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Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs with Gloss. Vita of and works by Bernard of Clairvaux OCist. Bede the Venerable, Commentary on Catholic Epistles(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Parabole etc. Glosatae. Vita S. Bernardi etc. Beda super Epistolas Canonicas
Codicology:Vellum, 318 x 230 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12.5 x 8.5 in.), ff. 274 + 2, three main volumes. Cent. xii and xiii.
Multivolume:
Volume I: Cent. xiii, pointed hand, text gloss, double and triple columns.
Volume II: Double columns of 37 lines. Cent. xii, in a fine hand. Initial in green, yellow, brown.
Volume III: Double columns of 34 lines. Cent. xii, early? The hand resembles that of Christ Church.
Collation: 1 flyleaf, 112-412 | 58-138 1412 | 158-228 | 2312 (wants 12) one flyleaf 248 (+ one paper leaf after 4) 258-318 (+ 2).
Provenance:All from Rochester, as will appear. Probably the book was given to Parker by the Dean of Rochester, a letter from whom is inserted.
Provenance:
Volume I: At bottom of f. 1r “Liber de claustro Roffensi per A. vicarium de Stoke” .
Volume II: f. 49r, “liber de claustro Roffensi per paulinum priorem” .
Volume III: In lower margin of f. 209r, “Liber de claustro Roffensi Alkewini ep. (erased) monachi” .
Additions:On the flyleaf is an original table of contents enumerating articles 2-13, omitting 12 (13 being added): then articles 1 and 12 are added in different hands.
Foliation: ff. i-iii + 1-275 + iv(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
Volume I
1.
1r-48v
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs with Gloss (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Parabolae Salamonis, Ecclesiastes, et Cantica canticorum cum glossa (Content authored by Nasmith)
1r
Imo paginae inscribitur, “Liber de claustro Roffensi per L. [recte A.](Content authored by Corpus Christi College) vicarium de Stoke.” (Content authored by Nasmith)
1r
Parabolae glosatae
Prologue
1r
Incipit:
Jungat epistola
Gloss ends
27v
Explicit:
remunerante deo
28r
Ecclesiastes glosatus
28r
Incipit:
Memini me
Ends
36v
Explicit:
ad uoluptates hortari
37r
Cantica glosata
37r
Incipit:
Quatuor mihi in hoc opere
Ends
48r
Explicit:
memoria non tenemus
48v blank
Volume II
2.
49r-100v
William of Saint-Thierry OCist, Arnold of Bonneval OCist, and Geoffrey of Auxerre OCist, Vita Sancti Bernardi(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Vita Sancti Bernardi abbatis [Claraevallensis] a tribus abbatibus conscripta libri v (Content authored by Nasmith)
Primus liber autorem habuit Willelmum abbatem Sancti Theodori; huic vero immediate adjungitur, “Subscriptio operis precedentis quam auctore defuncto Burchardus abbas Balnensis apposuit” quae tota est in laudem predicti Willelmi; liber secundus debetur Arnaldo abbati Bonaevallis; tres ultimos libros edidit Gaufridus abbas Claraevallensis(Content authored by Nasmith)
Primo folio hujus vitae inscribitur, “Liber de claustro Roffensi per Paulum priorem.” (Content authored by Nasmith)
49r
Rubric:
Incipit prologus Domini Willelmi Abbatis Sancti Theodori in uitam Sancti Bernardi Abbati
(BHL. 1211-16: printed by Surius etc. P. L. CLXXXV 225)
49r
Incipit:
Scripturus uitam serui tui
49v
Explicit:
propositum aggrediamur
49v
Rubric:
Explicit prologus
49v
Rubric:
Incipit uita Sancti Bernardi xiiio kal. Septembris
49v
Incipit:
Bernardus burgundie partibus
The subscriptio of Burcardus ends
65v
Explicit:
sed morte preoccupato
65v
Rubric:
Incipit prologus Arnaldi Abbatis Boneuallis in librum sequentem de eadem uita
65v
Incipit:
Uirorum illustrium gesta
66r
Explicit:
excusabit affectus
66r
Rubric:
Explicit prologus
66r
Rubric:
Incipit liber secundus
66r
Incipit:
Ea tempestate honorius
78r
Explicit:
pacis desiderata serenitas
78r
Rubric:
Incipit prologus in tres ultimos libros quos edidit Gaufridus Clareuallensis Abbas quartus de uita Sancti Bernardi Abbatis
78r
Incipit:
Clarissimi fratres
78v
Explicit:
rationis obsequitur
78v
Rubric:
Innumeris quidem signis
85v
Liber IV
95v
Liber V
100v
Explicit:
tu super omnia deus benedictus in secula. Amen
100v
Rubric:
Explicit uita D. Bernardi Abbatis
This copy was examined in 1885 for Dr G. H ffer of M nster
3.
