The James Catalogue Of Western Manuscripts



B.16.31


  • Shelfmark: B.16.31
  • Manuscript Title: Summa Super Magistrum Historiarum. Breviarium Bernardi.
  • Alternative Title:   
  • James Number: 394  View Printed Catalogue Entry
  • Date: Cent. xvi and xv.
  • Physical Description: Two volumes, 28 and 25 lines to a page.
  • Provenance: On a fly-leaf at end is the name John hebbourn (xvi early), and on one at the beginning Xp̅ofer Motcheffe (xv). Also Thomas Griffith's name (see f.168b.)
  • Donor: Given by Whitgift.
  • Size (cms): 15.5 x 11
  • Support: Vellum
  • Language: Latin; Music
  • Century: Multiple; 16th century; 15th century
  • Folio: 4 + 110 + 32 + 4 ff.
  • Collation:  A4 18-128 134 || a8-d8 || B4.
  • Notes:    No folios 90-99.
  • IIIF Manifest URL:     https://trin-sites-pub.trin.cam.ac.uk/manuscripts/B.16.31.json
  • Online Since:     24/11/2014
  • On the fly-leaves (xv).
    f.ib. Memorial verses on the Pauline Epistles (3).
    ff.ib, iia. Lists of Virtues. Metals (10). Gifts of the Spirit. Claues sapiencie. Beatitudes. Works of Mercy (Spiritual).
    f.iib. In another hand:
    Subdivision of the seven deadly sins.
    Duties of the nine orders of Angels.
    Angeli nunciant minora.
    Archangeli reuelant maiora.
    Troni recta dant iudicia.
    Dominaciones restringunt carnalia.
    Virtutes operantur miracula.
    Principatus repremunt mundana.
    Potestates superant demonia.
    Cherubim clarificant obscura.
    Seraphin amore inflammant corda.
    f.iiia. In a later hand:
    Nomina precipua cum S. Vrsula virgine et martire occisorum sunt ista.
    Ciriacus papa.
    Vincencius presbiter cardinalis.
    Jacobus Archiepiscopus.
    Pantulus.
    Mauricius.
    Follanus.
    Supplicius.
    Clemens.
    Marculus.
    Daria regina.
    Ethereus rex sponsus Vrsule.
    Florentina paruula soror predicti etherei.
    Gerasina Regina soror Darie cum quatuor filiabus suis.
    Babilla.
    Juliana.
    Victoria.
    Aurea cum Adriano paruulo filio predicte Gerasine.
    Constancia filia eiusdem regis.
    Cordula virgo.
    Also in another hand:
    In die S. Vrsule dic xlvj. pater noster et sic continue per spacium vj dierum. Septima die dic triginta et vj. pater noster. et sic continue per totum annum et sic adorabis illas virgines. Nota bene.
    f.iiib. Modus plangendi pro peccatore.
    Omnia peccata plangat contricio vera etc.
    Qualis debet esse confessio.
    Vera sit integra sit et sit confessio munda etc.
    f.ivb. viijli is my trewloff do be fore ix
    pot vc thar to well will it reyme
    xviijss twysse told xx be tweyne
    he that herith thys wot what I meyne.
    Six lines of the wounds of Christ, in Latin.
    uulnera quinque
    Et quinque milia bis centum septuaginta.
    Also in another hand:
    A list of musical notes with numbers and signs.

    I. f.1 Summa super Magistrum Historiarum
    In principio creauit deus celum et terram .i. continens et contentum.
    Ends f.108b: qualis ego sum exceptis uinculis.
    In a late xvth or early xvith hand:
    Deo trino et uni laus sempiterna
    Gogonniant yr tad ag y mâb.
    ag y usprit glân Amen.
    Thomas Griffith. 1641.
    ff.109, 110 are blank.

    II.
    f.1 Inc. breuiarium bernardi ad omnes materias in iure canonico
    Neatly written in a good xvth cent. hand.
    Verborum superfluitate penitus resecata.
    Ends f.30b with a section de consecracione ecclesiarum e.g. omnis et capitulo sicut.
    Expl. breuiarium bernardi ad omnes materias in iure
    canonico.
    Quod. R. R. [or K. K.?] d. W.
    Qui scripsit carmen sit benedictus. Amen.
    ff.31, 32 are blank.
    On the two last fly-leaves are (in the hand of f.iiia):
    Curia dei omnipotentis and Curia maledicti diaboli
    with a list of the officials of each, viz.
    Janitor Contricio Cogitacio iniqua
    Hostiarius Confessio Sequens dilectacio
    Senescallus domus Satisfaccio Concensus
    Senescallus generalis Amor dei Cupiditas in adquirendo
    Thesaurarius Amor proximi Tenacitas in retinendo
    Provisor Amor rei puplice (Prov. domus) Prodegalitas in expendendo
    Cocus et pinserna Tempora(n)cia in cibo et potu Excessus in cibo et potu
    Camerarius Perseuerancia in bono Accidia
    Justiciarius Infinita dei misericordia (Bellator) Superbia
    Balliuus Paciencia in aduersis (miles guerrarum) Ira et invedia
    Nuncius Veritas Mendacium
    Marescallus Prudencia in agendis (ministrall') Luxuria
    Ministrall' Penitencia malorum (marescall') Consuetudo peccandi
    Quorum stipendium vita eterna
    mors eterna

 

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