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'La Somme appelle La Miroir a Justices'

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MS. Bodl. 434
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'La Somme appelle La Miroir a Justices, vel Speculum Justiciariorum factum per Andream Horne', in five chapters, copied, as a note on fol. 3 states, from an old MS. belonging to Francis Tate (d. 1616), collated with a MS. at Corpus Christi college, Cambridge. Horne was probably not the author, but reviser or editor. Some notices of Horne are transcribed on fol. 2. See no. 12067.


  • Creation: Written early in the 17th century in England


181 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 434, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 434

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17961


'La Somme appelle La Miroir a Justices'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 2371

Custodial History

Manuscript 2902 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'William Blathwayt pretium 3li. 3° die Junij 1631': 'Augusti 20. 1637. Liber Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ ex dono Guilelmi Blathwayt ex Societate Medii Templi Armigeri'.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 7 7/8 in.

'La Somme appelle La Miroir a Justices'
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