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Old English Religious and Legal Texts, many by Wulfstan(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Wulfstani Homiliae. Leges, Canones, etc.
Codicology:Vellum, 278 x 165 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College), (11 x 6.5 in.), ff. 2 + 73 + 16 + 42 + 1, three main volumes. Cent. xi, in various good hands.
Collation: 2 flyleaves, 18-58 (wants 1) 68-98 102 | 114 124 (wants 4) 138 (+ 1?: two leaves misbound) | A8-E8 F2 | 1 flyleaf.
Provenance:Wanley refers the book to Worcester or to a house dependent thereon.
Research:This is the principal source of the Homilies of Wulfstan, collected and published by Professor A. S. Napier (Wulfstan, 1883), to which reference will be made here.
Additions:On the flyleaves is the beginning of a table by Whelock. (ff. iv - iiv, pp. 263 - 264(Content authored by Corpus Christi College))
Additions:On p. 1 a heading (xvi) Miscellanea quaedam Saxonice, vol. 284, and a Parkerian table of contents.
The text of this page has been washed out, except for 3 lines at the bottom.
Foliation: ff. a-b + i-ii + pp. 1-264 + c-d(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Old English and Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1-7
Regularis Concordia in Old English (incomplete) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Pars libri cujusdam ut videtur ritualis de diversis diebus festis in usum cujusdam monasterii (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B10.5.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
1
Incipit:
On þone palm sunnan daeg
See Emil Feiler Benediktiner Offizium in Anglistische Forschungen 4 (1901), Zupitza in Herrig's Archiv 84, 1, Miss Bateson in Eng. Hist. Rev. 1894, p. 707
The text is in a rather pointed hand, 41 lines to a page: ending p. 7
7
Explicit:
orationes þe æfter fyligeað 7 cƿeðe á þæt forme
2.
8-9
Anonymous homily Adam se rest man (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus rubrica desideratur (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.21)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
On p. 8 begins a clear round hand, 41 lines to a page, which apparently continues to p. 145 (Arts. 2-83). Titles are written in good capital letters
8
Incipit:
Adam se æresta man
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 1
3.
9-10
The Six Ages of the World (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De aetatibus mundi, Latine ex I capite evang. S. Matth. (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B24.25.2)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
9
Rubric:
De etatibus mundi
9
Incipit:
On þissere ƿorulde fruman god ælmihtig gescop
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 62
4.
10-15
Wulfstan, An Outline of History(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sermonis Lupi episcopi (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
10
Rubric:
Incipiunt sermonis Lupi Episcopi
10
Incipit:
Leofan men us is deope beboden
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 2
5.
15-16
Wulfstan, The Creed(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De fide catholica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.2)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
15
Rubric:
De fide catholica
15
Incipit:
Leofan man doð sƿa eoƿ micel þearf is understandaþ
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 3 (p. 20)
6.
16-19
Wulfstan, The Creed (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sermo (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.2 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
16
Rubric:
Sermo
16
Incipit:
Leofan men understandaþ sƿi;ðe georne
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 3 (p. 21)
7.
19-19
Wulfstan, A Pastoral Letter(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Wulstani archiepiscopi Eboracensis admonitio sive paraenesis ad cujuscunque conditionis homines curae suas commissos (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
19
Incipit:
Ƿulfstan arcebisceop greteð
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 19 (note, p. 108)
8.
19-20
Wulfstan, A Pastoral Letter (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus rubrica desideratur (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.1 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
19
Incipit:
Leofan man understandað þæt ærest
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 19
9.
20-20
Wulfstan, A Pastoral Letter (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.1 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
20
Rubric:
To folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 20
10.
20-21
Wulfstan, A Pastoral Letter (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.1 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
20
Rubric:
To folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 21
11.
21-22
Wulfstan, A Pastoral Letter (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.1 cont.)
with material not printed by Berthurum at the end, seemingly from Cameron B14.30.1 and Cameron B3.4.47(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
21
Rubric:
To folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 22
12.
22-24
Wulfstan, Translation of the Pater Noster and the Creed (part), and anonymous homily To folce(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.3 (part), B3.4.24)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
22
Rubric:
To folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 24, 25
13.
24-25
Anonymous homily To eallum folce (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To eallum folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.22)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
24
Rubric:
To eallum folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 23, 26
14.
25-25
Anonymous homily To eallum folce (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To eallum folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.25)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
25
Rubric:
To eallum folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 27 Eala leofan
15.
25-28
Wulfstan, God's threat to sinning Israel and evil rulers(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To eallum folce (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.4.1 and B2.4.3)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
25
(26)
Rubric:
To eallum folce
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 34
26
Incipit:
Leofan men uton understandan
Occurs again at p. 86 of this MS. (no. 46) and Napier, Wulfstan, no. 28 Uton spirjan
16.
28-29
Anonymous homily Be mistlican gelimpan (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be mislicum gelimpum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.29)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
28
Rubric:
Be mislicum gelimpum
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 35
17.
29-30
Anonymous homily Her is git o er [wynn]el god eaca (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Her is git oþer ƿel god eaca (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.30)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
29
Rubric:
Her is git oþer ƿel god eaca
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 38
18.
30-30
A nationwide penance against the great (Viking) army (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ðis man geraedde þa se micele here come to lande (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.31 and B14.25)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
30
Rubric:
Ðis man gerædde
Napier, Wulfstan, no. 39
Liebermann, Gesetze I 262. Aethelred VII a
19.
31-40
lfric OSB, First Old English Letter for Wulfstan(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola lfrici
To gehadedum mannum. Manu neoterica inscribitur epistola lfrici (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B1.8.2)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Deest secunda epistola lfrici(Content authored by Nasmith)
31
Rubric:
To gehadedum mannum
31
Incipit:
Us biscopum gedafenað
Thorpe, Ancient Laws, fol. ed., p. 452
20.
40-42
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 23(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be gehadedum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
40
Rubric:
Be gehadedum mannum
40
Incipit:
Gehadodum mannum gebirað ælc clænnes
Thorpe, p. 436 (Polity XXIII)
21.
42-42
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 22(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
To gehadedum 7 læƿedum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
42
Rubric:
To gehadedum 7 laeƿedum
42
Incipit:
Gehadedum mannum gebirað eac þæt hi laeƿede men ƿisian
Thorpe, 436 (Polity XXII)
22.
42-43
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 25(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be eallum cristenum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
42
Rubric:
Be eallum cristenum mannum
42
Incipit:
Eallum cristenum mannum is micel þearf
Thorpe, 439 (Polity XXV) with different ending after “omnes dixerunt. Amen”
43
Explicit:
þonne ah ælc ciric þegn ... ... sƿa sƿa beo tæcan. Sit nomen domini benedictum
23.
43-46
Nor hymbra preosta lagu (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Norðhymbra preosta lagu (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.32)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
43
Rubric:
Norðhymbra preosta lagu
Thorpe, loc. cit. 416. Liebermann, p. 380
24.
46-47
Lawcode II Eadgar (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
her is eadgares cynincges gerædnes (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.16)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
46
Rubric:
Her is Eadgares cynincges gerædnes
46
Incipit:
Þys is seo gerædnes þe eadgar cyngc
Thorpe, p. 111. Liebermann, p. 194. Eadgar II
25.
47-48
Lawcode III Eadgar (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Eadgares cynincges gerædnes (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.17)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
47
Rubric:
Eadgares cynincges gerædnes
47
Incipit:
þis is ðon seo ƿorld cunde gerædnes
Thorpe, p. 112. Liebermann, p. 200. Eadgar III
48-51
Lawcode V thelred (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ethelred's laws
Leges thelredi regis (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.23)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
48
Rubric:
In nomine domini
48
Incipit:
Ðis is seo gerædnes þe engla cyningc
Thorpe, p. 129. Liebermann, p. 237. thelred V
51-52
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 24 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Part of Polity XXIV. Thorpe, 438
27.
52-52
Wulfstan, The Christian Life (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De preceptis Domini (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.8 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
52
Rubric:
De preceptis domini
52
Incipit:
Micel is us nyd þearf
Napier, Wulfstan 10, p. 66
28.
52-52
Wulfstan, The Christian Life (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De vitiis principalibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.8 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
52
Rubric:
De uitiis principalibus
52
Incipit:
Micel is eac neod
28, 29 copied for Professor Napier
29.
52-52
Wulfstan, The Christian Life (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De virtutibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.8 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
52
Rubric:
De uirtutibus
52
Incipit:
Ðonne syndon eahta
28, 29 copied for Professor Napier
30.
53-53
Lawcode I thelstan (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
ðelstanes cynincges gerædnes (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.8)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
53
Rubric:
ðelstanes cynincges gerædnes
Thorpe, p. 82. Liebermann, p. 146. thelstan I
31.
53-55
Latin sermon De christianitate (related to Wulfstan, The Christian Life) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De christianitate, Latine (Content authored by Nasmith)
53
Rubric:
De Christianitate
(Latin)
Napier, Wulfstan 9, p. 60
32.
55-56
Latin sermon De christianitate (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sermo Latinus cujus rubrica desideratur (Content authored by Nasmith)
55
Incipit:
Credite ergo karissimi patrem
Napier, Wulfstan 9, p. 64
33.
56-57
Wulfstan, The Christian Life (version of)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
her ongnneð be cristendome (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.8)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
56
Rubric:
Her onginnað be cristendome
Napier, Wulfstan 10, p. 65
34.
57-61
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 25 (part commonly found in Wulfstan, The Christian Life)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part), B2.2.8 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
57
Incipit:
Eala leofan man us is sƿiðe micel þearf þæt ofer ealle
Part of Polity XXV. Thorpe, p. 439. Napier 10, p. 67
35.
61-64
Wulfstan, Isaiah on the punishment for sin(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De visione Isaiae prophetae quam vidit super Iudam et Jerusalem, scilicet loca quaedam ex Isaia propheta Latine et Saxonice (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.9)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
61
Rubric:
Incipit de uisione Isaiae prophete qua(m) uidit super Iudam
Napier, Wulfstan 6
36.
64-64
Wulfstan, Isaiah on the punishment for sin (continued)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Verba Hieremiae prophetas (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.9)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
64
Rubric:
Uerba Hieremiae prophete
Napier, Wulfstan 6, p. 49
64
Incipit:
Hieremias se ƿitega myngode
Only 10 lines left: a leaf is then wanting after “ƿeorðan”
p. 99, l. 14, Napier
37.
65-66
Wulfstan, Gifts of the Holy Spirit(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De septiformi spiritu
De septiformi spiritu (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.6)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Napier, Wulfstan 7
beginning imperfectly
65
Incipit:
þe of godes agenre gife cymð
(Napier, p. 52, l. 23)
38.
66-68
Wulfstan, Antichrist(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De antichristo Latine et Saxonice (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.1.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
66
Rubric:
De Anticristo
(Latin)
Napier, Wulfstan 11
67
(De Anticristo)
(Anglo-Saxon)
Napier, Wulfstan 12
39.
68-71
Wulfstan, The last days(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.1.5)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
68
Incipit:
Interrogatus Ihesus
Napier, Wulfstan 13
40.
71-72
Wulfstan, Matthew on the last days(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.1.2)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
71
Incipit:
Egressus Ihesus
Napier, Wulfstan 14
41.
72-74
Wulfstan, Luke on the last days(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.1.3)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
72
Incipit:
Erunt signa
Napier, Wulfstan 15
42.
74-78
Wulfstan, The deeds of Antichrist(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De temporibus Antichristi
Homelia cujus rubrica deest (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.1.4)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Napier, Wulfstan 16
43.
78-80
Anonymous homily De die iudicii (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
In die iudicii
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.32)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Napier, Wulfstan 40
44.
80-81
Wulfstan, Ezekiel on negligent priests, with extra material(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Verba Ezechiel prophetae de pigris aut timidis vel negligentibus pastoribus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.3.4 and B3.4.33)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
80
Rubric:
Uerba Ezechiel
Napier, Wulfstan 41
45.
82-86
Wulfstan, Sermo Lupi ad Anglos(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sermo Lupi ad Anglos (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.4.2b)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
82
Rubric:
Sermo Lupi ad Anglos, quando Dani maxime persecuti sunt eos quos (corr. to quod) fuit AN. MLO VIIII. ab incarnatione domini nostri Ihesu Christi
Napier, Wulfstan 33
46.
86-87
Wulfstan, Evil rulers(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sermo Lupi (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.4.3)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
86
Rubric:
Sermo Lupi
Napier, Wulfstan 34
(occurs again at p. 26 of this MS., no. 15)
47.
87-87
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 2 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be cinincge (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorpe, p. 422 note. Polity II. Liebermann, p. 267. thelred 36
48.
87-87
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 3(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be cinedome (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorpe, p. 423. Polity III with Latin glosses
49.
87-88
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 4(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
desideratur rubrica Be cynestole (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorpe, p. 423. Polity IV
50.
88-88
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 10 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De episcopis Paulus dicit (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
88
Rubric:
De episcopis Paulus dicit
88
Incipit:
Oportet enim episcopum ... Biscopum gebiriað ealdlice ƿisan
Thorpe 429 note
51.
88-89
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 6 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Item (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorpe 425. Polity VI to prolongabitur ab eo
52.
89-89
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 11(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be eorlum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XI Thorpe 429
53.
89-89
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 19 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be sacerdum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XIX (first part). Thorpe 432
54.
89-90
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 23 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be gehadedum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XXIII (first part). Thorpe 436 note
55.
90-90
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 13(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be abbodum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XIII. Thorpe 430
56.
90-90
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 14 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be munecan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XIV (first part). Thorpe 430
57.
90-90
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 15 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be minecenan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XV (first part). Thorpe 431
58.
90-90
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 16 and ch. 23 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be preostan 7 be nunnan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XVI. Thorpe 431
59.
90-91
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 22 (part)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be læƿedum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XXII. Thorpe 436
60.
91-91
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 17(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be ƿudeƿan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XVII. Thorpe 431
61.
91-91
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 25(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be circan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XXV. Thorpe 439
62.
92-93
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 24(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be eallum cristenum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Polity XXIV. Thorpe 438
63.
93-96
Lawcode VIII thelred (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Lex thelredi regis Be cirices griðe (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.26)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
93
Rubric:
Anno M . XIIII. ab incarnatione domini nostri Ihesu Christi
Liebermann 263. Aethelred VIII
64.
96-97
Lawcode I Eadmund (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Eadmundes gerædnes (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.13)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Rubric of I Aethelstan (already copied on p. 53), Liebermann, p. 146, followed by I Eadmund, Liebermann 184
65.
97-101
Wulfstan's Canons of Edgar(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Canones Eadgari
Her gebirað nu to eadgares gerædnes be gehadodru manna liffadunge (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.1.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorpe, pp. 395-402
66.
101-102
Ge ync o (legal text) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be ƿergildum 7 be geþindum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.46)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
101
Rubric:
Be ƿergildum 7 be geðinðum
Liebermann, p. 456, Geþyncðo
67.
102-102
Nor leoda laga (legal text) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Norð leoda laga (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.47)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
102
Rubric:
Norð leoda laga
Liebermann, p. 458
68.
102-102
Mircne laga (legal text) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be mercena laga (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.48)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
102
Rubric:
Be mircna laga
102
Rubric:
Be mirciscan aðe
Liebermann, p. 462
102-102
A 1 (legal text) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
(Cameron B14.49)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
102-103
A 2 (legal text). Hadbot (legal text) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be gehadodum manna aðe 7 be hadbote (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.49 and B14.50)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
102
Rubric:
Be gehadodum manna aðe 7 be hadbote
Liebermann, p. 464
70.
103-104
Wulfstan, Baptism (Latin text)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De baptismo (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.5)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
103
Rubric:
Incipit de baptisma
Napier, Wulfstan 4 (Latin)
71.
105-108
Wulfstan, Baptism (Old English text)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica, quae in alio codice sermo de baptismate (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B2.2.5)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Napier, Wulfstan 5
72.
108-112
De ecclesiasticis gradibus (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De ecclesiasticis gradibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.3)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
108
Rubric:
De ecclesiasticis gradibus
Wanley, 144 and 47 ff. “Ciric hadas sindon to healdenne”
73.
112-112
The Benedictine Office (in Old English) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Directions for Church offices (Benedictine)
De ecclesiasticis officiis (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B12.7)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ed. Feiler, Benediktiner Offizium (Anglistische Forschungen 4, 1901) from Junius 121, the only other MS. (and complete) with variants from this MS.
Also Thomson, Godcunde lar, p. 114
74.
112-114
The Benedictine Office (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Directions for Church offices (Benedictine)
Admonitio de horis quibus in quolibet die Deus precandus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B12.7 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ed. Feiler, Benediktiner Offizium (Anglistische Forschungen 4, 1901) from Junius 121, the only other MS. (and complete) with variants from this MS.
Also Thomson, Godcunde lar, p. 114
75.
114-115
Handbook for the Use of a Confessor (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
On confession
Admonitio ad confessarios (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B11.4)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
114
Incipit:
Quando aliquis uoluerit
Thorpe, 402-415
About 13 lines at top of p. 115 have been washed off. Text then resumes
115
(113)
Incipit:
Preueniat hunc famulum
Thomson, loc. cit. p. 209. Feiler, p. 80. Wanley, p. 145
76.
115-117
Handbook for the Use of a Confessor (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De confessione peccatorum et penitentia subeunda coram episcopo die cinerum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B11.4 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thomson, loc. cit. p. 209. Feiler, p. 80. Wanley, p. 145
77.
117-121
Handbook for the Use of a Confessor (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Multa de penitentia ex libro penitentiali quem ex Latino Saxonicum fecit Ecgberthtus Ebor. archiepiscopus (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B11.4 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thomson, loc. cit. p. 209. Feiler, p. 80. Wanley, p. 145
78.
121-124
Handbook for the Use of a Confessor (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be dædbetan (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B11.4 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thomson, loc. cit. p. 209. Feiler, p. 80. Wanley, p. 145
79.
124-125
Handbook for the Use of a Confessor (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be mightigum mannum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B11.4 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thomson, loc. cit. p. 209. Feiler, p. 80. Wanley, p. 145
80.
125-126
De egris (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Theodoras de segris qui jejunare non possunt, Latine (Content authored by Nasmith)
125
Incipit:
Theodorus de egris qui ieiunare non possunt
Thorpe 306
81.
126-130
Lawcodes VIII thelred and I , II Cnut (parts) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Leges Canuti
Leges Canuti regis (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B14.30 (part) and B14.24 (part))(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liebermann 278, I, II Cnut in a fragmentary form with additions: together with VI thelred 16-49, loc. cit. p. 252
This is on p. 128 of the MS. following I Cnut, 7, 3
82.
130-131
Wulfstan, Institutes of Polity, ch. 19 (part), with additional material (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Be sacerdum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B13.2, B13.6, B14.30, and B14.51)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
130
Rubric:
Be Sacerdan
130
Incipit:
Micel is 7 mære þæt sacerd ah to donne folce to þearfe
Polity XIX with an addition
Copied for Professor Napier
83.
131-146
The Old English Apollonius of Tyre (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
her onginneð seo gerecednes be antioche þa ungesæhgan cin(in)gce 7 be apolonige þam tiriscan ealdorman (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B4.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
131
Apollonius of Tyre
Ed. by Benj. Thorpe, London, 1834, and by Zupitza, Archiv f. neu. Spr. XCVII, 17
Ends
145
Explicit:
ac þæt he hele sƿa hƿæt sƿa þaron sy to tale
146
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Volume II
84.
147-149
On the Resting Places of English Saints (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The Saints of England
her cyð ymbe þa halgan þeon angel cynne restað (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B18.8)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ed. by Liebermann, Die Heiligen Englands, 1889: see p. xiv. This is MS. C in his edition. It contains both parts of the tract
85.
149-151
On the Resting Places of English Saints (continued) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The Saints of England
her onginneð setgam be godes scm ðe on engla lande ærest reston (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B18.8 cont.)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ed. by Liebermann, Die Heiligen Englands, 1889: see p. xiv. This is MS. C in his edition. It contains both parts of the tract
The last three lines, at top of p. 151, seem to me to be in another hand
86.
