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MS. Radcliffe Trust f. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: New Summary Catalogue 51840

Fragment of a medical manuscript; England, 14th century


(fol. 1-7v, 13-34v)
Roger of Salerno , Chirurgia

Beginning imperfect on fol. 13 at I.23 'ista omnia bene terantur', ed. Sudhoff, Beiträge zur Geschichte der Chirurgie im Mittelalter, Leipzig, 1918, II.168

Explicit: Hoc opus in lucem et ordinem redactum est a Martino Guidone Bogice [sic for logice] professionis ministerio...anno...millessimo centesimo sexagesimo decimo regnante gloriossisimo rege Willelmo feliciter
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 7v)
Summa on Roger of Salerno, Chirurgia
Rubric: Glosule Rolandi super post mundi fabricam
Incipit: Si capud vulneratum fuerit et locus apertus

Ends imperf. in ch. 19. There are references to the Chirurgia of Willelmus de Congenis (fol. 10r, 10v).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: xiii+47 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 155 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (written): 130 × 80 mm.


1(12), 2(10), 3(12). The quires are dislocated; the correct order should be 2, 3, 1.


32 long lines


Plain red initials. Spaces left for rubrics and initials have not been filled in between fol. 1-12v and 23-34v.


19th century binding.


Origin: 14th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

J. O. Halliwell, ‘Lib. MS. Bib. Hall. no. 203’.

Sotheby's 27 June 1840, lot 6

Transferred from the Radcliffe Science Library, 1928

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.