The 'Practica cirurgie' of mr. John de Arderne of Newark, Written in the 15th century in England
The 'Practica cirurgie' of mr. John de Arderne of Newark, composed in 1376, of which a more orderly version is in MS. Ashmole 1434. The treatise beg. 'Practica magistri Johannis Arderne de Newarke cirurgici. Ego Johannes ...' at fol. 46 and is continued at fol. 1, ending at fol. 24v 'Explicit practica sirurgie magistri Johannis Arderne'.
The 15th-cent. table of contents (fols. iv-xiv) refers neither to the contemporary rubrics nor the present foliation. A 17th-cent. index on paper is now fols. ii-iiiv, and 53.
- Creation: Written in the 15th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Barlow 34
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. 6468
Fol. xiv, 'Iste liber pertinet ad me Robert' (16th cent.). On the inner back cover 'Thomas Grey, Thomas Nevill, Richard Ducke', and other scribblings (16th cent.), and on fol. 63v (rev.) 'Me possidet Huissus [? Huish] medicus ἰɑτρος' (17th cent.).
On paper (fols. i-xi) and parchment
8 4/5 × 6 1/2 in.