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Martin of Troppau OP, Chronica pontificum et imperatorum. Letters, Charters and other Historical Writings (55)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronica Martini Poloni etc. Statuta, Chartae, Miscellanea
Codicology:Vellum, 325 x 225 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12.8 x 8 in.), ff. 253 + 3, mostly double columns of 30 lines, but with many variations and additions. Cent. xiv early, for the most part, written in a clear good hand of charter type.
Collation: a2 b1, 112 212 310 (+1) 46 (wants 4, 5) 512-812 (wants 1) 98 (+1) 1012-1612 (wants 12) 178 188 (wants 8) 1912 2012 216 (wants 6) 228 | 233 (paper) 248 (+ 1 after 7, and 2 after 8) 258 262 274 (wants 4).
Additions:Flyleaves (ff. 1r-2v)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) from a service-book containing lessons from I Regum (xiii-xiv).
At the top of 1r is (xvi):
“Yf ther be any nayme of the bysschope of Rome or ells any other matter apertayning to his usurpide powre in this bowke contayned I doe vtterly renownce them” .
Additions:On f. 3r in two columns, Original list of contents headed:
“Subscripta continentur sub hoc volumine” .
At the bottom are notes (a line each) of two miracles of the Virgin.
Provenance:At top (xvi): “hic liber scriptus ut apparet in cenobio martyn” .
The writer meant Merton Priory but was misunderstood by Nasmith:in coenobio D. Martini.(Content authored by Nasmith)
The book may be from West Langdon; cf. Articles 15 and 45.
Additions:On 3v a later table of contents (17 items), headed:
“Hec sunt contenta istius libri que secuntur” .
Research:Dr Liebermann in Neues Archiv IV 19, 35 gives some particulars of this MS.
Nasmith's list of contents is full. I note titles and incipits.
Foliation: ff. i-ii + 1-259 + iii-iv(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin, English and Anglo-Norman.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
4r-27v
Honorius Augustodunensis, Imago mundi (books 1-2) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Anselmi Cantuariensis imago mundi, libri ii (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hic libellus in alio codice hujus bibliothecae, viz. LXVI. 1. adscribitur Henrico canonico: caeterum omnino consonant haec duo exemplaria, si excipias prologos, qui sunt diversi, et chronologiam, quae ulterius deducitur in cod. LXVI(Content authored by Nasmith)
4r
(1r)
Rubric:
Incipit prologus cuiusdam doctoris clarissimi Anselmi super liber qui dicitur ymago mundi
4r
Incipit:
Ad instructionem multorum
Capitulum I
4r
Incipit:
Mundus dicitur quasi undique motus
(P. L. CLXXII 115)
16r
(13r)
Liber II
ends unfinished in “Etas quinta”
27v
(24v)
Explicit:
Sibilla septima cumana claruit et ezechiel
2.
28r-31v
Iohannes presbyter ('Prester John'), Epistola Manueli Comneno imperatori Graecorum(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola presbiteri Ioannis de India ad Emanuelem imperatorem Constantinopol (Content authored by Nasmith)
28r
(25r)
Rubric:
Hanc epistolam misit presbiter Iohannes de india ad emanuelem imperatorem constantantinopol
28r
Incipit:
Presbiter Johannes potencia et uirtute dei
31v
Explicit:
benedictus in secula
Collated by H. Bradshaw for Dr Zarncke
3.
31v-42v
Epistola Alexandri ad Aristotelem de situ Indie (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Alexandri regis magni Macedonis ad magistrum suum Aristotelem de situ Indiae (Content authored by Nasmith)
31v
(28v)
Rubric:
Incipit epistola Alexandri regis magni Macedonie ad magistrum suum Aristotelem de situ indie
31v
Incipit:
Semper memor
41v
Explicit:
optimi aristotelis indicium
f. 42r-42v blank
4.
43r-79v
Martin of Troppau OP, Chronica pontificum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronica Martini Poloni
Chronica Romanorum pontificum a tempore Jesu Christi et Octaviani imperatoris [usque ad Nicolaum III anno 1277, et recentiori manu ad Clementem VI, autore Martino Polono] (Content authored by Nasmith)
In hoc codice nulla fit mentio Johannae papissae(Content authored by Nasmith)
43r
(40r)
Rubric:
Cronica romanorum pontificum a tempore iesu Christi et Ottouiani imperatoris
43r
Incipit:
Anno xlii. Ottouiani Augusti
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XCIV, 1163)
Ends Nicholas III
78r
Explicit:
vito Kalendas Decembris sedit
78r
Continued by other hands to Clement VI
78r
Explicit:
Clemens successor eiusdem sedit annis
f. 78v-79v blank
See MGH. SS. XXII
5.
