MS. Laud Misc. 632
Summary Catalogue no.: 1248
Summa de dignitatibus et virtutibus clericorum et laicorum; Germany, 14th century, second quarter
For discussion of authorship, see Palmer, pp. 120-121.
A rhyme in German, quoted from Freidank's Bescheidenheit 44,11-12: ‘Man sidit [sic for sihit] leyder selden | truwe mit truwen gelden’
Extensively glossed and annotated in several hands, one the same as the gloss to MS. Laud Misc. 307, fols. 1r-12r.
The annotation extends to fols. 1r-v and 191r-192b verso. Fol. 1r begins with (separate?) questions on the incarnation.
Miniatures in the margins: Pope Clement II crowns Henry III as Holy Roman Emperor in 1046, f. 44r; Donation of Constantine 44v; Pope Innocent IV excommunicates Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II 45r, 85r. Miniature of a kneeling monk 'Gisilbertus' offering a book to the Virgin and Child, fol. 88r.
Initials in red and blue.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)