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1) Miscellanea geometrica, 2) Miscellanea theologica — Oxford, Oxfordshire. Oriel College (Domus beate Marie seu Collegium regale Oxon').


Provenance: Oxford, Oxfordshire. Oriel College (Domus beate Marie seu Collegium regale Oxon').
Location: Bodleian Library , Oxford
Shelfmark: Auct. F. 5. 28, two parts
Author/Title: 1) Miscellanea geometrica, 2) Miscellanea theologica
Type of evidence: de: evidence of dicta probatoria and an ex-libris inscription or note of gift
Notes on evidence:

'Liber scolarium beate Marie Oxonie .... [? comparat]us .... i per magistrum Iohannem Cobuldik anno Domini MCCC tricesimo septimo precio xx solidorum et non accomodetur extra domum nisi consanguineis predicti magistri Iohannis sub racionali caucione' (fol. 226v).

Visible in the catalogue of 1375, which refers to part 1; second folio: 'latera' agrees.

Date: s. xiii
Medieval Catalogue Notes: Cat., p. 67
Ownership:

'Per magistrum Heliam de T(ri)kyngham' (fol. 145r) is of s. xiv ex.

Caucio of William Bridly AD 1421.

Caucio of W[...]wyn AD 1463. Under lamp and mirror March 1962; the name looked like Olwyn (an Oriel man named Walter Petwyn occurs at the right date). The date was clear.

Fol. ii recto has Dee's ladder mark etc. Dee's cat. T. 13.

Ricardus Bruarius [?] (fol. ii recto, s. xvi).

 

Notes:

Made up of two parts:

1) Auct. F. 5. 28 fols. ii–xlii, 1–144, 226–227; 2) fols. 145–225.

Table of part 1 on fol. 227r (s. xiv in.); and table of whole MS. on fol. 225v (s. xiv ex.).

Fols. 226, 227 were formerly bound after fol. 144, as pattern of wormholes shows.