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Four mutilated leaves from the binding of bp. Gervase Babington's Works (Lond. 1615, fol.)

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MS. Mus. d. 103

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Four mutilated leaves from the binding of bp. Gervase Babington's Works (Lond. 1615, fol.) marked B. 9. 12 Th. in the Bodleian, forming part of one or more love songs, with musical notes. One sentence is 'Of one accorde owre harttes be knytt in one thorou jugement of desyre, and nowe be we at one.' Fols. i, 5-end are blank. The fragments have probably been in the Library since about 1615-20.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 16th century

Extent

37 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 103, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. d. 103

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20444

Abstract

Four mutilated leaves from the binding of bp. Gervase Babington's Works (Lond. 1615, fol.)

Biographical / Historical

Gervase Babington (1550-1610) was a churchman and Bishop of Llandaff, Exeter and Worcester.

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. 30644

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced about 1887.

Bibliography

  • See 'Early Bodleian Music', I. xxiv (§ 20) and facsimiles 105-108, II. 192. I dated them 'about 1495.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
Four mutilated leaves from the binding of bp. Gervase Babington's Works (Lond. 1615, fol.)
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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