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MS. Lat. misc. e. 94

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

Contents

Henry of Merseburg , Summa decretalium

The text is lost up to Lib. I, tit. xv, c.1.

(fol.10v, after list of tituli)

Bk. II

Incipit: Dictum est in primo libro de constitutionibus ecclesiasticis
Explicit: ut ipse nobis ministrare dignetur cui est honor et imperium

Another Oxford MS. is Ch. Ch. 122. For a list of other MSS. cf. B. Kurtscheid, Antonianum 2 (1927) pp. 193–7.

Language(s): Latin
(fols. 100v, 101r)
Testamentary formulae

Addition, dated 1313. The testators are priests in ‘Scagh’ [Schagen in North Holland]

Language(s): Latin
(fol.102v)
Notes on weather and prices for 1316, 1318, 1330 (addition)
Language(s): Latin
(fol.103v)
Weather prognostications
Incipit: Si nativitas domini fuerit in dominica die, yems bona erit.
(addition)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 185 × 135 mm.
Dimensions (written): 145 × 95 mm.

Collation

1(8)–13(8), catchwords

Layout

33 long lines

Hand(s)

Written above top line

Decoration

Diagrams. Good historiated and other initials. (P&A i. 521)

Illuminated initials on foll. 10v, 27v, 56v, 68v, the rest flourished blue, red and green

Binding

red leather binding on boards with two clasps.

Accompanying Material

The front paste-down is part of a leaf from a 15th cent. treatise on civil law.

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; French, East (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Testamentary formulae of two priests from Schagen, N. Holland, dated 1313

A. N. L. Munby

Bought, 1946.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.