RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 409
Extentff. 108
TitleMEDICA
Date13th century-14th century
DescriptionList of contents by Bancroft.
On the last page is a list of contents signed by Morganus
canon. de Kermerd[en], running thus:
In isto vol. continentur
primo quidam tract. moralis viz de caritate et de preceptis
decalogi
Item tract. de phisica seu cyrurgia
Item liber dictus platearius
It. summa cum questionibus m(ri) Joh(is) de S. amando supra
antidotarium
It. alius tract. de cyrurgia qui dicitur noua cyrurgia mri'
Lamfranci mediolanensi(s)
It. alius tract. valde utilis de urinis cognoscendis
It. al. tract. de urina
Of these the first is now absent.

I.
1. f. 1 is (consequently) headed (xiii) VII. quaterni. ii.
Sancroft entitles it: M. Giraudi (f. Nocitosiculi) Summa vel
Institutio Medica vel de modo medendi.
It begins with capitula. (I) De modo tractandi et ordine cum
corpus sit purgandum et quo modo . . . . . 1
(Last) De agarico.
Text. Cum omnis scientia ex fine et utilitate sua
Ends 19a: et hec de medicinis laxatiuis sufficiant. Expl.
summa mag. Giraudi. Then another paragraph:
Post medicinas lax. de opiatis dicendum
- digesta dari possunt. Hic expl. summa m. giraudi.

2. A supplement by the same on compounding medicines . . . . . 19
Executo modo medendi agendum est de modo conficiendi
ending 28b: equali pondere sint herbe. expertissimum est.
Expl. iste liber.

3. Platearius . . . . . 29
Quoniam disputationem simplicis medicine
Ends: lubricam siccitatem. Ne uero presentis operis prolixitas
in tedium uerteretur. Hoc leto fine illud concludimus.
Hactenus archanum salerne diximus urbis
Litera iam lasso pollice sistat opus.

II.
4. Headed ii quaterni. iii.
Summa cum questionibus mag. Joh. de S. amando supra
antidotarium . . . . . 53
Operacio medicine secundum iohannem in tribus consistit
There is a good blue initial with fine pen-work in red.
- istas medicinas compositas. Expl. prohemium Inc. tractatus . . . . . 53b
Ego Nicholaus rogatus etc. Iste liber diuiditur in duas partes.
Ends unfinished (?): et etiam per simile euacuat.

5. In another hand (no title):
Lanfranci mediol. chirurgia noua . . . . . 77
Uenerabilis amice intendens bernarde componere librum
- mihi autem et veniam peccatorum qui sit benedictus in sec.
sec. amen.
Expl. noua cyrurgia mag. Lamfranci mediolanensi(s).
Followed by a number of memorial verses on medical matters
86 and (on 87a) a note (xiv) on dies periculosi. On 87b are
a few more verses in another hand.

III.
6. Headed I quaternus iiii.
Tract. de urinis. A comment on a text in verse (? Egidius of
Corbeil) . . . . . 88 (89)
Sicut dicit constantinus in pantegni et hoc idem testatur iohan-
nicius
The verso begins (89): Dicitur urina quoniam fit a renibus una.
Ends imperfectly with a verse:
Rufa parum tennis uel pinguis liuida constans

IV.
7. The same text surrounded by a gloss: in a very good hand of
Italian aspect . . . . . 101
beginning as above: Dicitur urina etc.
ending: Nunc mea completo respiret musa labore.
After 104 is a slip with a paragraph in an English hand.
At the bottom of the first page is written: ultimo.
On the last page are some receipts in several hands and the list
of contents: see above.
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 1/8 x 6 1/4, four volumes:
I, double columns of 43 lines. Cent. xiii, fine minute hand.
II, double columns mostly of 48 lines. Cent. xiv, in a good hand.
III, double columns of 51 lines. Cent. xiii late?
IV, text and gloss: text 23 etc. lines. Cent. xiii late?
Usual binding, pr. 1s. 8d.
Collation: I: 1(8)-3(8) 4(4) | 5(8)-7(8) II: 8(12)-10(12) III: 11(12) IV: 12(8) (+ slip after 2).
CustodialHistoryFrom Lanthony (see Description field).

Sheldon catalogue (Lambeth Palace Library LR/F/5, LR/F/6, MS 1047) shelfmark: S. 2 (?)
Former Cambridge shelfmark: part of I. [theta]. 14 (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 96
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1286

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section IV. Humanistic Studies. Reel 26 (with MSS. 401, 410)
PublnNoteK. 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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