'Iste libellus doctrinalis est collectus ex edificatoriis et multum notabilibus autoritatibus sacre scripture...', Written in the 1st half of the 15th century in Holland
'Iste libellus doctrinalis est collectus ex edificatoriis et multum notabilibus autoritatibus sacre scripture: Quid aliud necesse est nisi ut bona cognoscamus et mala', beg. 'Augustinus dicit ad fratres' (fol. 1). A collection of theological commonplaces chiefly from the Bible and the fathers, in four parts, with a contemporary table of contents referring to the original foliation in Roman numerals by the scribe.
- Creation: Written in the 1st half of the 15th century in Holland
Language of Materials
MS. Marshall 108
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. 5306, 8673
Manuscript (74) was acquired by the Bodleian Library (8673).
(Fol. 1v) has in a 15th-cent. hand 'Pertinet iste liber conuentui sororum sancte Clare in Amstelred [Amsterdam]'. A detached sheet (fol. 103v) has in a late 15th-cent. hand a 'specialis memoria pro [animabus] Henrici et Gretta Grechta vxoris eius'. A torn printed label on the back has 'Pontificius M ...' (perhaps 16th cent.). The water-mark is a fish.
On paper and (fols. i-iii, 97-105) parchment, binding, stamped brown leather over bevelled boards, contemporary
6 × 4 1/2 in.