151-160
Old English Genesis (part) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
lfric's Genesis 37
her cydde god ælmihtig his mildheortnisse þe he abrahame behet 7 iosepe 7 abrahames ofspringe (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B8.1.2)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Haec tractatio de Josepho patriarcha est pars versionis seu potius excerptorum lfrici ex libro Geneseos scil. cap. XXXVII usque ad cap. XLVII, vers. 18(Content authored by Nasmith)
151
Another hand, slightly sloping: very clear
See W lcker, A.-S. Litt. 469, 2. K rner Einleitung in Angels chs. II 8. Grein, Prosabibliothek, p. 80
160
Ending imperfectly
160
Explicit:
ne feoh ne orf 7 þu sylf ƿard
161-165
The Judgement Day II, Old English poem translated from Bede's De die iudicii (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Versus Bedae presbiteri de die judicii Saxonicis versibus redditi (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron A17)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nos. 87, 88 are in the same hand as no. 1
These poems were edited by Dr Lumby for the E. E. T. S. in 1876 in a volume entitled Be domes dæge: also in Grein-Wülcker
They consist of
a.
161
A version of the poem ascribed to Bede and Alcuin de die iudicii (Inter florigeras)
b.
165
A supplementary exhortation called by Lumby Lar
165-166
An Exhortation to Christian Living (Old English poem) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
(Cameron A18)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
88.
166-167
A summons to prayer (Old English and Latin macaronic poem) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio poetica ex adonicis (quales facere potuerunt) versibus partim Latinis partim Saxonicis (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron A19)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
c.
166
An Oratio Poetica
89.
167-169
The Lord's Prayer II (Old English poem) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Paraphrasis poetica in orationem dominicam (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron A20)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
d.
166
Paraphrases of the Lord's Prayer and the Gloria Patri
d, e are in a different hand from the rest
90.
169-170
The Gloria I (Old English poem) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Paraphrasis poetica in doxologiam (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron A21)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
e.
166
Paraphrases of the Lord's Prayer and the Gloria Patri
d, e are in a different hand from the rest
91.
170-178
Forms of absolution and confession, etc. (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Modus confitendi
Modus confitendi peccata, Latine (Content authored by Nasmith)
Thorpe, p. 402
The hand of this is very large and round. The Confiteor in full, followed (p. 171) by Preces and Absolutio: on pp. 173-174 a form pro femina. Two leaves (pp. 171-174) are misplaced. They precede, instead of following, pp. 175, 176
pp. 177, 178 are blank
Volume III
92.
179-212
Theodulf of Orl ans, Capitula(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Canones Numero XLV in usum clericorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Here begins another volume in a larger hand than appears elsewhere (save in no. 91, which is larger still): 27 lines to a page
The contents of items 92 - 94(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) are the Canons of Theodulf, the original of the Ecclesiastical Institutes in Thorpe, p. 469
179
Incipit:
Obsecro uos fratres dilectissimi
212
(222)
Ending
212
(222)
Explicit:
sed claustris monasterii contineri
93.
212-220
Anonymous homily Ic bidde eow (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Homelia cujus desideratur rubrica (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B3.4.55)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The Anglo-Saxon version contained in Thorpe, pp. 466-469, follows on pp. 212-220
94.
221-259
Theodulf of Orl ans, Capitula (Old English version)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Canones precedentes, Saxonice (Content authored by Nasmith)
(Cameron B10.6.1)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
On pp. 221-259 is the A.-S. version contained in Thorpe, pp. 469-488
95.
260-261
Usuard, Martyrologium (preface)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Oswardi monachi ad Karolum regem (Content authored by Nasmith)
260
(270)
In a hand of cent. xii early
260
Incipit:
Domino Regum piissimo karolo osuuardus sacerdos
261
Explicit:
dignetur custodire potentia. Amen
96.
261-261
Usuard, Martyrologium (extract from Introduction)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Adnotatio de diebus festivalibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
261
Incipit:
Festiuitates sanctorum apostolorum seu martyrum
(10 lines only) ending
261
Explicit:
offertur deo qui martyres coronauit
It is the Prologue to Usuard's Martyrology (P. L. CXXIII 453): collated by Hampe (Neues Archiv, XXII 669)
262
(272)
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