100v-118v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, Vita Sancti Malachiae(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Vita Sancti Malachiae archiepiscopi Hibernensis scripta per Sanctum Bernardum [Claraevallensem] (Content authored by Nasmith)
100v
Prologue
100v
Incipit:
Semper quidem
101r
Explicit:
comperta sunt uobis
101r
Incipit:
Malachias noster ortus
(P. L. CLXXXll 1073, etc.)
118v
Explicit:
habuimus hospitem habeamus ducem tecum et cum ipso pariter regnaturi in secula seculorum. Amen
118v
Rubric:
Explicit
4.
118v-119v
Anecdote related by Domnall, archbishop of Cashell (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Historia miraculi de quodam educto de corpore ex relatione Donati Cassiliensis archiepiscopi (Content authored by Nasmith)
118v
Incipit:
Retulit mihi dominus donatus cassiliensis
119v
Explicit:
britanniam deduci fecit ad portum
5.
119v-125v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, Apologia ad Guillelum Sancti Theodorici abbatem(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liber apologeticus beati Bernardi [Claraevallensis] de vita et moribus religiosorum ad Willelmum abbatem (Content authored by Nasmith)
119v
Incipit:
Uenerabili patri Willelmo frater fratrum
125v
Explicit:
precor et supplico. Valete
6.
125v-132v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, Epistolae(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Beati Bernardi [Claraevallensis] epistolae iv, quarum 1ma ad cardinales contra haereses Petri Abelardi; 2da ad magistrum Hugonem de Sancto Victore de eadem re; 3tia ad Henricum regem Angliae; 4te ad Willelmum abbatem (Content authored by Nasmith)
a.
125v
Rubric:
Ad Cardinales
126r
Incipit:
Dominis et patribus
Epistola 188
b.
126r
Rubric:
Ad Hugonem
126r
Incipit:
Si tibi uideor
Epistola 77 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
c.
130v
Incipit:
Henrico illustri ... In terra uestra
Epistola 92 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
d.
131r
Incipit:
Domino abbati Willelmo frater Bernardus...Si nemo scit
Epistola 85 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
f. 132r-132v blank
7.
133r-144v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, De praecepto et dispensatione(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bernardus abbas de dispensatione et precepto (Content authored by Nasmith)
Here begins a hand of the type of the Christ Church Canterbury hand
133r
Rubric:
Prologus
133r
Incipit:
Domno Abbato columbensi
133r
Explicit:
congruentius uideatur
133r
Rubric:
Explicit prologus
133r
Rubric:
Incipit liber ad duos monachos carnotenses
133r
Incipit:
Qua mente iam tacebo
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXXII 861)
144v
Explicit:
satisfacere studui
144v
Rubric:
Explicit liber de dispensatione et precepto
8.
144v-156v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, De XII gradibus humilitatis(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Idem de gradibus humilitatis et superbiae (Content authored by Nasmith)
144v
Diagram of the Gradus humilitatis et superbie in ladder-form
145r
Incipit:
In hoc opusculo cum illud
145r
Explicit:
intimare curavi
145r
Rubric:
Incipit liber domini Bernardi abbatis de Gradibus humilitatis
145r
Incipit:
Rogasti me frater G.
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXXII 941)
156v
Explicit:
in nostro codice leges
9.
