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'Scraps', partly from bindings,

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MS. Eng. th. e. 1
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'Scraps', partly from bindings, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. two leaves of parchment in one piece, containing (1) part of a treatise on usury, of which cap. 26 begins 'zif a man lete his horse, his oxe or cow', and part of a moral treatise of which cap. 2 is on lesing, i.e. lying, and cap. 3 a dialogue between Dives and Pauper, beginning 'Diues. Contra. We redyn in holi Writ that Pharao': written early in the 15th cent.
  2. Fol. 3. part of a 15th cent. sermon
  3. Fol. 4. A leaf from a MS. of the Poor Caitiff, see artt. 1-2 of no. 21587 (15th cent.)
  4. Fol. 13. A cyclo-styled 'Apologia' of the rev. Edw. T. Stevens, July 2, 1892


  • Creation: Written in the 15th, 17th, and 19th century


14 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Eng. th. e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20399


'Scraps', partly from bindings,

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. V, no. 30521

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1896: see no. 30479.

Physical Facet

On parchment and paper


8 7/8 × 7 1/4 in.

'Scraps', partly from bindings,
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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