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'Libellus ad illustrissimum...', Written late in the 15th century in Flanders (?)

MS. Selden Supra 77
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Libellus ad illustrissimum ... dominum Henricum Anglie et Francie regem ... septimum Gulielmi Parroni Placentini phisici de astrorum succincte [sic] vi fatali ... aduersus detestantes astrologiam iudicialem': beg. 'Confortant medici'. A miniature of Henry vii with his court is on fol. 4.


  • Creation: Written late in the 15th century in Flanders (?)


58 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Selden Supra 77


Old Selden mark = 77

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3465

Custodial History

'Arundel', presumably Philip Howard, earl of Arundel, 1580-89.

Manuscript 3480 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment, with one small miniature, illuminated border, capitals, etc.; binding, stamped leather, perhaps of a Flemish type, late 15th cent


6 7/8 × 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom