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

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 3340

A: Selden carol-book, England, s. xv 2/4; B: Gregory the Great, England, s. viii 2/2; C: texts by and opposing John Wycliffe, England, s. xv 1/1; D: Calendar, England, c. 1463; E: William Cartwright, England, c. 1636-8

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 3-33 || fol. 34 || fols. 35-94 || fols. 95-102 || fols. 103-132

History

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden (d. 1654).

Acquired from his executors in 1659.

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26 - Part 1 (fols. 3-33)

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork initials.

History

Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; English

Bibliography

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26 - Part 2 (fol. 34)

Contents

Gregory the Great, Pastoral Care (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Minor initials. (P&A iii. 3)

History

Origin: 8th century, second half ; English

Bibliography

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26 - Part 3 (fols. 35-94)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. 83ra-83va)
Bull of Gregory XI to the University of Oxford against John Wyclif, 1376

Pr. Fasciculi Zizaniorum (1858), pp. 242-4.

(fol. 83va-85va)
John Wyclif, Libellus ad parliamentum regis

Thompson, Latin Writings of John Wyclif, p. 254, no. 400 (D3b); pr. Fasciculi Zizaniorum (1858), pp. 245-57.

(fol. 85va-87vb)
John Wyclif, De condemnacione xix conclusionum

Thompson, Latin Writings of John Wyclif, p. 254, no. 401 (D3c); pr. Fasciculi Zizaniorum (1858), pp. 481-92.

(fol. 87vb-90ra)
John Wyclif, Determinationes ad argumenta Willelmi Vyrinham (extract)
Incipit: Inter alia doctor meus reuerendus intromittit se de iure regni Anglie

Ed. J. Loserth, Opera minora, Wyclif Society (1913), 415-30, here pp. 422-30.

Fols. 90v-94r blank.

(fol. 94v)

'Memoriale Petri Fader quondam vicarii Sar'.'

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance

Formerly one volume with MS. Digby 173.

Peter Fader, vicar choral at Salisbury; given by him to the cathedral church of Salisbury (MS. Digby 173, fol. 9v)

Thomas Allen; quarto MS. 7, items c-f, in his catalogue of 1622 (ed. Watson, p. 168); items a-b are now MS. Digby 173.

Possibly given by Allen to James Ussher (1581-1656) (cf. Watson, 'Thomas Allen of Oxford and his manuscripts', 298-9).

Bibliography

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26 - Part 4 (fols. 95-102)

Contents

Calendar
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1463 (?) ; English

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26 - Part 5 (fols. 103-132)

Contents

William Cartwright, The royall slaue
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: c. 1636-1638 ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

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