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Transcripts by Francis Junius, Written in the mid-17th century by Francis Junius

MS. Junius 52
Held at the Weston Library

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Transcripts by Francis Junius of items in Cott. MSS. Tib. A. iii, Claud. D. iii, and Tit. A. iv comprising:

  1. The rule of st. Benedict in Old English (Tit. A. iv) (fol. 1)
  2. The rule of Ǽthelwold, bishop of Winchester, 'de consuetudine monachorum' in Old English (fol. 71)
  3. The rule of st. Benedict in Old English with that of Fulgentius in Latin interlined (fol. 73)
  4. 'Regula sanctimonialium' in Latin from Claud. D. iii (fol. 81)
  5. 'Monasterialia indicia' in Old English (fol. 93)
  6. Excerpts from the constitutions of king Edgar 'de reparanda ... monastica vita' in Old English and Latin (fol. 103)


  • Creation: Written in the mid-17th century by Francis Junius


118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100)
  • Latin


MS. Junius 52

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. 5164


  • The whole has been printed by the Early English Text Society, ser. i, vol. 90. For the value of the transcript see The Academy , Sept. 27, 1890, p. 274.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/5 × 6 3/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom