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Letters of Martin Bucer, Philipp Melanchthon etc.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letters of Bucer, Melanchthon etc.
Codicology:Paper, 315 x 220 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12.33 x 8.5 in.), pp. 446 numbered.
Additions:A fragment of the xvth cent. service-book, pasted over, serves as flyleaf. (ff. iiir-iiiv)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Foliation: ff. i-iii + pp. 1-4 + 4a-5a + 5-14 (15-18 missing) + 19-72 + 72a-73a + 73-166 + 166a-167a + 167-206 + ff. 207a-h + 207j-k + pp. 209-228 + ff. 229-230 + pp. 231-328 + 328a-l + 329-446 + ff. iv-v(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin, English and Greek.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1-4
Letter of Martin Bucer to Princess Elizabeth sister of Edward VI dated September 1549 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [Buceri] ad dominam Elizabetham regis sororem, data Lambethae 6 kal. Sept. 1549: in qua commendat ei peregrinum quendam qui religionis ergo in Angliam venerat (Content authored by Nasmith)
2.
4a-5a
Letter of Roger Ascham to Princess Elizabeth dated November 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [ut videtur Aschami] data 13 kal. Nov. 1550, mittit dominae Elizabethae duo exemplaria libelli a Sturmio editi nomine autoris (Content authored by Nasmith)
3.
5-12
Letter of Martin Bucer to the Marquis of Dorchester dated 26 December 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [Buceri] ad Marchionem Dorcestrensem data 26 Dec. 1550, gratulatur ei quod in concilium supremum cooptatus esset, et multis argumentis suadet, ne bona ecclesiae olim dicata in alios usus alienentur, sed ad ministros Dei sustentandos et alios pios usus omnino applicentur (Content authored by Nasmith)
See Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, p. 268 note
4.
13-20
Letter of Martin Bucer to the Marquis of Northampton (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [Buceri] ad marchionem Northamptonensem, in qua orat ut pensio assignetur Sleidano a rege, ut historiam suam reformationis ecclesiae jam dudum inceptam perficere queat (Content authored by Nasmith)
5.
21-30
Letter of Martin Bucer to James Haddon dated at Cambridge 22 May 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [Buceri] ad I. Haddonum data Cantabrigiae 22 Maii, 1550, de matrimonio contracto et consummate invitis parentibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
In two hands, dictated by Bucer
27
“cum per manuum imbecillitatem non possem scribere”
6.
31-38
Letter of Martin Bucer to John Cheke dated at Cambridge 3 December 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [Buceri] ad Iohannem Chekum de causa cujusdam Blithi collegii Jesu socii, qui papisticae superstitioni addictus praeter duo beneficia ecclesiastica sodalitio et optimo cubiculo adhuc fruebatur, et nepotem suum in sodalitio successorem instituere nitebatur; data Cantabrigiae 3 Dec. 1550 (Content authored by Nasmith)
7.
39-40
Reasons why the lord's board should rather be after the form of a table than of an altar (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Reasons why the lordes boorde shoulde rather be after the forme of a table than of an aultar (Content authored by Nasmith)
Imprynted at London by Richard Grafton printer to the kings majestie, 1550(Content authored by Nasmith)
See Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, p. 266
8.
41-44
Letter of Martin Bucer on the abolition of altars (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri de demoliendis altaribus (Content authored by Nasmith)
See Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, p. 266: Gorham, Gleanings, p. 209
9.
45-56
Letter of Martin Bucer to Johann Gropper dated at Bonn (?) January 1543 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad Gropperum data Bonnae postridie circumcisionis 1543, in qua se defendit quod secundam uxorem eamque viduam contra canones duxerat (Content authored by Nasmith)
10.
57-68
Letter of Martin Bucer to Johann Gropper dated at Bonn (?) February 1543 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad eundem data Bonnae pridie kalendas Februarias 1543, in qua se vindicat contra Colonienses, quibus ut Lutheranus minus gratus erat (Content authored by Nasmith)
Burnet, History of the Reformation (Records no. XIX, V. 177, ed. Pocock)
11.
69-94
Letter of Martin Bucer to the Elector of Brandenburg dated at Augsburg April 1548 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri data Augustae ex illustr. princ. elector. Brandeburg diversorio Apr. 13, 1548, in qua summam doctrinae suae tradit, et ecclesiarum reconciliatione agit (Content authored by Nasmith)
12.
95-118
Letter of Martin Bucer to the synod of Cologne dated at Bonn (?) February 1543 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad patres synodum celebraturos [in dioecesi Coloniensi] data Bonnae 9 Feb. 1543, in qua totam doctrinae et fidei suae rationem eis declarat (Content authored by Nasmith)
13.
119-126
Letter of Martin Bucer dated 17 May 1547 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri data 17 Maii 1547, in qua agit de rebus Germanicis praesertim de pace cum imperatore facta (Content authored by Nasmith)
14.
