A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Lyell 51

Physical Description

Composite: fols. i + 1-24 || fols. 25-48 || fols. 49-56 || fols. 57-85 || fols. 86-128 || fols. 129-140 || fols. 141-152 || fols. 153-160 || fols. 161-175 || fols. 176-183 || fols. 184-192

History

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871-1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Red initials and headings.

History

Origin: 1471 ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Red initials and headings.

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 3

Contents

Notes on Aristotle, Ethics
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 4

Contents

Treatise on dictamen.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Red initials.

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 5

Contents

1.
Mauricius Leydis , Ars predicandi
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ramon Lull , works
Language(s): Latin
4.
Ars memoratiua
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Diagrams deriving from RĂ¡mon Lull. (P&A i. 167)

History

Origin: 1452 and 15th century, middle ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 6

Contents

Statutes and customs of the Cathedral Chapter of Bressanone (formerly Brixen), 20 March 1422.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 7

Contents

1.
Elizabeth, dowager Queen of Hungary and Bohemia (?)

Exhortation to Frederick King of the Romans (elected 1440, cr. Emperor Frederick III in 1452) and Albert VI Duke of Styria

(urging them to to end their quarrel over their lands in Styria, Carinthia and Carniola)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 8

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Red headings.

History

Origin: 15th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 9

Contents

1.
Treatise on confession.
Language(s): Latin
2.
Sermons.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Red headings and initials.

History

Origin: 13th-14th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 10

Contents

Theological notes (chiefly on sin, penitence, and redemption, imperfect at begining and end.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th-14th century ; Austrian

MS. Lyell 51 - Part 11

Contents

Pope Paul II, Bulls against Georgy Podebrad, King of Bohemia , issued on 20 April 1468
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1468 ; Austrian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)