157r-166r
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, De diligendo Deo(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liber ejusdem de diligendo Deo (Content authored by Nasmith)
Change of hand
157r
Rubric:
Incipit liber eiusdem de diligendo deo
( P. L. CLXXXII(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 973)
157r
Incipit:
Uiro illustri domino A.
166r
Explicit:
miserationis affectus
166r
Rubric:
Explicit liber de diligendo deo
10.
166r-193v
Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, De consideratione(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Idem de consideratione ad papam Eugenium, libri v (Content authored by Nasmith)
166r
Rubric:
Incipit liber Domini Bernardi Abbatis De consideratione ad papam eugenium
166v
Incipit:
Subit animum dictare
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXXII 727)
193v
Liber v ends
193v
Explicit:
non finis querendi
193v
Rubric:
Explicit liber quintus
11.
193v-196v
Serlo of Wilton, Commentary on the Lord's Prayer(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Expositio Serlonis in orationem dominicam (Content authored by Nasmith)
193v
Rubric:
Seruis Christi conseruus eorum Serlo orationem dominicam
193v
Incipit:
Protector noster aspice
196r
Explicit:
dulcedo cordium Iesus. qui est benedictus in secula. Amen
196r
Rubric:
Explicit
196r
(in a different hand)
196v blank
12.
197r-208v
John of Cornwall, Eulogium ad Alexandrum III(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Eulogium Iohannis Cornubiensis ad Alexandrum papam iii (Content authored by Nasmith)
In a rather small hand: no title
197r
Incipit:
Cum in prima eulogii editione
197r
Explicit:
libenter accipiat
197r
Rubric:
Eulogium Johannis Cornubiensis ad Alexandrum papam III
197r
Incipit:
In concilio turonensi
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CXCIX 1043)
207r
Explicit:
saluus esse non poterit. Finis
207v
Notes
A supplied passage: (a papal letter, belonging to f. 197r)
197v
Incipit:
Post salutationem etenim uestro nomine radiantem
197v
Explicit:
ipsam penitus detestentur(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
197v
Note on Spiritus sanctus repleuit orbem
Analysis of the Lord's Prayer and Beatitudes
f. 208r-208v blank but for a note on the recto beginning
208r
Incipit:
Multi ob sanguinis dignitatem ad ecclesiasticas promouentur dignitates
Volume III
13.
209r-275r
Bede the Venerable, Commentary on the Catholic Epistles(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Expositio venerabilis Bedae presbiteri in vii epistolas canonicas (Content authored by Nasmith)
209r
Rubric:
Incipit prologus Venerabilis Bede presbiteri super vii canonicas epistolas
(P. L. XCIII 9)
209r
Incipit:
Jacobus Petrus Iohannes
209r
Explicit:
ipse cognominauit
209r
Rubric:
Explicit prologus
209r
Rubric:
Incipit expositio Venerabilis Bede presbiteri super Epistolam lacobi apostoli
209v
Incipit:
Jacobus dei et domini nostri Iesu Christi seruus
There are a good many marginalia of cent. xvi
Ends
275r
Explicit:
et nunc et in omnia secula seculorum. Amen
275r
Rubric:
Explicit expositio Venerabilis Bede presbiteri
275r
Rubric:
Incipit Epistola Sancti Iude apostoli
14.
213r-213v
Letter of Walter Phillips, dean of Rochester, 1560 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Gualteri Philippi decani Roffensis ad universam pubem ludi literarii Roffensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
in chartis(Content authored by Nasmith)
On a leaf of paper stuck in after f. 212v, written in cent. xvi
213r
Rubric:
Uniuerse pubi Roffensis ludi literarii Gualterus Philippus p. D. S.
213r
Incipit:
Quoniam in huius noui anni auspicio
Thanking them for a letter and wishing them good progress
213r
“Denique hoc unum restat a vobis exorandum, et spero confore, videlicet ut vos qui nullas adhuc ad me dedistis literas sicuti iussum erat a preceptore, velitis saltem ad petitionem meam sibi dare libenter treis plagas, et sic dando (ni fallar) aliquid accipietis, ut hunc nouum annum felicius auspicaremini”
Dated Rochester 13 January 1560. 3 Elizabeth