127-130
Letter of Martin Bucer to Henry Bullinger dated at Augsburg January 1545 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad Bullingerum data Argentorati 21 Jan. 1545, in qua agit de libro Bullingeri contra Cochleum, et de dissentione inter doctores ecclesiae reformatae de eucharistia quam valde deplorat, additque quaedam de presenti statu Germaniae et de concilio Trident. a Paulo III revocato (Content authored by Nasmith)
15.
131-140
Letter of Martin Bucer to Theodor Buchmann (Theodor Bibliander) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad Bibliandrum de Carlostadio, de controversia inter Lutherum et Zuinglium, et de suis [Buceri] retractionibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
16.
141-154
Letter of Johann Sturm to Roger Ascham dated at Augsburg September 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Sturmii ad Aschamum data Argentorati nonis Sept. 1550, in qua fuse agit de ratione quam observat in juvenibus instituendis, et dicit se misisse duo exemplaria sui libelli regi et dominae Elizabethae sorori ejus (Content authored by Nasmith)
Aschami Epistolae 1703, p. 23
17.
155-164
Letter of Martin Schelling to the people of Augsburg dated at Wolfach (?) September 1541 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Martini Schellingi ad Argentinenses data Wolfachiae 10 Sept. 1541, de eis quae in ecclesia Argentinensi adhuc sint corrigenda (Content authored by Nasmith)
18.
165-168
Letter of Philipp Melanchthon to Martin Bucer dated January (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Philippi Melanchtonis ad Bucerum data 12 die Jan. quod imperator et rex Gallicus consenserunt ut concilium generale per pontificem indiceretur et Tridenti haberetur (Content authored by Nasmith)
Autograph
19.
169-173
The names of the members of the convocation that were for or against priests marriage, 1548 (Content authored by Nasmith)
20.
174-174
The opinion of T. Redmain in favor of priests' marriage (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The opinion of T. Redmain in favor of their marriage (Content authored by Nasmith)
Burnet, History of the Reformation (Records no. XXX, V. 231)
21.
175-188
John MacAlpine (Maccabeus), De coniugio sacerdotum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De conjugio sacerdotum, an liceat sacris initiatis contrahere matrimonium: affirmatur. autore Iohanne Macchabeo Scoto (Content authored by Nasmith)
22.
189-196
Proposita de veteri et novo instrumento ex scripturis utriusque testamenti (Content authored by Nasmith)
23.
197-200
On simoniacs (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An simoniacum sit necnon aliquid exigere ab eo qui ad praebendam assumi debet ecclesiasticam, quocunque illud nomine exigatur ? negatur (Content authored by Nasmith)
24.
201-206
On the sanctity of churches (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An templa consecrata filio Dei bona conscientia Anti-christo sint deferenda ? negatur (Content authored by Nasmith)
25.
207ar-207ev
Matthew Parker, Discourse against alienation of the revenues of the church (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Non debere res ecclesiasticas, ad publicum sacri ministerii usum destinatas, ad alios usus aut ad privatas hominum commoditates transferri; et proinde non posse bona cum conscientia episcopum aliquem designatum aut designandum hujusmodi alienationibus consentire (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Parker, Appendix 7
26.
207fr-207gv
On the alienability of church dignities (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An liceat ecclesiasticae personae ea conditione dignitatem ecclesiasticam acceptare, ut post susceptionem aliquos proventus illius dignitatis ab ecclesia alienaret in perpetuum ? negatur (Content authored by Nasmith)
27.
207hr-207kv
On the abolition of superstition (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An deleri possunt quorum usu in superstitione, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
28.
209-228
Tract on the reform of the ministry of the church (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus, quod reformatio sacri ministerii dum illud episcopi et presbiteri negligunt, ad quos cum primis pertinet ecclesiis sua munia instaurare, illis competit, qui in eo populo, cui sacrum ministerium restituendum est, potestatem gladii administrant et non Caesari, nisi illi officium hac in re suum negligant (Content authored by Nasmith)
29.
229r-230v
De significatione verbi προσφέρω et προσφέρομαι per Laurentium Oxoniensem (Content authored by Nasmith)
30.
231-232
On the security of church appointments from lay interference (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An liceat recipere seu restituere in ecclesiis nostris adiaphora spe impetrandae pacis, et hac qualicunque moderatione mitigandi iram imperatoris, ne prorsus expellat ex ecclesiis nostris pios pastores (Content authored by Nasmith)
31.
233-234
Letter on the security of church appointments from lay interference (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola de eadem re (Content authored by Nasmith)
32.
235-242
Instructions of inquisitions in Germany temp. Emperor Charles V (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Instructio inquisitorum inferioris Germaniae, tempore imperatoris Caroli V (Content authored by Nasmith)
33.
243-254
Letter of Jacob Sadolet to P. Carol dated at Carpentras April 1539 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Jacobi Caroli Sadoleti episcopi Carpentor, ad P. Carolum data Carpentoracti 13 kal. Apr. 1539, de purgatorio (Content authored by Nasmith)
34.
255-274
Stephen Gardiner, Tract addressed to Martin Bucer on human and divine law (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus Stephani Gardiner episcopi Winton, ad Bucerum scriptus, in quo probare conatur, contemptum humanae legis justa autoritate latae gravius et severius vindicandum quam divinae legis qualemcunque transgressionem (Content authored by Nasmith)
35.
