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

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122

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

Guardbook

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Maffeo Vegio of Lodi, Antoniados,

dedication to pope Eugenius IV and beginning of Book I.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper, no watermark
Extent: One leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 193 × 133 mm.
Dimensions (written): 142 × 75 mm.

Layout

25 lines

Hand(s)

Written in a humanistic cursive hand

Decoration

Illuminated initial.

History

Origin: c. 1460-70 ; Italian, Verona (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Lower margin of the recto: ‘John Locke Oates 30 Sept. 1701’.

Bought, 1977, from Mrs. B. E. Taylor of Burcombe, Wilts

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2

Contents

(fols.2–16)
Fragments

Once the front pastedown and presumably the cartonnage of the pad or pads removed in 1948 ‘from the cover of 8o Rawl. 178’ (Pindar, gr., Basel, A. Cratander 1526, in a contemporary Louvain binding with blind-panels of acorn design, see J.B. Oldham, Blind Panels of English binders, Cambridge 1958, p. 14, pl. II, no. AC. 7). No original dimensions recoverable. Nos. 1-3, Latin; nos. 4-8, Netherlandish.

Language(s): Netherlandish and Latin

History

Origin: Low Countries (?)

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/1

Contents

(fol.2, formerly front pastedown)
Text on logic(?)

Lower corner of one leaf, with later medieval glosses and a 16th-century ex libris for the printed Pindar, ‘Thomae Ennij Phr: Emdensis/Louanij stuf .8.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/2

Contents

(fol. 3, + 16 f, g)
Breviary

Lower part of a bifolium and two tiny scraps from the Common of the Saints in a small Breviary

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (no watermark)

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/3

Contents

(fols.4–8, + (?)16 a, b, d, e, h)
Theological notebook

Five large and (?) five tiny fragments from a theological notebook written in a scribbled cursive, full of patristic quotations, possibly notes for sermons (fol.5 , heading D(omi)nica xva…)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (indecipherable watermark, fol. 7)

History

Origin: early 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/4-5

Contents

(fols. 9, 10)
Accounts (?) (fragments)
Language(s): Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: early 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/6

Contents

(fol.11)
Letter (fragment)
Language(s): Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: early 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/7

Contents

(fol.11)
Letter-book (?)

Two fragments mentioning personal and place-names (e.g. Antwerp, England), in Netherlandish but with occasional Latin glosses, possibly from a letter-book

Language(s): Netherlandish and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: early 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 2/8

Contents

(fol.11)
Verses on biblical subjects

Fragment; including a set on the miracle at Cana, beg. ‘Als Cristus out was xxx jaer/doe(n) maecte hij vande(n) wat[e]r wij[n]…’, with (verso) crude drawings of buildings. Fol. 15 blank.

Language(s): Netherlandish and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (part of a 'letter F' watermark)

History

Origin: early 16th cent.

MS. Lat. misc. e. 122 - Part 3

Contents

(fol. 17)
Fragment

Small parchment fragment, possibly an original ‘patch’ from a parchment leaf, in cursive 13th-cent. English script

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Found at a Reader's place in Selden End, 28 Jan. 1977

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.