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Rubric. “Sequitur hic unum capitulum De discrecione habenda non solum in cibo et potu sed etiam in sompno, et est extractum de tractatu quem transmisit cuidam recluse prefatus Ricardus de Hampole. Begins :

Sum men as Richard Hampole seyth ben begylyd...
Ends :

you myght take to the more abstynence.
6. ff. 100 a–152b. Speculi Spiritualium, Lib. I.

Rubric. Hic incipit tractatus de temptacionibus multimodis et variis necnon et remediis contra temptaciones adhibendis.' Begins :

Superbia prout clerici dicunt nichil aliud est... Ends:

...omnia peccata carnalia. The first Book of the above-mentioned treatise, ff. 2-33, of the printed Edition. The MS. differs considerably in this part from the printed text.

ff. 152 6–154 a contain two short anecdotes, and a note from Walterus Hylton (Quantum ad futurum scire debes.. non sequaris eum) who is frequently quoted in the preceding pages. f. 154 b is blank.

7. ff. 155 a—212 a. The title Ricardus Hampole super lectiones mortuorum,' is added in a later hand. Begins :

Parce mihi Domine nichil enim sunt dies mei... Ends :

...ignis inhabitans in eternum. Published Colon. 1536, under the title ‘Parvum Job.'

8. ff. 212-222 . Innocentius de miseria conditionis humane. Opp. Colon. 1575, Tom. I. pp. 421-450. Begins:

Miserabilis est humane condicionis ingressus... 9. ff. 222 6—225 a. Four sections upon Grace, its source, effects, &c. appended to the Meditationes D. Bernardi, § 2, supra. Begins:

Ad bonum gracie... Ends :

diabolo et angelis ejus

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f. 225 contains a collection of maxims in Latin and English. ff. 226—7 contain tables of contents to Nos. 4, 5, and 8, with additional maxims. ff. 228–9 contain some devotional writing, which has been partly expunged to receive a note on Bissextile, and others of no importance.

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A paper book, in quarto, xviith century.
A COMMONPLace Book, containing,

a. An alphabetical series of ‘Definitions and Characters-Eldred Reuett.' This on the title-leaf.

The first article has the heading, ‘Notes out of a booke entituled, A safeguard from shipwreck to a prudent catholiq, and the Animadversions of Dr D. froth.'

There are quotations also from the 'English Gentleman,'' English Lawier,' ‘The Holy Court, Shelford's Sermons, Dr Andrewes' 'paterne of Catechisticall doctrine,' Heylin's Geog., Speculum Mundi, Preston's Breastplate, Davenantii determinationes,' &c. The last word is Zones. b. Some lines beginning:

They seem a generation that did search

Birth through the bowels of theyr mother church. c. A copy of a letter To Capt. Dudley Louelace into the Low Countryes,' from Eld. Revett, Junii 20; and of another letter without name or address.

d. Collections out of the History of Polybius, translated by Grimeston. This like b and c extends only to one leaf, ending abruptly in the middle of the second page.

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A small quarto, on paper, consisting of 106 leaves, each page containing 18–20 lines, written in a neat running hand, in the latter part of the xvith century


Prefixed is a letter of 8 pages:

Clarissimo et ornatissimo viro Gualtero Mildmaio equiti aurato et regii fisci Cancellario Nicolaus Carrus, S. T. P. Begins :

Etsi jam aliquot anni sunt, ex quo primum cæpi.... Then follows a Præfatio of 19 pages, in which he discusses the merits of the Ten Orators and of Cicero: after which is given a translation of the

three Olynthiacs and the four Philippics of Demosthenes, together with the
arguments of Libanius.
The last words of the translation are:

aut neminem præter vosmet ipsos de afflicto reipublicæ statu accusetis. On the first page of the last leaf are these words:

Libellum hunc in mei usum transcribi curavit Reverendus admodum et eruditissimus vir Thomas Marshallus, S.T.P., Decanus Glocestriensis et Collegii Lincoln. apud Oxonienses Rector meritissimus : dono vero mihi dedit optimus amicissimus plurimisque nominibus colendus Georgius Hicks, S. T. P., Decanus Wigorniensis, ejusdemque collegii

quondam socius. L. M. M. M. D. C. Q. Ab. Seller. Carr's translation was printed in 4to, Lond. 1571. See Tanner, Bibl. Brit.

p. 155.

This MS. originally belonged to N. Carr, whose name is written on the first leaf. He probably wrote the whole MS. It is bound up with the two following MSS.

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A quarto, on paper, containing ff. 32, with from 30 to 32 lines in each page: it is paged throughout and has catchwords in every page.