275-278
On the legitimacy of clerical marriage (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An liceat episcopo aut sacerdoti, post ademptum episcopatum aut sacerdotium, ducere uxorem ? affirmatur (Content authored by Nasmith)
36.
279-280
On the errors of the anabaptists (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Praecipui quidam anabaptistarum errores (Content authored by Nasmith)
Also on p. 289
37.
281-290
Letter of Jacob Acontius (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola I. Acontii, in qua defendit opinionem suam in ecclesiastico senatu allatam de diversis significationibus του semen in sacris scripturis cum notis refutatoriis margini passim inscriptis (Content authored by Nasmith)
38.
291-302
The errors of the anabaptistical doctrine (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The errors of the anabaptistical doctrine wourthely condempned of the churche of God, if there be any as yet infected with them, and we being followers of the same churche condemne them also (Content authored by Nasmith)
39.
303-306
Letter of Martin Bucer to John Cheke dated at Cambridge 29 August 1550 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola [ut videtur Buceri] ad Chekum de quodam domino Jungio, qui publice praelegerat in priorem epistolam ad Timotheum, et de disputatione cum eo habenda, data Cantabrigiae 29 Aug. 1550 (Content authored by Nasmith)
40.
307-308
Letter of John Sturm to Martin Bucer (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Sturmii ad Bucerum de statu persequutorum in Gallia (Content authored by Nasmith)
41.
309-314
Letter of Robert Lockhart to Martin Bucer dated August 1548 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roberti Lockhart ad Bucerum, data mense Augusto 1549, in qua proponit ei multas questiones de matrimonio inter regem Edwardum et reginam Scotiae olim contracto et nuper dissoluto, utrum licite fuerit contractum vel dissolutum, et quandam partem amplecti deberent Scoti in bello hac ex causa orto (Content authored by Nasmith)
42.
315-324
Letter of Martin Bucer to Richard Bonner dated 4 September 1548 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Buceri ad Richardum Bonerum, data 4 Sept. 1548, respondet quaestioni sibi propositae, utrum verborum Christi simplex recitatio in coenae Domini celebratione observatu sit necessaria (Content authored by Nasmith)
43.
325-328
Letter of Charles V dated at Augsburg 29 June 1546 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola data Argentorati 29 Jun. 1546, de scripto Caroli V. imperatoris contra principes Germaniae (Content authored by Nasmith)
44.
328a-328l
Archbishop Matthew Parker's table of the degrees prohibited in marriage (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Archbishop Parker's table of the degrees prohibited in marriage (Content authored by Nasmith)
Two different impressions, one in 1560 with several marginal notes in the bishop's own hand(Content authored by Nasmith)
45.
329-340
Prayer recited before the Danish king (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio habita coram rege Daniae a quodam legato vel oratore ducis Somersetensis Angliae protectoris (Content authored by Nasmith)
46.
341-344
That bishops do not require the judgment of the laity in divine matters (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Episcoporum in rebus divinis non laicorum judicium esse requirendum (Content authored by Nasmith)
47.
345-390
Thomas Cranmer, De re sacramentaria (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Excerpta plurima ex veteribus patribus de re sacramentaria, ubi multis argumentis probatur panem in eucharistia non transubstantiari (Content authored by Nasmith)
48.
391-410
Martin Bucer, Response to John Lasco's annotations to Bucer's Fifty-Four Aphorisms (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Responsio Buceri ad D. J. Alasco in expensione aphorismorum ejus de sacro eucharistiae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Autograph
Hoc studiorum postremum esse scriptum M. Buceri annotavit M. Parker(Content authored by Nasmith)
49.
411-416
Theological discussion on the prohibited degrees of marriage to the sister of a wife who is still alive (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Interpretatio theologorum et argumenta ex libris juris-consultorum in jus illud Leviticum, sororem uxoris tuae in pellicatum non accipies adhuc illa vivente (Content authored by Nasmith)
50.
417-430
Brief argument from canon law on the prohibition of marrying the sister of a wife who is still alive (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Argumenta breviter collecta ex libris jurisconsultorum quod quis non possi accipere in uxorem sororem uxoris praemortuae (Content authored by Nasmith)
51.
431-438
Letter from cardinal Wolsey to the king's embassadors at Rome dated Hampton-court Oct. 4, 1523 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from cardinal Wolsey to the king's embassadors at Rome, directing them how to proceed in their negotiations with the cardinals for his election to the papal See then vacant: dated Hampton-court Oct. 4, 1523 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Burnet, History of the Reformation (Records no. XLVIII, p. ccxxxv, ed. 1850)
52.
439-446
Letter of George Cranmer to Robert Horne bishop of Winchester (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Georgii Cranmeri ad Robertum Horne episcopum Winton de necessitate reformationis in collegiis Winton et Oxon. a Wichamo fundatis (Content authored by Nasmith)
445
A short post-script in English by Grindall bishop of London testifying his approbation of the letter