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Dd. XII. 46. A small quarto, on parchment, of 211 leaves, with about 27 lines in a page, written in the xvth century. ff. 87-98 are blank.

D. THOMÆ AQUINATIS OPUSCULA. Nearly all of these occur in the edition printed at Antwerp in 1612 A. D., to which references are given below: but $$ 3, 8, 15, 17, 20 have not been identified. 1. ff. 1-6. De tribus principiis nature.' Opusc. 31.

2. ff. 7-20. De natura materie.' Ibid. 32
3. ff. 21—30. De productione forme substantialis in esse.'

Sententiam solempnem...
Ends :

nec est ab alio : sed omnia ab ipso. Qui, &c.
4. ff. 31–57. De genere.' Ibid. 42.
5. ff. 57, 58. De principio individuationis.' Ibid. 29.
6. f. 59. De indiciis astrorum.' Ibid. 26.
7. ff. 60-72. De esse et essentia.' Ibid. 30.

8. ff. 73-86. De universali.'
Begins :

Universale esse satis planum est...
Ends : hec de universalibus dicta sufficiunt pro presenti.
9. ff. 99-109. De oppositis.' Ibid. 36.
10. ff. 109-112. De natura accidentis.' Ibid. 41.

11. ff. 112_117. De causa diversitatis secundum

This is part of Opusc. 70 ibid. Super Boetium de Trinitate.
12. ff. 117, 118. De commixtione elementorum.' Ibid. 33.
13. ff. 119-122. De occultis accionibus nature.' Ibid. 34.
14. ff. 122–125. De motu cordis.' Ibid. 35.
15. ff. 125–128. De unitate et uno.'
Begins :

Unitas est qua unaqueque res dicitur una...

... unaqueque est una et id quod est.
16. ff. 129–136. "De natura instantis.' Ibid. 36.

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17. ff. 136-138. De mensura et numero.'
Begins :

Secundum Philosophum decimo metaphysice...
Ends :

...sed principium ordinabilium.
18. ff. 139-143. De natura verbi intellectus,' Ibid. 14.

· ..
19. ff. 143-147. De eternitate mundi.' Ibid. 27.

20. ff. 149--169. * De potentiis anime.'
Begins :

Ut dicit Philosophus secundo de anima...
Ends :

...que sunt appetitiva et sensitiva.
21. ff. 170—211. "Tractatus Grammaticus.' Imperfect.
Begins :

Quoniam autem intelligere et scire contigit...
Ends :

...simul imperfect variari.
Some maxims, &c. are appended.


Dd. XII. 47. A 12mo, on vellum, containing ff. 502, in double columns, with 46 lines in each column. It has occasional illuminated initial letters. Date, the xivth century.

BIBLIA VULGATA SANCTI HIERONYMI. It is imperfect at the commencement, and begins in the middle of the prologue :

celi ezechieli qui populo peccatori clausi... The last few verses of Job are written over three times; a blank leaf follows f. 226 : f. 228 has been cut in half: the leaf containing the last verses of the Apocalypse is missing. The MS. concludes with an Index of Proper names with explanations. The books occur in the usual order, except that the Acts follows the Epistle to the Hebrews. The Psalter is omitted. St Matthew begins f. 379.

There are a few scholia in the margin.

In f. 38 is written the name James Piksmell: and in f. 226 that of Samuell Rustat.


Dd. XII. 48.
A paper book, in 12mo; 188 leaves.
REPORTS in the King's BENCH,' 3 Chas. I.


Dd. XII. 49.
A similar book, and in the same handwriting ; 184 leaves.
· REPORTS in the King's Bench,' 4 Chas. I.



Dd. XII. 50.
A duodecimo, on parchment, of 145 leaves, mutilated and
imperfect at both ends, written in three different hands. The
first two leaves are in a small but legible character; ff. 40—64 in
a different and larger handwriting, with about 35 lines in a page.
The remainder is in very pale ink, badly written, and full of
abbreviations, containing about 48 lines in a page. All the hand-
writings are of about the xvi th century.

1. ff. 1, 2. Sermons on Saints' days. A fragment.
Begins :

...corporales neque nunc nobis vocat...
Then follows a Sermon, 'In die S. Marie Magdalene,' and part of another,
'In die Assumpcionis,' ending :

... ut cum eo regnes in eternum. 2. ff. 3–64. A treatise on the Natural History of Animals, from Aristotle, Vincentius, &c. Begins :

Ecce camelus desertus... (followed by a quotation from Vincentius). Ends :

...sapientior omnibus pecoribus terre.
The next 3 leaves contain an Index to this.

3. ff. 67—119. A similar treatise on Trees.
Begins :

Abies secundum Ysidorum est arbor.
The six leaves, ff. 120-125, contain Indices to SS 3 and 4.

4. ff, 126-145. A similar treatise on Birds.
Begins :

Aquila potest...
Ends, the last leaf being torn, in red :

Explicit. Amen. 768

Dd. XII. 51. A duodecimo, on parchment, of 86 leaves, written in the xvth century. 1. ff. 1–66. An anonymous Tr


Compiled by an astronomer of Oxford; in English; very illegible.


Lyce lowys my sone I perceyue wel by certeyn evydencys þyn habilite to lerne sciencys. Ends :

And pat is pe 12 part of ye altitude of pe tour: and so of all oper &c. • Explicit Tractatus Astrolabiri.' Three leaves are blank.


This Latin poem has been often printed, but it does not appear that the editors have collated this MS. The order of the sections is different from all those of which Beckman speaks in his edition (Gotting. 1799) answering, however, most nearly to his own.

3. ff. 81-86. A small treatise on the Medical Use OF CERTAIN HERBS.

This tract is very illegible.
Begins :

Eliconia capud purgat, dolorem dentium mitigat, &c.

... Supercilii visio.


Dd. XII. 52. A 12mo, on paper, containing ff. 228, with 20 lines in each page. Date, of the xivth century.

A volume of Prayers in the Dutch language, with the heading of each prayer in red. It is imperfect at the commencement, Beginning:

relt leerre der waerkt en geuer.

heiligen geest in der ewichen. Amen.
On f. 1 is written the date 1591, probably by a former possessor.

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A duodecimo, on paper; 166 leaves : of the xvuth century.

This book is in English ; and contains directions for compounding chemical preparations. ff. 30—157 are blank. There are miscellaneous notes and prescriptions in ff. 158_161.

The author's only published work is Medulla Chymiæ. 12mo. London, 1683.

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Dd. XII. 54.
A small quarto, on parchment, of 50 leaves, with about 21
lines in a page, written in the with century.

1. ff. 1-6. Horologium.'
Begins :

Quos cursu solis jungant sua tempora menses...
Ends :

Tali herede Creator
Clauso temporis orbe

Perfectoque quiescet.
D'Achery, Spicil. Paris, 1723, 11. pp. 61–64.
2. ff. 7–11. 'Epistola Wandalberti ad Otricum.'
Begins :

Veteri et perantiquo precepto monemur...
Ibid. pp. 39, 40.
3. ff. 11-17. Invocatio, &c.'
Begins :

Celsi cuncte parens, conditor etheris...
Ends :

Carmine promamus mentem pie suffice Christe.
Ibid. pp. 40–42.
4. f. 176. Hymnus in laude beati Amandi.'
Begins :

Amande presul optime Dignus tuo cognomine...
Ends :

Non segregemur a tuo Clemens pater, consortio.
5. ff. 19–50. "Martyrologium.'
Begins :

Primum nunc Jani vocitatum nomine...
Ends :

Maxima agrippine veteris quis moenia presunt.
Ibid. 11. 42–61.

6. f. 50 b. “Ymnus de festivitate S. Lupi Episcopi.'
Begins :

Tricasmorum antistitem virtute Christi nobilem...
Ends :

Una cum sancto Spiritu in sempiterna secula. Amen.
On the fly-leaf at the beginning is a paragraph 'Hic commemorantur
dies egyptiaci...' and on that at the end is a table shewing the position of
the Ides and Nones, with the number of days in each month.


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