· LITURGIÆ S. Basilii magni, S. GREGORII Theologi, S. CYRILLI Alexandrini, ex Arabico conversæ, a Victorio Scialach, Accurensi Maronita e Monte Libano. Augustæ Vindelicorum. 1604.'

A MS. copy of a printed work bearing the same title (which is in the Library in a volume of tracts, Dd. 111. 9); it affords a few various readings, written over the words intended to be changed ; even the corrigenda are copied.

f 31 contains a note of the transcriber not in the printed copy, extract from Alvar. Gomasius, the author of the Res gestæ of Ximenes, attacking Luther, Bucer, &c. for their treatment of the Scriptures.

f. 32 contains a note in a different and later hand on this tract, and the Greek rituals generally.


with an



Dd. iv. 58. A small quarto, on parchment, of 105 leaves : probably of the xilth century.

1. ff.1-8. S. Gregorii magni Homiliæ in Ezechielem.

Imperfect, containing only Lib. 1. Hom. 1, 2. The Preface is
wanting and also the conclusion.
Begins :

Dei omnipotentis aspiratione...
Ends :

similitudo quatuor anima...
Opp. Paris, 1675, Tom. I. pp. 1138—1149 c.
2. ff. 9 a—103 a. 'Beda in Evangelium Marci,' also imper-

. . ·
fect. Opp. Giles, Lond. 1844, Vol. x.

ff. 92–106. contain a list of the capitula.

ff. 106–116. Annotatio Evangeliorum quæ consuetudinaliter leguntur et ubi requiri debeant. f. 12 is blank.

In f. 13 a follows the preface : In expositione Evangelii...

Between ff. 13 and 14 a leaf is lost, containing the commencement of the
Exposition itself, the title of which is at foot of f. 13 b.
f. 14 a begins :

Angelos posse vocari... (p. 5, Giles.)
Ends :

omnibus holocaustomatibus et sacrificiis. (p. 192, Giles.)
3. ff. 103 a-105 6. Codex peccatoris Benedicti.' Bibl. Patt.
Vett. Col. Agr. 1618, Tom. vi. pp. 435, 6.
Begins :

In primis nocturnis horis cum ad opus...

debent monachi cotidie adimplere. Explicit.
The MS. differs slightly from the printed text. A leaf is missing between
ff. 103 and 104.

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A small quarto, on paper, of 247 leaves, double columns, 29 lines in each : the leaves are numbered. The date, 1489, is given

on last page.

A translation of S. BERNARD's SERmons, in Dutch.

ff. ]-89. The woii. Sermons on Psalm wc., with the Preface. Opp. Paris, 1839, Vol. 1. pp. 1835–1926.

Rubrick. Hier beghint dat prologus des heylighen abts S. Bernardus op ten Psalm “Qui habitat.'

Begins :

Brueders ic aensie uwen arbeyt...

alis ghebenedyt God in der ewicheyt. Amen.
ff. 90 2–217 b. Sermones de Diversis. Ibid. pp. 2293 sqq.

Sermons 1-3 of the MS. are identical with those in the Edition.
Sermon 4 appears to correspond with Serm. vi. in Quadrag. p. 1830.
Sermons 5—32 are 4–31 of Edition.

33 is 36

34 . 32

35-37 are 40-42
Rubric, f. 90. Die sin die Sermonem sunte Bernardus dat in Latyn de
diversis heet. Dat eerste sermoen von versmademe der werlt.
Begins :

T'iste male een waer woert...
Ends :

... in dat regiment der caritaten. Amen.
On f. 247 b, col. 2, are these notes :

O mensche en wilt dese werlt nyet mynnen
Si haten se diese te gronde bekennen
Hoer blytscap is mit rouwen ghemenget
Dat loen dat se horen mynres schenct
Is ewighe pyn na deser tyt

Hoet u daervoer wie ghi oec syt.
Die boec is ghescreven int jaer ons heren m cccc eñ lxxxix en wert
gheeynt des vridages na S. Mertyn translacio.

Een ave Maria om Gods wil voerden sonner.

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A long quarto, on paper; in good preservation. It consists of 204 numbered leaves, each page containing six lines of music on staves of five lines. Date of the writing about 1600. On the second leaf is the following account of the MS. :

' The gyfte of M' Henry Bury clerke deceased; that branch of his last Will which concerneth this book is as followeth, viz. Item, my will is that my two song bookes, either of which containeth all M" Waterhouse' songs of 2 parts in one, upon the plaine song of Myserere about a 1000 waies, shall be given, the one of them to Oxforde and the other to Cambridge; whear I hope they shal be kept or published in print for the credit of Englishmen and for better proserving and continewing that wonderful work.'


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