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MS. Lat. misc. b. 23

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

Guardbook of miscellaneous accessions in Latin acquired 1976 onwards, primarily of medieval fragments

Physical Description

Composite: guardbook

MS. Lat. misc. b. 23 - Part 1

Contents

(fol. 1)
Commentary on a civil law text
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: most of one parchment leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Reused as a pastedown

Given by the Rev. John C. Dickinson, 1981

MS. Lat. misc. b. 23 - Part 2

Contents

(fols. 2–3)
Statutes of the Carthusian Order,

fragments: comprising (fol. 2) Statuta antiqua, pt. I, cap. XIII. 11–18, and (fol. 3) Tertia compilatio cap. IX. 23–7, probably copied from the 1510 Basel edition

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: early 16th cent. ; German (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Rev. John C. Dickinson, 1981

MS. Lat. misc. b. 23 - Part 3

Contents

(fol. 4)
Receipt from John Butler, an Exchequer clerk, to [William] Gillot, ‘late provost’ (i.e. Bursar) of the Newarke College, Leicester, for his annual fee for 1541–2
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: sheet
Support: paper

History

Origin: 1541-2 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by the Rev. John C. Dickinson, 1981

MS. Lat. misc. b. 23 - Part 4

Contents

(fol. 5)
Commentary on canon law,

commenting on words excerpted from Gregory IX, Decretales, Bk. II tit. 2 cap. 12–18

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: upper portion of one parchment leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought Sotheby's, 16 Nov. 1985, part of lot 81

MS. Lat. misc. b. 23 - Part 5

Contents

(fol. 6)
Commentary on Gregory IX, Decretales,

covering Bk. IV tit. 11 (end)—12 (start), with a possible pecia note

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one complete parchment leaf, script rubbed away in places

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century ; Italian, Bologna (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Reused as a wrapper, perhaps as a third use, for ‘arms of the Johnsons of Clipsom in Ruttland’ according to a genealogical note signed by Jane Johnson , 1756.

Acquired with her family papers, 1996.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.