Bernardini Ochini Sene[n]sis de Christo sermo ex Italico in Latinum conversus
'Bernardini Ochini Sene[n]sis de Christo sermo ex Italico in Latinum conversus': beg. 'Quid Christus sit et quamobrem in mundum venerit. Si ovicula non cognosceret suum pastorem.' This is a translation by, and wholly in the handwriting of, Queen Elizabeth I, who prefixed a preface addressed to King Edward VI, and dated and signed 'Enfeldię, 30 Decembris. Maiestatis tuę humillima soror & scrua Elizabeta.'
The volume was no doubt a New Year's gift to the King perhaps as early as for Jan. 1, 1547/8.
- Creation: written in the middle of the 16th century by Queen Elizabeth I
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 6, fols. 1-2]
MS. Bodl. 6
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CMD ID 18495
'Bernardini Ochini Sene[n]sis de Christo sermo ex Italico in Latinum conversus,' written in the middle of the 16th century by Queen Elizabeth I.
Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth I (1533–1603) was Queen of England and Ireland.
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. 27877.
'J. Bowle, Idmerston. July 25, 1759': 'Bibliotheӕ: Bodleianӕ. D.D. Aug. 15, 1765. J. B'
Immediate Source of Acquisition
There is no doubt however that the manuscript was given to and placed in the Bodleian in 1761.
On parchment; binding, red velvet, first half of 19th century.
8 7/8 × 4 5/8 in.
- Bernardini Ochini Sene[n]sis de Christo sermo ex Italico in Latinum conversus
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