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

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15

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

Collection of fragments

Physical Description

Composite: guardbook

History

Provenance and Acquisition

All the pieces were probably used as wrapperes (fol. 19 has 'Clement Bassock his first accompte' in the margin) and have suffered much from damp. They are believed to have come from the family muniments of the Hills of Ash, Kent.

Given by Lady Hills in memory of Sir Andrew Hills, bt., 1956

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Bede , De templo

Photostat of two leaves, XIX–XXII; 2 cols., 33 lines, 12th cent.; the original (written at St. Augustine's, Canterbury , by the same scribe as MS. Laud misc. 300) is in the possession of M. B. Parkes.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: photostat

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.3)
Petrus Comestor , Historia scholastica

Gen.XXV–XXXIII

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

2 cols., 46 lines

History

Origin: late 12th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.5)
Eusebius , Historia ecclesiastica

Photostats of 2 leaves of bk. 10, 2 cols., 39 lines, early 13th cent., originals in the possession of M. B. Parkes; (fol. 7) photostats of two more leaves from bk.V in Canterbury Cathedral library

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: photostat

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 4

Contents

(fol.8)
Rubric: Tractatus tercius de formis et moribus popularum (sic) Cap. primam de agricola

Photostats; text unidentified. 2 leaves, 2 cols., 46 lines, 15th cent., French (?). Original in the possession of M. B. Parkes.

Incipit: Popularum formas et officia perstringentes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: photostat

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.10)
Calendar (Franciscan)

Jan.–Feb., Aug.–Sept.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

History

Origin: late 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 6

Contents

(fol.12)
Office lectionary
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 3 leaves

Layout

2 cols., 33 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 7

Contents

(fol.15)
Gradual

Sabbatum in albis

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: late 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 8

Contents

(fol.17)
Lectionary

Nativity

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

2 cols, 23 lines

History

Origin: late 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 9

Contents

(fol.19)
Lectionary,

13 Nov.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 37 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 10

Contents

(fol.20)
Breviary (noted)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

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

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. misc. b. 15 - Part 11

Contents

(fol.22)
Breviary, Use of Sarum (noted)

Low Sunday

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 48 lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff.