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1. Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, HRC 033
Description: - ff. i + 45 + i - Leather over boards. - Elizabeth Barker; Francis Blomefield; Thomas Martin; Rev. Richard Farmer; Richard Heber; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his n. 2367; Otto Harrassowitz. - De Ricci, pp. 2156-7.
Language: English, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th, 18th
Number of Images Available: 6
   
 
2. New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Osborn fa25
Description: - 58 items. - Purchased from Sotheby's on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 1982 and 1986.
Language: English, LATIN   Country:    Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
3. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 00125
Description: - ff. ii + 100 - Bound, s. XVII, in English dark brown calf, blind tooled; rebacked. - Written in England near the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border at the turn of the fourteenth century. Miscellaneous sixteenth century pen trials, including the following names: f. 73v, "Thomas Jhone"; f. 95v, "In my begynynge god be my good spede In grace & vertue allways to prosed. Chrystefer Byrkheade" ( IMEV 430.5 ); f. 98v, "Rycharde mynstrelley." On f. 100v, an inscription, s. XIX (?), mostly torn away with only the last word remaining: "Male." Placed by G. D. Smith in a sale by Anderson, New York, 12 December 1917, lot 376 to G. D. Smith. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Allen, Writings, 373 n., 539-40. De Ricci, 53.
Language: English, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th, 14th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
4. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 19999
Description: - ff. 274 - Bound in 1903 by Douglas Cockerell, in wooden boards with red morocco spine decorated in gilt and blind with the initials of Michael Tomkinson, 2 3-part braided straps to catches on the front cover. Rust marks from chain hasps on top and bottom center of f. iii, once the pastedown. - Written during the last years of the thirteenth century possibly in Avignon or Montpellier, or by a southern scribe working in Paris, and painted in Paris by Maître Honoré. Concerning a similar group of legal manuscripts, see the review by C. Nordenfalk in Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 43 (1980) 318-37, especially pp. 336-37, of A. Melnikas, The Corpus of the Miniatures in the Manuscripts of the Decretum Gratiani (Rome 1975); another manuscript written by a southern scribe and illuminated by Maître Honoré is Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University, Houghton Library, fMS Typ 228, Augustine, De civitate dei. A terminus post quem for the copying of HM 19999 is the date of composition of the gloss on the Decretals, i.e. 1282, as noticed in the explicit on f. 262. Contemporary notes of an early owner in a French hand, but soon acquired by an Englishman, as shown by the numerous notes in early fourteenth century anglicana, and by the miniature added by an English artist on f. 121v. In the spandrels of the arches in this miniature are what may represent coats of arms: gules, a fess or (in the 2 outer spandrels); azure, a cross saltire or (in the center); this last may be intended for the arms of St. Albans abbey, although a St. Albans provenance seems doubtful and the volume was not listed by Ker, MLGB; the choice of Agnes in the miniature suggests particular devotion on the part of an individual or institutional owner. Owned before 1436 by William Meelys, rector of Tarporley, Cheshire: on f. iv verso, "Decretales apparate F. de dono Magistri Willelmi Meelys, rectoris de Tarpurley pro anima sua ex procuracione __?___ David Bromfelde anno domini Mo cccc xxxvi"; on the contemporary back flyleaf, "Constat Willelmo Meeles [cancelled: "1450"?]." A draft of a letter on f. iv recto includes a mention of Chester and the date 1470. In a fifteenth century hand on the back flyleaf, "Percy [?] de Burscho [?] desiderat emere istum librum cum bello troianorum et libro de passione christi," and, in the upper margin of f. 274, in possibly the same hand, "frater p., precio 1 x 1i." Belonged to Richard Bulkeley, archdeacon of Merioneth (1483-ca. 1500) and Anglesey (1504 until his death in 1524); see J. Le Neve, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541, pt. XI, The Welsh Dioceses, comp. by B. Jones (University of London 1965) 10-11, and Emden, BRUO, p. 303: on f. 274v, over an erasure (?), "Constat ricardo bulkeley archidiacono Meryoneth"; on f. iv recto, "Precario conceditur domino Iohanni Gwyn ad tempus per Ricardum bulkeley archidiaconum Anglesey," and "Constat fratri Ricardo Bulkeley Teste reddatur ad Signum ea quod servi." Belonged to John Ruskin (1819-1900) by 1857, when he discussed its decoration in his Elements of Drawing (London 1857) 301-02; Ruskin's bookplate on the inside front cover. His estate inherited by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Severn, who sold this manuscript ca. 1903 to Michael Tomkinson (1841-1922?), of Franche Hall, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, for whom the book was rebound; sold by Tomkinson in 1911 to C. W. Dyson Perrins (1864-1958). Dyson Perrins sale, Sotheby's, 29 November 1960, lot 109 with reproductions of the miniatures on ff. 1, 64, 122, 173v on pl. 15. Acquired at that time by the Huntington Library. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Burlington Fine Arts Club, An Exhibition of Illuminated Manuscripts (London 1908) n. 93 open at f. 122. G. F. Warner, Descriptive Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts in the Library of C. W. Dyson Perrins (Oxford 1920) 1:99-100 and pl. 40 of the miniature and text (not gloss) of f. 64. J. S. Dearden, "John Ruskin, the Collector, with a catalogue of the Illuminated and Other Manuscripts formerly in his Collection," The Library ser. 5 vol. 21 (1966) pp. 136-37 n. 22. Aspects of Medieval England, n. 21 open at f. 122. Chronica, 3.
Language: English, LATIN   Country: England, France   Century: 13th, 14th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
5. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 25782
Description: - ff. ii + 87 + ii - Bound, s. XVIII, in English tan calf; rebacked; gilt edges. - An allusion to the manor of Nasby in Northamptonshire in the text of the statute of Westminster II (f. 66v) seems to refer to the legal struggles of Isabella de Fortibus (1237-93) regarding those lands. On f. 32v, the will of Gylbart Forman of Rodwell, Yorkshire dated 21 May 1500. On f. 1, s. XVIII (?), "No. 84 JP." Bookplate on front pastedown of Lowther, possibly of the earls of Lonsdale. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Aspects of Medieval England, n. 1 open to f. 6v. Chronica, 4.
Language: English, French, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
 
6. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 26053
Description: - ff. 104 - Bound, s. XV, in doeskin, now white but once dyed pink, over bevelled wooden boards; evidence of a clasp closing to a pin on the center back cover. - Written in England. On the upper margin of f. 1, "Smith Lo./ __?___ I22 __?___" corrected to "I12" (?). In the collection of the Tollemache family of Helmingham Hall, Suffolk, who began collecting at the turn of the seventeenth century. N. 16 in the old Helmingham catalogue; small paper label on the front pastedown "L.J.VI.21" corrected to "L.J.IV." For a brief history of the Tollemache collection, see the Sotheby catalogue, 14 June 1965, iii-viii. Tollemache sale, Sotheby's, 6 June 1961, lot 16 to the Huntington Library. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Chronica, 4.
Language: English, LATIN   Country: England   Century: 13th, 15th
Number of Images Available: 0
   
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