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MS. Laud Misc. 219

Summary Catalogue no.: 1090

Raymund Lull, Nicholas de Lyra; England, 15th century, third quarter

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fols. 1r-32v)
Raymund Lull, Liber de articulis fidei siue Liber apostrophe
Incipit: ⟨S⟩uscipiat sublimis apex reuerenda corona
Incipit: ⟨A⟩d probacionem articulorum fidei accedentes antequam probemus
Explicit: sunt eorum armis nobiliora et forciora
Final rubric: Factus fuit iste tractatus Rome anno domini Mo CCo lxxxxvio et completus ibidem in vigilia beati Iohannis baptiste ...
Colophon: Hoc opus exegi, fit regum gratia regi | digna coli, regina poli, me linquere noli.
2. (fols. 33r-59v)
Nicolaus de Lyra , Probatio aduentus Christi
Rubric: Determinatio doctoris de lira de adventu messye
Incipit: ⟨V⟩trum ex scripturis receptis a iudeis possit efficaciter probari
Explicit: ad vomitum reuertuntur et sic est ffinis
Final rubric: Explicit determinacio siue questio venerabilis doctoris fratris Nicholai de Lira de ordine Fratrum Minorum de aduentu Christi siue Messie

fol. 60(a)rv blank.

3. (fols. 60(b)r-88r)
Nicolaus de Lyra, Contra iudaeum de uerbis euangelii
Incipit: ⟨P⟩otens sit in doctrina sana exortatori ... Licet verbum propositum epistolaris[sic] condicionis sit expressiuum
Explicit: per hoc obiectiones suas in aperto mendacio terminavit
Final rubric: Explicit tractatus de Lira contra iudeum

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: quia est quantum
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks (1) (fols. 1-32) crown, type Piccard I.1.314; (2) (fols. 33-89) ring, resembling WZIS NL8370-PO-32344
Extent: ii + 90 + ii leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 150 mm.
Dimensions (written): 150 × 105-110 mm.
Foliation: i-ii, 1-60a, 60b-89, 90-1

Collation

1-2(12) (fols. 1-24), 3(8) (fols. 25-32) | 4(16) (fols. 33-48), 5(12) (fols. 49-60a) | 6-7(12) (fols. 60b-83), 8(six) (fols. 84-9)

Layout

1 col., c. 24-28 lines; frame-ruled (verticals only?) in faint leadpoint.

Hand(s)

One scribe; mixed cursive hand including some anglicana forms (r, e, final -s)

Decoration

Spaces for 2-3 line initials unfilled.

Binding

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Attributed to Germany by R. W. Hunt in the revised Quarto catalogue (1969), apparently on palaeographical grounds, but the script appears to be English.

Annotations in English script, c. 1500, fols. 49r, 52r; the text of art. 3 apparently compared against another copy (fol. 74r; fol. 84r, ‘ab hinc deficit liber M(agistr)i(?)’ (followed by an erasure?).

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description by Tuija Ainonen and Matthew Holford (February 2020). Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885).

Digital Images

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Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-02-13: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.