80r-85r
Ecclesiastical lists (cardinals, archbishops etc.) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Commemoratio stationum urbis Romae; - episcopi qui sunt immediate subjecti papae: - ecclesiae quinque parochiales in Roma: - ecclesiae in Roma quibus assignati sunt presbiteri vel diaconi cardinales: - archiepiscopi cum suis suffraganeis in Sicilia, Calabria, Apulia, Terra-laboris, Tuscia, Flaminia, Lumbardia, Dalmatia supra mare, Istria supra mare, Sclavonia, Hungaria, Polonia, Allemannia, Provincia, Burgundia, Francia, Normannia, Aquitania, Vasconia, Tocia (or Gocia), Catalonia, Hispania, Anglia, Dacia, Norwagia, Suescia, Scotia, Hybernia, Sardinia, ultra mare seu in parte infidelium; imperatores Romani et reges Christiani (Content authored by Nasmith)
80r
(77r)
Provinciale. Triple columns
6.
85v-88r
Catalogue of Roman pontiffs from St Peter to Nicholas III (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Catalogus pontificum Romanorum a beato Petro ad Nicolaum III (Content authored by Nasmith)
Ends
88r
Explicit:
Nicholaus natione romanus sedit
7.
88r-89r
On schismatics in the Roman Church (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De scismatibus in ecclesia Romana
De schismatibus in sede Romana (Content authored by Nasmith)
88r
(85r)
Incipit:
Eleutherius papa misit fuganum
To Alexander III
89r
Explicit:
Guido de crema Jo et hannes sunt anathema
Non puto peccaui nec falso grammaticaui.
Scismatici praui. si nomen scismaticaui
8.
89v-89v
Catalogue of Archbishops of Canterbury from St Augustine to Simon Meopham (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Catalogus archiepiscoporum Cantuar. a S. Augustino ad Simonem Mepeham (Content authored by Nasmith)
89v
(86v)
First hand goes to John Peckham. It is not the hand of the rest of the volume
9.
90r-96v
Catalogue of Roman pontiffs and emperors to Innocent III (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Catalogus omnium pontificum Romanorum et omnium imperatorum ad Innocentium III (Content authored by Nasmith)
90r
(87r)
Rubric:
Catalogus omnium pontificum romanorum et omnium imperatorum et primum de Ihesu Christo
90r
Incipit:
Dominus Ihesus Christus primus et summus pontifex
To Innocent III
96v
Explicit:
consecratus in festo cathedre Sancti Petri
10.
97r-98v
List of Synods (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De synodis nonnullis (Content authored by Nasmith)
98r
(94r)
(The last synod is cccx episcoporum temp. Alex. III)
f. 98r is a slip, verso (98v)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) blank
11.
99r-140v
Martin of Troppau OP, Chronica imperatorum(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronica Martini Poloni
Chronica imperatorum Romanorum ad annum 1308, autore Martino Polono (Content authored by Nasmith)
99r
(96r)
Incipit:
Post natiuitatem domini nostri Iesu Christi
(MGH. SS. xxii p. 443)
This portion ends
138r
Explicit:
et plerique puluere cuiusdam montis pro farina uterentur
MGH. p. 472
This is the end of the text edited by Fabricius (Codex A*)
There follows in the hand of the Continuator of the Papal Chronicle (no. 4) above
138r
(131r)
Incipit:
Ipsius etiam tempore in Burgundia imperiali per terram
139v
Explicit:
in Siciliam veniens est defunctus
(an extract from Martinus)
139v
(132v)
Then a South English continuation in the same hand
139v
(132v)
Incipit:
Anno 1290 capta est achon
In 1295 the martyrdom of St Thomas (de la Hale) of Dover
139v
“ad cuius tumulum fiunt miracula”
Ending in 1308
140r
Explicit:
omnibus templaribus et incarcerati sunt
140v blank
12.
141r-146v
pseudo-Methodius, De initio et fine saeculi(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liber Methodii [Paterensis] martyris de principio seculi et de regnis gentium et fine seculorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
141r
(134r)
Rubric:
Incipit prologus in liber Methodii martiris
141r
Incipit:
In nomine domini nostri Iesu Christi incipit liber methodii
141r
Explicit:
plurimum collaudauit
141r
Rubric:
Explicit prologus
141r
Rubric:
Incipit liber de primo miliario seculi
141r
Incipit:
Sciendum namque est nobis fratres karissimi
146v
Explicit:
unde nos dominus eripere dignetur. Qui cum patre etc.
