RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 341
Extentff. 5 + 213 + 2
TitlePETRUS DE MONTE ETC.
DateLate 15th century
DescriptionOld list of contents and another by Sancroft.

1. Petrus de Monte de virtutum et vitiorum inter se differencia . . . . . f. 1
Petrus de Monte ad illustriss. princ. ducem Gloucestr. etc.
Tuas eximias laudes virtutesque
Gold initial on blue and pink ground with white flourishing:
English work.
- et obsculata presulis dextera discesserunt. Amen.
Expl. tract. p. de m. de virt. et vic. diff. ad illustriss. pr. duc.
Gloucestrie. 79, 80 blank.

2. Inuectiua Leonardi aretini contra ypocritas . . . . . 81
Ex omni genere hominum
- non curiosus sis sed in tua. Expl. inu. Leon. aret. c. yp.

3. Leonardi arretini pref. in librum Zenophontis inc. qui
tirannus dicitur . . . . . 88
Zenophontis philosophi quendam libellum
- ausi sumus attingere.
Zenofontis philosophi lib. qui dicitur tirannus inc. feliciter . . . . . 89
Cum ad hyeronem tyrannum
- nemo tibi inuidebit. Expl. lib. Senoph. ph. qui dic. tyr.

4. Ad illustriss. princ. Humfridum ducem Glowcestrie et
comitem Penbrothie Lapi Castelliunculi comparatio studi-
orum et rei militaris
An inter doctissimos viros - effugere incommoda potuerunt.
Expl. lib. de comparatione stud. et rei milit. ad illustriss........
penbrochie. lapi Castelliunculi. 128 blank.

5. Leonardi arretini pref. ad Colucium salutatum in librum magni
basilii . . . . . 129
Ego tibi hunc librum Coluci - quanta grauitas sit
Magni basilii ad iuuenes religiosos quibus studiis opera danda
sit . . . . . 129b
Multa sunt filii que hortantur - consilia aspernantes
Expl. lib. m. Bas. ... danda sint (!) cum eiusd. pref. Amen.
142b blank.

6. Isocratis oracio ad demonicum inc. feliciter . . . . . 143
Cum in aliis permultis bonorum - diligenciaque superare
Expl. Socratis or. ad Dem.

7. Nicodis (-clis) Oratio ad subditos inc. . . . . . 153
Non me fugit esse nonnullos - insciciaque conficere. Expl.
Nicodis or. ad subd.

8. Isocratis oratio ad ineodem (Nicoclem) de regno inc. . . . . . 164
Qui vobis regibus nicodes - ac digniora efficies. Expl. Isocr.
or. ad nicodem de regno. 173b blank.

9. Guarini veronensis in orationem Isocratis qua in subditos regem
instituit ad principem leonellum estensem epistola inc. . . . . . 170
Sepius ante oculos res humanas - licebit absoluere. Expl. ep.
Guarini in or. ... estensem.

10. Guarini veronensis ad ill. princ. d. Leonellum Estensem de
assentatoris et amici differencia ex plutharcho lib. inc. . . . . . 187
Platonem virum doctissimum
Hand changes to an uglier one at 193.
- a fonte id sibi manasse meminerint. Expl.

11. Glossary of rare words occurring in the book . . . . . 202
Auriolar. ariolare .i. diuinare.
The former hand resumes at 204.
The glossary is followed by a few moral verses.
Optimus ille quidem qui per sese omnia noscens etc. and
Da michi fallere da iustum sanctumque videri.
Noctem peccatis et fraudibus obice nubem.
Expl. expositio quorundam vocabulorum difficilium.
5 blank leaves follow.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
Also in Andrew G. Watkins, 'Medieval manuscripts in post-medieval England', 2004 [Lambeth Palace Library Z6620.E6W2]
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 10 x 6 1/2, two narrow columns of 30 lines in a pointed hand (not English).
Stamped leather binding over boards: one clasp. Among the stamps are the word bien and squares and triangles of minutely hatched work.
Collation: a(6) (five free) 1(8)-24(8) | 25(8) 26(14) (wants last) b (three: two free).
2nd folio opens with the word: codices.
CustodialHistoryAt top of f. 1 is: Roberti Hare 1576.
On the first flyleaf is a list of contents (xv late) headed: in hoc libro continentur, and on vi b (xv late): petrus de monte cum quibusdam vocabulis.
Above this is perhaps an erasure.

Former Cambridge shelfmark: G. [theta]. 13 (see published catalogue by M. R. James and Concordance IV in N. R. Ker, 'Archbishop Sancroft's Rearrangement of the Manuscripts of Lambeth Palace', in E. G. W. Bill, 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library MSS. 1222-1860', Oxford, 1972).
Later shelfmark: quarto 125
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1282

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section IV. Humanistic Studies. Reel 22 (with MSS. 330, 340)
RelatedMaterialAn addition by Tilly de la Mare (1988) to the published catalogue notes a similarity with the MS Auct. F.5.26 at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, with some headings and annotations apparently by the scribe of the Auct. MS, which was included in an exhibition in that year.
See additional information on this manuscript in LR/L/13A.
PublnNoteWatson, A.G. 'Robert Hare's Books' in "The English medieval book: studies in memory of Jeremy Griffiths" (ed.) Edwards, A.S.G., V. Gillespie & R. Hanna, 2000.

Variae humanitatis silva: pagine sparse di storia veneta e filologia quattrocentesca [Lambeth Palace Library Z6605.H4]

James Willougby and Jeremy Catto, Books and bookmen in early modern Britain (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2018) [Z1003.5G7B6]

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