RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 357
Extentff. 109
TitleR. HAMPOLE ETC. OFFICE OF ST. KENAN [ST. CIANAN]
Date15th century
DescriptionContents by Sancroft.

1. Inc. tract. Ricardi heremite super ix lectiones mortuorum . . . . . f. 1
Parce michi etc. Exprimitur autem in his verbis humane con-
dicionis instabilitas
- inhabitans in eternum a quo nos christus liberet qui cum
p. et sp. s. regnat in eternum. amen.
Printed at Paris (1510 Rembolt) and Cologne 1536. See
Horstmann, R. Rolle, II. xxxvii; Allen, Writings of R. R.,
p. 134.
30a blank. On 30b two notes in a scrawly hand.
Nota secundum Ardmachanum quod parochianus confessus
fratribus ordinariis etc.
Item de confessione fratribus facta sec. predictum Ardmach....
in quarto et quinto folio subsequent' computando a principio
thematis sui qui sic inc. Nolite iudicare etc.

2. Another hand.
Cronica cuiusdam amici veritatis in argumentum fundacionis
canonicorum Regularium S. Augustini doctoris et Ep. . . . . . 31
Frater quidam ordinis se dicentis heremitarum S. augustini
quo vel quali nescio accensus desiderio improbe me pulsauit
ut de institucione ordinis canon. regular. S. aug. habituque
eiusdem scriberem etc.
In ten chapters mostly concerned with the life of Augustine:
cc. 8, 9 are on the habit etc. of the order. 10 is a breuis
recapitulacio ending: Et sic patet propagacio ordinis canon.
regular. ord. b. Aug. doctoris et ep. ac patris gloriosi.
Expl. hec cronica de b. Aug.

3. Inc. ars predicandi abbreuiata a mag. hugone de sneyth de
ord. predicatorum . . . . . 35b
4 verses. Sic dilatandi modus est sermonibus aptus
1(us) . . . . 2(us) . . . . 3(us) . . . . 4(us)
Diuide diffini. Tribus argue per meta formas etc.
Diuide. Thema quandoque alia facta autem diuisione
- spectant ad alios speculantes. Expl. modus predicandi
abbreu.
[Anonymous annotation: 'for fr. Hugh de Snaith see Little
and Pelster, Oxford Theologians 1280-1302 (Oxford Hist.
Soc., 1934)]

4. Inc. pref. hugonis de S. Victore in lib. de laude caritatis . . . . . 38
Sermo Christi Petro hugo. gustare et videre etc.
Inc. libellus de laude carit. sec. mag. h. de S. V.
Tam multos iam laudatores
- mansionem in uobis facere. Qui cum ...... sec. sec. Amen.
Expl.

5. Inc. tract. Hugonis de S. Victore de vii. viciis . . . . . 41
Septem sunt vicia. Superbia inuidia
- iniquitatis opera oriuntur. Expl.

6. Liber mag. Hugonis. Quot modis impugnatur humilitas . . . . . 41
Duobus modis diabolus in uobis
- firmari concupiscit. Expl.

7. Meditaciones b. Bernardi de lamentacione b. v. marie et
passione filii sui. Inc. . . . . . 42b
[M] quis dabit capiti meo aquam
- qui diligunt eam et super omnia sit bened. fil. eius d. n.
I. C. qui cum etc.
Oracio Bernardi. Aue et gaude sancte dei angele . . . . . 45

8. In nomine patris et fil. et sp. s. et virg. matris dei amen.
Proposicio mag. Ric. Archiep. Ardmachani primatis hibernie
facta in consistorio coram d. papa et cardinalibus et prelatis.
Ad utilitatem cleri et populi christiani. super mendicitatis
materia. ac priuilegiorum contra fratres mendicancium
abuscus (!) apud auinion. die octauo mens. Nou. a° d. mill.
ccc(mo) lvij° . . . . . 45b
Nolite iudicare secundum faciem etc. Pater sanctissime in
principio
- iuxta peticionem quam feci. Nolite iudicare etc. Expl.

9. De validis mendicantibus. Inc. . . . . . 61b
Queritur an danda sit valido - abstinendum sit. I tess. V. Expl.

10. De validis mendicantibus . . . . . 63b
Utrum viri ad corporales labores validi et potentes nolentes
autem laborare etc. sint in statu perfeccionis
- quem amplius non videbit etc. Expl. 67-70 blank.

11. Another hand. Encomia or Testimonia of S. Augustine . . . . . 71
Mem. de b. Augustino et quid de eo scribunt doctores inter
cetera.
B. pater Augustinus apposuit non solum animam etc.
Hec Petrus comestor in sermone qui sic inc. Tolle filium
Two more from his sermon Melior est
Item Petrus de S. remigio in lib. suo de claustrali disciplina (3).
Item b. prosperus. ... Item b. Aug. in lib. x° confessionum.

12. In a large script.
In festo S. Kynani Ep. et Conf. ad vesp. . . . . . 72b
Salue kenane honor midencium...
O lux hibernie speculum sanctitatis etc.
Ymnus. Exultet celum laudibus. ... Hec est dies leticie qua
coronauit presulem etc. In translations dicatur sic. qua
exaltauit presulem: Willelmus pastor Midie. inmensam
reddens graciam etc.
Ad matut. ant. Presulum gemma kenane etc.
In festo transl. Ant. ad matut. O quanti stupor populi
Or. Deus pro cuius amore S. confessor tuus kenanus terrena
contempsit etc. Inuit. Assunt sanctissimi kenani solempnia
etc. Ymnus. Pange lingua preconium kenani cantu dulce-
dinis etc.
The lessons are:
(1) Temporibus b. patricii ... circa annum ... quadring. sextum
(2) Deinde a beato patre duabus monialibus
(3) Cura itidem pastorali unius quam prefatus habebat Nathanus vacce
(4) Interea sanctiss. vir kenanus cum feruore ecclesiam
(5) Completo vero s. kenani opere ad s. machotum
(6) Deinde sanctos circumquaque visitauit
(7) In regione quidem lugenorum in loco qui silua cannani
(8) Ab huius quoque beati discipulis
Office for Lauds and 2nd Vespers follows.
This Office was printed from MS. Lansdowne 387 by W. W.
Hart, 1869, Lectionarium S. Mariae etc.

13. Another hand. Ista est prophecia b. hildegardis monialis que
iacet in piga super renum et obiit sec. cronicam martini per
xlii annos ante incepcionem ordinis predicatorum . . . . . 77
Insurgent gentes que comedent peccata populi
- scienciam uiarum uestrarum nolumus etc.

14. The hand of 71. Nigelli speculum stultorum . . . . . 78
Rubric. Burnelli speculum merito liber iste vocatur
Cuius sub specie stultorum vita notatur.
Suscipe pauca tui veteris Willelme Nigelli.
It seems to follow Wright's text (Satirical Poets of XIIth Cent.
I. 11) to p. 97, l. 18, quem statuere mihi. A long passage
(chiefly the Praedicatio Burnelli) is then omitted (108b) and
the MS. continues
Huic est quod statui me reddere religioni (Wright, p. 124, l. 7)
and ends 111a:
Quam cum virtutum munera spreta iacent.
Wright, p. 130, l. 16. Wright's text continues to p. 145.
Colophon:
Qui scripsit carmen sit benedictus amen. [Joh. Batte.]
111b blank.
See a discussion of the MSS. of this poem by J. H. Mozley
in Speculum, 1929-30.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 9 7/8 x 6 3/4, 39, 41 etc. lines to a page: perhaps two volumes, certainly in several hands, for the most part clear.
Calf binding, pr. 1s. 10d.
Collation: 1(4) 2(8) 3(8) 4(4) 5(4) | 6(8)-10(8) | 11(14) 12(12) 13(8) 14(8) (wants 8).
CustodialHistoryThe presence of the Office of S. Kenan shows that the MS. came from Denelek [Duleek], the Irish cell of Lanthony, of which S. Kenan was patron. (Archdale, Mon. Hib., p. 533.)
On iii a added to the colophon (xvi early?) is: Johes' Batte.
See K. Bennett, 'The Book Collections of Llanthony Priory from Foundation until Dissolution (c. 1100-1538)' 2 vols. (University of Kent Doctoral Dissertation, 2006).

Sheldon catalogue (Lambeth Palace Library LR/F/5, LR/F/6, MS 1047) shelfmark: E. 18
Former Cambridge shelfmark: L. [zeta]. 18 (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: part of quarto 53
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K. Bennett, 'The Book Collections of Llanthony Priory from Foundation until Dissolution (c. 1100-1538)', Thesis submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in the School of History at the University of Kent (2007) [H5183.1L52].

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