summa de penitentia,

discontinuous portions of book III

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: four bifolia

Layout

2 cols., 34 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. b.12 - Part 42

Contents

(fol.97)
Arator , Historia apostolica

II.230–256, with gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: three strips

History

Origin: 11th cent.

Provenance

Given by A. Maltby Ltd. , 1950.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

Bibliography