Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 446 (V.5.16)
Title: Expositio Svper Epistvlas Catholicas
Images: [ MS Hunter 446 fol.30v-31r ]
Date of Creation: Between 1099 and 1199
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Venerabilis Bedae, Expositio Svper Epistvlas Catholicas.
Bede's Commentary on the Catholic Epistles:
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1-3): INCIPIT PROLOGVS VENERABILIS BEDE PRESBITERI . | SVPER . VII . CANONICAS EPISTOLAS . [rubric] | I [blue and green initial with gestures] ACOBVS . PETRVS . IOHANNES . iudas septem epistolas edi- = Migne, 93. 9.
Ends (15, 4 recto lines 20-22): secula seculorum. Amen. | EXPLICIT EXPOSITIO BEDE PRESBITERI . IN EPISTOLA | IVDE APOSTOLI. = Migne, 93. 130.
Remarks: On 1, 1 recto in a XVII. Cent. hand: Henricj Spelman Lib.
On 15, 4 verso in an early XV. Cent. hand are 16 lines of quotation, beginning: De uita sancti Thome martiris hec lex capitula sumpta sunt | Animadvertit uir sanctus hoc esse studium regis | ut ecclesie libertas in ius regni redigeretur. Et ut palam and ending: Quod laici. seu rex. seu alii tractent causas de decimis | uel ecclesiis.
These lines are diagonally crossed out, and in the same coloured ink is written in a nearly contemporary hand: Thomas peckam filius praxatoris anten eutus (?)
The autograph on 1, 1 recto is probably that of Sir Henry Spelman (1564?-1641), the historian and antiquary. See Dict. Nat. Biog. liii. 328.
[Formerly Q.5.22; Q.5.85]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 10 x 7, ff. 117, well written in single cols. of 30 lines, each 7 x 4, margined and ruled with bodkin, no catchwords, no signatures, foliation (XIII.-XIV. Cent.) in brown crayon, capitulation in ink (early XV. Cent.), ornamental coloured initials, rubrics, running titles, rubricated quotations, sub-titles green and blue, marginalia much cropped, otherwise well preserved, fol. sec. Incipit. Late Cent. XII.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-tooled inside margins, edges, sides (elaborate floral border with bees and birds) and panelled back, gilt edges, title (gilt) on green morocco shield: VELLUM | MANU= | SCRIPT. Cent. XVII.-XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 370.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Commentary
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 370.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Bede The Venerable, Saint 673-735
provenance: Thomas Peckam 15th cent.
provenance: Sir Henry Spelman 1564?-1641
Historian.
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