Printed in Orthodoxographa etc.
13.
147r-149v
De situ, commendatio et mirabilibus Britanniae (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Beda de situ Britanniae, - commendatio ejusdem - et de mirabilibus ejus (Content authored by Nasmith)
a.
147r
(140r)
Incipit:
Insula britannie cui quondam abbiron (al. albion above the line)
147r
Explicit:
vocatur fossa tenditque per Lincolniam
b.
147r
(140r)
Incipit:
Britannia sicut legitur inter insulas omnes
147v
Explicit:
continet et Scociam totam
c.
147v
(140r)
Rubric:
Incipit tractatus de mirabilibus britannie
147v
Incipit:
Uentus egreditur de cauernis terre in monte qui uocatur Pec
Ends
149v
Explicit:
Ab incolis autem vocatur locus ille Rollendrith
14.
149v-158r
Annales de gestis Britonum, Saxonum, Danorum et Normannorum (to 1216) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Annales de gestis Britonum, Saxonum, Danorum et Normannorum, desinunt in anno 1216 (Content authored by Nasmith)
149v
(142v)
Rubric:
Incipiunt Annales de gestis Britonum. de gestis saxonum. de gestis danorum. de gestis normannorum. Prologus incipit
149v
Incipit:
Ad expediendas regni necessitates militiam
150r
Explicit:
subiugata fuisse non dubites
150r
Rubric:
De gestis Britonum
150r
Incipit:
Brutus genere Troianus filius Siluii
The original hand goes to the death of John. Another continues to the Coronation of Edward II
Hardy III 46, 291: “to 1216 it resembles Faustina A. VIII 15. Up to the accession of Richard I it is identical with Tib. A. IX 6 attributed to T. Wykes
15.
158v-180r
Merton Annals (from the arrival of the Normans to the year 1242) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Alia chronica brevissima a tempore adventus Normannorum in Angliam ad annum 1242 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Haec chronica ascribuntur Thomae Wickes canonico de Osneye a quodam neoterico, minime tamen concordant cum eis a Cl. Gale sub nomine hujus autoris editis, et potius ex frequenti mentione coenobii Mertonensis in agro Surriensi, cuidam ejus loci monacho ascribenda videntur(Content authored by Nasmith)
158v
(151v)
Rubric:
Incipiunt alia cronica breuissima a tempore aduentus Normannorum in Angliam. de fortuitis in hiis diebus contingentibus
158v
Rubric:
Anno Incarnationis domini mlxv. Ciclus annorum magnus D. xxxii bis a natiuitatis Christi decursus tertio incepit. Anno domini mlxvi Obiit Sancti eadwardus rex etc.
166r
On the year 1183 is a marginal note, “Hoc anno Will. de Auberuilla fundauit Abbaciam de Langeden” (West Langdon in Kent)
Ends
180r
(173r)
Explicit:
Eodem anno post festum Sancti Michaelis obiit Jocelinus episcopus Bathoniensis
180r
Rubric:
[finis sexterni]
Hardy III 10: rather fuller than Faust. A. VIII 36. By a Canon of Merton Priory
Liebermann, l. c. p. 36, says that it is neither by Wykes nor yet from Merton: “the end = Annals of Waverly sub anno 1242 (ed. Luard, to whom this copy was not known). The text appears to be better than his in one place”
16.
180v-180v
Services owed by the Barons of the cinque ports to the crown (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Les services qe les barouns des Cynk-portes deivent au roi de an en an par meer si mester est (Content authored by Nasmith)
Added on 180v
17.
180v-181v
Wardens of Dover Castle (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De wardis castri Dover (Content authored by Nasmith)
Added on 180v
181v blank
18.
182r-186v
Magna carta (confirmation of 1225) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Confirmatio magnae chartae a rege Henrico III sub initio ejus regni facta (Content authored by Nasmith)
182r
(175r)
Original hand
19.
186v-188v
Carta de forestis (confirmation of 1225) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta de forestis ejusdem regis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original hand
20.
188v-189r
Decree of the church for the peace of the realm and the liberty of the church, 1253 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sententia prelatorum pro pace regni et libertate ecclesiae, anno 1253 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original hand
21.
189v-190v
Letter of Innocent IV to the English bishops in answer to their letters concerning the Magna carta and Carta de forestis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Innocentii papae (IV) ad archiepiscopos et episcopos Angliae pro confirmatione literarum ab illis editarum de cartis precedentibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original hand
Potthast 15534
22.
