to local saints (Edden 2000, p. 58). Inscriptions on the penultimate flyleaf refer to 'Johannes More, Mildenham Wygornie' referring to John More , Prior of Worcester, 1499-1507 and Thomas Meldenham , prior of Worcester 1499-1507 (Edden 2000, p. 58). See
239). A mid fifteenth-century (c. 1420-1426) collection of devotional and didactic texts with some in Latin, compiled by the author, John Audelay . ff. 1r-2r Instructions in Christian Living ( IMEV *39 ) 'In hel ne purgatore non oþer plase'.
blank, a later hand on f. 17v has transcribed the opening of the treatise appearing on f. 18r. ff. 18r-53r John Lelamour Herbal/Treatise of Macer (IPMEP 459 ) 'Here followeth the konnyng and sage clerk marcer'. 'Ingworte or moderworte is
kyngys of coleyne primo die Januare anno domini millesimo ccccxlij'. English prose abridgement of the Historia SS. Trium Regum of John of Hildesheim, c. 1400. The text is collated and described in Horstmann 1886. ff. 216ra-255ra Titus and Vespasian (IMEV
London, British Library, MS Additional 37787, f. 71r. Latin ff. 95r-97r Prayer with note of 6,000 years' indulgence from Pope John. Latin Codex Parchment 165 120 mm 1 8 , ff. 71r-78v; 2 8 , ff. 79r-86v; 3 8 ,
ed, 1980. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville: Facsimile of Pynson s Edition of 1496 , Exeter Medieval English Texts and Studies, Exeter: University of Exeter. Seymour, M. C. 1994. Sir John Mandeville , in Seymour, M.
harlowe Anno domini 1576'. Back flyleaf ii, in sixteenth-century hands: ' Alexander Gatton Genttellman dede borro this bok of Mr. John Cellsonne alldermane of the Sette of Rochester 1573'. Bookplate of the Earls of Essex dated 1701 no longer extant.
horder emebat...'. This inscription is in same hand as that of the scribe. Folio 1r - contemporary ownership inscription of John Horder: 'Hunc librum & librum vocatum gracia dei qui est in custodia willielmi carenti habeant abbatissa & conventus shaftoniensis
; f. 68v (eighteenth century) - Nicholas Berbour ; f. 111v (nineteenth century) - Edward Burbecke , Jane Lawson , John Empson ; ff. 108r-109r - recipes in the hand of Nicholas Watson , surgeon to Sir William Hylton ,
181, and single leaves after ff. 67, 83, 96, 135, 142, 164, 192. Unknown Fifteenth/sixteenth century: John Barns - f. 21, 61v, 106v - John (Ihon, Yon, Yan) Barns. Nineteenth century: Robert Higgins - f. 1r 'From the library of
other documents Textual For related manuscripts see Lewis and McIntosh (1982, pp. 63-64). Scribal This scribe also worked on Manchester, John Rylands University Library, English 50 (Benskin and McIntosh 1986, p. 239). A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the
disciple'. Translation into French of the Elucidarius of Honorius Augustodunensis. French Meyer 1956, pp. 117-118. ff. 46v-51v Letter from Prester John to the emperor Frederic (Barbarossa) 'Prestre iohans par la grace de ihesu crist rois'. French ff. 52r-64r Robert Grosseteste
in the generous margins. Good Unknown F. 7r - scribbles in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand with the name ?'Iohannes han de', John Hand . Catalogued and encoded: Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, March 2004. Eljenholm-Nichols, A., Orr, M. T., Scott, K.
182. He also added other Latin titles to books and some comments in the margins. F. 57v top margin - 'John (d?)ampaed/ oth this booke' and top left 'the man is blest that has not g__ '. F. 58r carrie
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1, p. 2. Hanna, R. 2002. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Western Medieval Manuscripts of St. John s College, Oxford , Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 7-8. McIntosh, A., Samuels, M. L. and Benskin, M.
later/near contemporary hand. 'Marke this well & take' written on p. 16 in a fifteenth/sixteenth century hand. Good Unknown ' John heghse_d I let the _ now þ at last hoste I ponde a now' written in a sixteenth-century? hand
Graunge'. F. 118v - 'T plegges ffor stemulus conciencie In latyn a sequenciarie a lytyl book of a treteys of John of Burdews and a Rolle of al þe cete of Rome et aliis'. A Johannes Graunge also owned Cambridge,
holes which the scribe has avoided. No owner known before John Batteley , archdeacon of Canterbury (d. 1708). The manuscript passed on to his nephew, John Batteley . Acquired from John Batteley for the Harleian Library in 1723. Catalogued and
isacar was bi olte dawe'. 'to deþe come'. English Horstmann 1875, p. 65. f. 30r-v Story of the birth of John the Baptist ( IMEV 574 ) 'Bi eroudes dai þe king a prest was of god lif'. 'Telle we
June, 1280, of two charters of Henry III, dated 20, 23 June, 1253, granting franchises to the Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem. Dat. Chertsey, 22 Sept. a o 2 [1308 ] . Latin f. 4r Edmund Rich Hymn to