MSS. Lat. th. e. 33, 33*
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Bibliographical notes on the Revelations of St. Bridget and notes on her death and canonization of which Gascoigne says (p.3) ‘hec patent in libro attestacionum factarum Rome pro canonizacione s. Birgitte et fuit ille liber scriptus ex registro pape in tempore Martini pape quinti et est ille liber in Syon et hec patent folio 63 et fol.96’. This is now Brit. Mus. MS. Harley 612, cf. J.E.T. Rogers, Loci de libro veritatum, Oxford, 1881, p.169 and Acta et Processus Canonizacionis B. Birgitte, ed. I. Collijn, Uppsala, 1924, pp. xvii–xxi.
Collection of patristic and medieval authorities similar to, but not identical with, those in the Liber de veritatibus.
varying numbers of long lines
Written by Thomas Gascoigne (item 3) and an amanuensis (items 1 and 2, with corrections by Gascoigne).
Contemporary binding of stamped calf over boards, with the remains of two clasps, now kept separately as MS. Lat. th. e. 33*.
Provenance and Acquisition
In the margins are copies of poems in Welsh. 18th cent.
'Rowland George eius liber emit', 18th century (fol. 25r).
Franciscans at Abergavenny, some of whose manuscripts were later owned by Belmont (?).
St. Michaels Benedictine Abbey, Belmont (bookplate), 19th century.
Bought at Sotheby's 20 July 1954, part of lot 404.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.