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Excerpts chiefly from MSS. in the libraries of Trinity college and Corpus Christi college, Cambridge, Written about 1620-1638 by Richard James

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Excerpts chiefly from MSS. in the libraries of Trinity college and Corpus Christi college, Cambridge, among which the following are noteworthy:
  1. P. 9. Annals of st. Augustine's, Canterbury, from a MS. then C.C.C. 301, but now apparently Lambeth MS. 1213, of which other extracts are in no. 6508
  2. P. 14. 'John of Brompton' in MS. C.C.C. 96 (p. 14), 'Memoriale Walteri de Coventria' in MS. C.C.C. 175 (p. 18), the chronicle of Richard of Devizes in MS. C.C.C. 339 (p. 35)
  3. P. 51. the chronicle of Gervase of Canterbury, with a continuation to 1385, in MS. 729 at Trinity college, Cambridge
  4. P. 57. [Thomas] Baldwin's tract 'de sacramento altaris', an anonymous work 'de corpore Christi' (p. 59), and Rathramnus 'de eo quod Christus de virgine natus est' (p. 60), from MSS. at that time in the possession of dr. [? Nathaniel] Ward, of Cambridge
  5. P. 61. MS. C.C.C. 390, Giraldus Cambrensis 'Vita Gaufridi'; MS. C.C.C. 59, Merton priory annals to 1242 (p. 63); and MS. C.C.C. 60, the chronicle of John of Paris (p. 69)
  6. P. 78. MS. Dd. ii. 5 in the Cambridge University Library, being the Abingdon chronicle, followed by MS. C.C.C. 139, the chronicle of Richard of Hexham (p. 96), 'dialogus inter orthodoxum et catechumenum de ierarchia subcoelesti' in MS. Emmanuel College 9 (p. 108), and a note sub anno 1125 from the Peterborough chronicle (MS. Laud Misc. 636) at that time in the possession of William Lisle (p. 114)
  7. P. 115. the chronicles of John of Tynemouth and Thomas Walsingham in MS. C.C.C. 6, notes from a 'memoriale historicum a diluvio ad A.D. 1321' in the Cambridge University Library (p. 120), the Barnwell priory register at that time in the hands of Robert Hagar, but now MS. Harl. 3601 (p. 138), and the life of Robert [Losinga] bishop of Hereford from the Lambeth MS. 475 (p. 141)
  8. P. 161. the register of st. Mary's, Dublin, from MS. Rawl. B. 495, or Cott. MS. Tib. A. xi, followed by excerpts from the statutes of Corpus Christi college, Oxford (p. 168)

Dates

  • Written about 1620-1638 by Richard James

Extent

176 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. James 17

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. 3854

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/5 × 6 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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