190v-192r
Two bulls of Alexander IV confirming the Magna carta and Carta de forestis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Duae Bullae Alexandri papae pro confirmatione earundem cartarum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Memorandum quod tres predictae literae bullatae in custodia venerabilis patris Laurentii Roffensis episcopi, qui eas impetravit, remanserunt.(Content authored by Nasmith)
23.
192r-192v
Bull of Innocent IV to the clergy of the province of Canterbury concerning the taking of procurations by the archbishop (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bulla Innocentii papae IV pro clericis Cantuariensis provinciae ne solvant procurationes archiepiscopo ratione visitationis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Potthast 14628
24.
192v-193r
Bull of Innocent IV that no archbishop or suffragan shall prevent appeals to Rome (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bulla ejusdem papae ne archiepiscopus suffraganeorum suorum jurisdictionem impediat in appellationibus ad sedem apostolicam vel metropolitanam (Content authored by Nasmith)
25.
193r-193v
Charter of liberties granted to the county of Surrey by Edward I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta libertatum Surriae concessa per Edwardum I (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later hand
26.
193v-195r
The Law of Ol ron (The judgements of the sea) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oleroun de jugemens de la meer (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later hand, closely written
27.
195r-196v
Evidence of the liberty and immunity of the church of St Martin, Dover (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Testimonium libertatum et immunitatum ecclesiae Sancti Martini infra Dover a rege Withredo fundatae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later still (xiv late?)
189v blank
28.
197r-200v
The Statute of Marlborough (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta quae dicuntur provisiones de Marleberge (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original hand
29.
200v-211v
The Statute of Westminster I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Les establisemens del roi Edward fiz del roi Henri fist a Westminster a son premier general parlement (Content authored by Nasmith)
30.
211v-216v
The Statute of Gloucester (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Provisiones Glocestriae, partim Latine partim Gallice (Content authored by Nasmith)
31.
216v-217r
The Statute 'de religionis' (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statutum de religiosis 7 Edw. I (Content authored by Nasmith)
32.
217v-219r
The Statute of Merton (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Provisiones de Mertone 29 Hen. III (Content authored by Nasmith)
Possibly the original hand, but probably not
33.
219v-225v
The Statute of Westminster II (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta facta apud Westmonasterium 13 Edw. I (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later hand: still double columns
34.
226r-227r
King thelred to Ealdred, bishop of Cornwall, grant of privileges, 994 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta Adelridi regis de libertate ecclesiae (Content authored by Nasmith)
S 880 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Like the original hand. The preamble identical with the next
35.
227r-227v
King Cnut to St Mary's Exeter, confirmation of privileges, 1019 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta Cnuthonis regis de immunitatibus monasterii de Exencestre (Content authored by Nasmith)
S 954 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
See Kemble, Cod. Diplom. no. 729
36.
227v-229r
King Edward joins the two dioceses of Devon and Cornwall and transfers the see to Exeter, 1050 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta de translatione sedis cathedralis de Crideton in Exonie anno 1050 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Ib. no. 791
S 1021 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
229r blank
37.
229v-230r
Petitions at the Carlisle parliament, Hilary 1307 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Petitiones oblatae in parliamento apud Karleol (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later: double columns
38.
230r-231v
The Statute of Carlisle (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Edw. I contra gravamina et extortiones papae, et ordinationes ibidem factae in hac causa (Content authored by Nasmith)
Later: double columns
231v blank
39.
232r-232r
Bull of Pope John against the errors of master John de Senliac (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bulla Iohannis papae contra quosdam errores magistri Iohannis de Senliaco S. T. D. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Another hand
40.
232v-232v
Genealogical tables demonstrating the right of the English king in France (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tabula genealogica ostendens jus quod habet rex Angliae in regnum Franciae (Content authored by Nasmith)
41.
232v-232v
Writ or Assize of iuris utrum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Breve regis Waltero de Gloucest. escaetori suo citra Trentam directum, ut per sacrum proborum et legalium hominum inquirat, utrum quaedam tenementa in Leystona Knoteshale Theberton fuerunt abbatis et conventus Leystonae ante publicationem statuti de terris et tenementis ad mortuam manum non ponendis (Content authored by Nasmith)
42.
233r-233v
Verses 'on the times' (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Versus de tempore Iohannis Straw (Content authored by Nasmith)
(xiv late. 2 columns)
233r
Incipit:
Proh dolor accreuit nuper confusio rerum
Explicit:
Ut populi cernant ne cupiant vetita
Wright, Political Poems (Rolls) I 227 from this and another MS
43.
234r-236v
Letter of the barons to Clement VI (1244) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Lettre des barons au pape Clement VI (Content authored by Nasmith)
234r
an English translation of this letter written on paper in the 16th century is inserted immediately before it(Content authored by Nasmith)
Preceded by four leaves of paper of cent. xvi
44.
