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MS. Lat. th. e. 25

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


William Yve, master of Whittington college, London, Lectiones De mendicitate Christi
Incipit: preteriens aliunde et aspiciens a longe

Four lectiones. Due to the loss of quires wants the middle of the second lectio, the end of the fourth, and the beginning of the next work.

Rubric: Hec leccio erat lecta per venerabilem virum magistrum Wyllelmum Yve sacre theologie doctorem et arcium collegii Ric. Whytyngton in scolis ecclesie sancti Pauli Lundon in crastino sancte Lucie virginis anno domini 1464. Sequitur alia leccio per eundem doctorem de eadem materia sextodecimo die termini immediate subsequentis sive natalis Domini (fol. 6, end of first lectio)

In a similar note the third lectio (fol. 17v) is dated Oxford, Feb.1465, and the fourth (fol. 24) at St.Paul's on 10 May, 1465. For William Ive see Emden, Biographical Register II. 1008

Language(s): Latin
Johannes Consobrinus, De iustitia commutatiua, arte campsoria, ac alearum ludo
Rubric: Tractatus de usuris compositus per venerabilem virum magistrum Johannem Consobrine de Portingalia fratrum ordinis Carmelitarum et doctorem sacre theologie universitatis Oxonie
Explicit: aliquid si potest tractare pauperibus propter amorem Dei qui vivit etc.

Beginning missing (see above). For Consobrinus see Emden, I.478

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: litterarum
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 45 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 155 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135 × 100 mm.


1(8), 2 missing, 3(8), 4(8), 5 first leaf only remains, 6(4), 7(8), 8(8) (7 and 8 canc.)


28–30 long lines, frame ruled


Written by John Hychcok, fellow of Whittington College (fol. 17v); cf. Emden, Biographical Register II. 929


Plain red initials


Origin: c. 1464–1465 ; English, Oxford

Provenance and Acquisition

'W. Shaw Mason, [18]44'

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 7282

Bought, 1947.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.