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The original Latin statutes of Magdalen college, Oxford, as framed in 1459, written chiefly in about 1485 in Oxford

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MS. Rawl. Q. c. 14

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The original Latin statutes of Magdalen college, Oxford, as framed in 1459, copied out in about 1485 (as far as fol. 92), and continued by successive contemporary additions to about 1579, interleaved with paper.

The additions are ordinations, compositions, rescripts from the visitor, and the like. fols. 137, 139 are torn. On fols. 144-7 is a short Latin summary (imperfect at beginning and end) of Zech., Malachi, 1 & 2 Macc., Prov., Eeclus. (from cap. iii), Eecles., Song of Songs, Wisdom, Matth., Luke, Mark, John, Acts, Gen. Epp., Rev.: written in the 15th century.

There is a table of contents on fol. 3, which covers fols. 5-107 (to 1495).

Dates

  • written chiefly in about 1485 in Oxford

Extent

149 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Rawl. Q. c. 14

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. V, no. 27858.

A description of this item is in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MS. Rawl. Q. c. 14.

Custodial History

This volume certainly belonged to Dr. R. Rawlinson.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

12 7/8 × 10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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