236v-237r
The manner of Richard II's abdication and Henry IV's election (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
La manere de la renonciation del roy Richard de sa corone et de la election del roy Henri le quarte puis le conqueste (Content authored by Nasmith)
45.
237v-241r
Proceedings of the visitation of Bayham abbey by William, abbot of Langdon (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Processus visitationis monasterii de Begeham per Willelmum abbatem de Langedone; in qua visitatione Laurentius abbas officium resignavit, et Lucas de Coldone electus est in locum ejus, anno 1315 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Double columns (earlier than 39-44)
A quarter of f. 238r-238v is cut away
Art. 45 is mentioned by Tanner in the Notitia(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
46.
241r-242r
Proceedings of the papal nuncio against King John (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Processus nuntii papae contra regem Ioannem (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hardy III 46
47.
242r-243r
Charter of King John ceding England to the pope as a vassal (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carta regis Iohannis facta papae et ecclesiae Romanae, qua se regnumque suum sedi apostolicae subjecit, et ad tributum annuum mille marcarum solvendum obligavit (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hardy III 46
48.
243r-243r
Bull of Innocent III confirming King John's charter concerning ecclesiastical elections (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bulla papalis confirmans chartam regis Iohannis de liberis electionibus ecclesiae Anglicanae, manu neoterica (Content authored by Nasmith)
Added in cent. xvi, Hardy III 46
49.
243v-244v
Statute of Edward III (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statutum Edwardi III, anno regni Angliae 200 Franciae 70 (Content authored by Nasmith)
quaedam folia excisa(Content authored by Nasmith)
Double columns
50.
245r-245r
Bull on the residence of priests (incomplete) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Conclusio bullae papalis pro residentia prelatorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
A larger hand, double columns
Dated
245r
Explicit:
Apud Sanctum Petrum IIIIto kalendas Aprilis Pontificatus anno secundo
51.
245v-254v
Tract on priestly office (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus theologicus de officio sacerdotali, et cetera (Content authored by Nasmith)
245v
(239v)
Incipit:
Paulus prelatis ait. Quamdiu sum gencium apostolus
Ends
254v
Explicit:
De secundis. Gaudens gaudebo in domino
254v
Rubric:
Hoc opus impletur propter quod scriptor ametur
52.
255r-256r
Summons to a provincial chapter, incorporating the copy of a bull of Benedict XII, 1337 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Citatio primi capituli provincialis, in qua inseritur copia et tenor bullae directae executoribus per Benedictum papam xii anno 1337 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Another hand, single lines
Copy attested by Joh. de Aldefeld notary of York diocese
53.
256v-257r
Decree of the Holy Roman Emperor that his election does not require papal confirmation, 1338? (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Decretum principum Romani imperii, quod imperator electus non debeat a papa confirmari, factum anno 1327 (Content authored by Nasmith)
alia quaedam excisa(Content authored by Nasmith)
257r
This is followed by a page in 2 columns containing the end of a tract De Sapientia Divina(?) ending
257r
Explicit:
que amicos dei et prophetas constituit. Capitulum 7. et hec ad presens de hiis sufficiant
257r
and a paragraph in defence of Thomas of Canterbury
257r
(251r)
Incipit:
Circa beatum virum dextere excelsi mutacionem
54.
257v-258v
Constitutions of Clarendon, 1164 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Constitutiones de Clarendon factae per Henric. II anno 1164 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Fraterculus, qui eas transcripsit, titulum apposuit, “funesti cyrographi gloriosi neomartyris Thomae primo exilii et postea martyrii causae” (Content authored by Nasmith)
Not in the same hand as 257r. Apparently an extract from Herbert de Bosham's Liber Melorum (ed. Giles)
55.
258v-259r
Letter of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Cistercians concerning tithes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Domini Cantuariensis archiepiscopi ad Cicestercienses (sic pro Cistercienses) de cupiditate in decimis exigendis reprimenda (Content authored by Nasmith)
56.
259r-259v
King Edgar's instructions to bishops and abbots (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Monitio regis Edgari praelatis et abbatibus, fine mutilata (Content authored by Nasmith)
In a good hand
Preceded by a note in the same hand on lower margin of 259r
259r
“Rex edgarus in ecclesiis construendis” etc., the end of which is cut off
The Monitio ends imperfectly
259v
Explicit:
et non deerit tibi potestas regia. et sic factum est
[Note (xvi): “finis epistole deest sed habetur in libro de potestate regia et ecclesiastica” ]