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MS. Lat. th. c. 24

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

Contents

Philip Repington , Sermons on the Gospels
Incipit: (prologue) Evangelice tube cosminacio a servo Mnam domini sui
Incipit: (text) Dominici adventus tempus ab eccleaia solemniter celebratum quatuor septimanas
Explicit: (serm. 53) quam sit tangere corpus Christi quod in fimbria tamen mon-||

Other Oxford MSS. containing this work are Corpus Christi Coll. 54 and Laud misc.635.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: -pionum capies
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 311 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 330 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 250-5 × 150-5 mm.

Collation

1(8)–6(8), 7(6)(wants 1 and 6), 8(8)–10(8), 11 missing, 12(8)–26(8), 27(8)(1 loose, wantss6–8), 28(8), 29(8) (wants 3 and 6), 30(8)(wants 4 and 5), 31(8), 32(8)(8 cut out), 33(6)(1 and 2 cut out), 34(8), 35(6), 36(8), 37(6), 38(8), 39(8)(1 loose, wants 2), 40(8), 41(10), 42(8) (wants 1, 7 and 8, leaf added after 5) catchwords the quires signed a - r, x - z and aa - ax on the lower right hand corner of the leaves

Condition

Some of the lower margins cut away

Layout

2 cols., 47 lines

Decoration

Blue initials flourished in red.

Binding

Contemporary white skin binding over boards, 16th cent. clasps with straps missing and nail marks for label on back cover.

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Robertum ap Harry' (fol. 26), 'B...dy ap harry' (fol. 26), 'Himas (?) ap harry hys boke' (fol. 169v), 'Hugo Evanne' (fol. 235), all 16th century

'no. 9', '82' (front inside cover), '82' (spine)

Davies-Cooke family of Gwsaney, Llanerch and Owston, bought at Sotheby's, 15 June 1959, lot 215.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff