'45 sermones magistri Alexandri nequam. Ade supprioris', Written in the early 13th century in England
'45 sermones magistri Alexandri nequam. Ade supprioris' (fol. 1v), i.e. the sermons of Alexander Nequam or Neckham, beg. 'Nox precessit dies autem appropinquabit', with a concordance added in the late 15th cent. by Clemens Cantyrbery (fol. ix) and 'tituli sermonum' (fol. xvi), followed by a synopsis of the passion from the four gospels (fol. 145).
- Creation: Written in the early 13th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Wood empt. 13
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. 8601
This MS. was D viii G ii at St. Augustine's, Canterbury (fol. 1v), and was perhaps brought to Oxford by one of the scholars sent from St. Augustine's to Canterbury hall.'S.C.' and 'Clemens Cantyrbery' on outer back cover (see above).
'Aug. 5, 1682 I received this book from mr. Thomas Lees (sometimes of All Souls college) school-master of Faversham in Kent, by the hands of Edw. Waterman of Universitye college. Anton. à Wood' (fol. 1v).
- See for custodial history M. R. James, Ancient Libraries of Canterbury and Dover, pp. 268, 517, and Strickland Gibson, Early Oxford Bindings , no. 6.
On parchment, bound in stamped brown leather on boards, Oxford work of about 1470
8 1/5 × 5 4/5 in.