Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 467 (V.6.17)
Date of Creation: Between 1099 and 1399
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Michaelis, Monachi Dovoriensis, Ars Calcvlatoria.
Michaelis, Monachi Dovoriensis, (Secvndvm S. Avgvstinvm), Compotvs Ecclesiasticvs.
Michaelis, Monachi Dovoriensis, Algorismvs Doctrinalis.
Gregorii Hvntendvnensis, Imago Mvndi.
Ranvlphi de Linham, Kalendare Versibvs Gallicis.
Incerti Avctoris, Historiae Angliae Fragmentvm.
Incerti Avctoris, Historiae Angliae Metricae Fragmentvm.
On iii, 1 verso in a contemporary hand: In isto volumine Michaelis Monachi douoriensis continentur subscripta . | [unkeyable characters] Paragraph mark Ars calculatoria folio 8. a. | Paragraph mark Compotus ecclesiasticus . 21. a. | Paragraph mark algorismus doctrinalis. - 45. b. | Paragraph mark tractatus de mundo et astronomia . 69. a. | Paragraph mark Kalendare ruthmicatum gallice 95. a.
On iii, 2 verso in a similar hand: In isto Volumine continentur subscripta | Paragraph mark libellus artis calculatorie folio 8. a. | Paragraph mark Compotus ecclesiasticus Secundum augustinum . 21. a. | Paragraph mark tractatus de astronomia . 69. a. | Paragraph mark Kalendare in gallicis rutmicatis 95. a. | Paragraph mark Algorismus vel ars algorismi folio 45. b.
The last line and the foliations are in the same hand as on iii, 1 verso, which also adds on fol. '9': [unkeyable characters] Compotus ecclesiasticus... modo in summa eius... 109 . . 5.
On fol. '8' in a XVI.-XVII. Cent. hand: Aurea Libertas Edw. Hoby. This is the autograph of Sir Edward Hoby (1560-1617), favourite of James I. and patron of Camden. See Dict. Nat. Biog. xxvii. 52.
For Gregory of Huntington (fl. 1290), prior of Ramsey and author, see Dict. Nat. Biog. xxiii. 91.
On the verso of fol. 20, in a late XIII. Cent. hand, is a discussion of the question: Paragraph mark Queritur quare corpus christi potius sumitur in specie panis quam in propria specie.
The name of the composer of the versified Kalendar rules is given (fol. 102 verso col. a, line 22): Rauf de linham, and the date and name are given in the last page (fol. 105 verso col. a, lines 20-22): Del incarnacion Jhesu | Mil et deux cent cinquante six (M . et . cc . lvj.) | Ke io Rauf cest tretee fis.
On fol. 107 verso line 28, the name of Nicholas Bremle, lately Lord Mayor of London (tarde maior londinensis) is evidently the same as that of Nicholas Brembyr, Lord Mayor in 1377 and again 1383-85. See Haydn's Book of Dignities, 1890, p. 488.
This MS. formerly belonged to Dover Priory. See The Ancient Libraries of Canterbury and Dover, Dr. M.R. James, Cambridge, 1903, p. 523, and Initia, A.G. Little, Manchester, 1904, p. 146.
[Formerly Q.9.13; Q.9.176].
See letter from J.C. Russell, University of North Carolina.
A. Cordoliani, Un manuscrit de comput el-d'astronomie des XIIe-XIVe siècles: le MS 467 de l'Université de Glasgow, Scriptorium, v. 3, pp. 69-79 (1949)
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 8 x 5 5/8, ff. 88, originally ff. 114, in different hands, in single cols. (except 9, 1-11, in double cols. of 31 lines, each 5½ x 1 3/4) of 30-35 lines, 5 3/4 x 3¼-3 3/4, signatures, catchwords, and foliation, contemporary (ff. 8-52, 69-109), illuminated initials, red and blue with gestures, rubrics, rubricated initials, red and blue paragraph marks, initials touched with vermilion, marginalia, vellum defective in places, sewn, margined and ruled with plummet in what are now the first two quires, elsewhere with brown crayon. Cent. XII.-XIV.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson (faded to brown) grained Russia, gilt-tooled (lines) edges, sides and sham panelled backs, blue silk ribbon marker, title (gilt): ARS | CALCV | &c | M.S. Cent. 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. 389.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: A. Cordoliani, 'Un manuscrit de comput el-d'astronomie des XIIe-XIVe siècles: le MS 467 de l'Université de Glasgow', Scriptorium, v. 3 (1949), pp. 69-79; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 388-390.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Gregory of Huntington fl.1290
Prior of Ramsey.
author: Michael of Dover
author: Rauf de Linham fl.1256
provenance: Dover Priory
signatory: Sir Edward Hoby 1560-1617
Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to James I, King of Great Britain.
subject: Nicholas Bremle fl.1377-1385
Lord Mayor of London.
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