MS. Lat. misc. d. 83
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
As pr. in the Venice edition of 1496 (Proctor 5602)
Similar to but not identical with those pr. in T. Georgiades Englische Diskanttraktate, Munich, 1937
On bifolium added at end of volume. Pr. in Horse Eboracenses ed. Wordsworth (Surtees Soc. Publ. 132) pp. 116–122, ends imperfect (p.118 1.8) ‘Illustra faciem’
35–42 long lines
plain red initials
Provenance and Acquisition
Written by Alex. Capel . Written inside the initial on fol. 2 in the same ink is ‘alex. Capel’, inside that on fol. 29v ‘alex’, and at the end of book I (fol. 39) ‘quod Alex.’
At fol. 61v in a different hand from that of the text is ‘Hic finit colni sentencia nobilis ensis quod Thomas Pett ’ (perhaps the Thomas Pett who was Keeper of the Chest with Four Keys at Oxford in 1452, cf. Emden Biographical Register III, p.1471).
On fol.1 in a 15th cent. hand is a list of sums paid for items including candles, paper, ink and battels headed by the name ‘Hungerford’.
John Hychcoke . ‘Iste liber constat domino Johanni Hychecoke emtus a domino Iohanne Aschby bachulario artium in aula vitrea (Glasen Hall) commorante et predictus dominus H. in aula beate Marie pro 11 s. vi d.’ (fol. 61v). For Hychecok, admitted B.A. at Oxford 1450 cf. Emden op. cit. II. p.929.
Sold at Sotheby's, 15 June 1959, lot 210.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.