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At end: 'Explicit Musica ecclesiastica, tres continens partes', Written in A.D. 1469 in England

MS. Selden Supra 93
Held at the Weston Library

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At end: 'Explicit Musica ecclesiastica, tres continens partes', the Imitatio Christi of Thomas a Kempen, with lists of chapters of parts 2 and 3, but without the fourth book, and wanting a leaf or two at beginning.

'Scriptus erat liber iste anno Verbi incarnati Ihesu millesimo quadringensimo . lxix°. Et anno ... domini Edwardi ... regis Anglie ... octauo . Eleyson ymas.' Some prayers and theological notes follow at fol. 135, and near the end a praise of London, 'Turris, campana, pons, flumen, femina, lana, | et decus ecclesie sunt tibi, Londonie . Hec dicta sunt [per] Sigismundum imperatorem [de] Londoniis tem[pore] Henrici regis quinti', i.e. circa A.D. 1416 (fol. 142). The name of R[obert] Bale occurs at fol. 138v.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1469 in England


143 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Selden Supra 93


Old Selden mark = 93

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. 3481

Custodial History

Manuscript 3495 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.


6 3/8 × 4 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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