inscription tells us that after the book was bought for St. Mary's Priory, Coventry it was added to by Brother John of Grenborough. Various medical texts were then added over the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. Two separate books of
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 ,
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
London production. Fourteenth/fifteenth century inscriptions on f. 183r: William Barnes ; Richard Drow ; William Dro.. ; Anthony Elcocke ; John Ellcocke . F. 107r names of eight members of the Browne family from the fifteenth century: Mr Thomas Browne
John Pryns (ff. 10v, 23v), Margret Coren (13r, 18v, top margin), Rychard Lewelyn (f. 23v), John Williams , Nicholas Williams (f. 25 on the right margin) and Thomas Carwardyn (?), and a few others which are difficult to read;
Gradon 1988, p. xxviii). Arnold, T., ed, 1869-71. Select English Works of John Wyclif , 3 vols, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Arnold, T., ed, 1871. Select English Works of John Wyclif: Sermons on the Ferial Gospels and Sunday Epistles , 3
1. McIntosh, A., Samuels, M. L. and Benskin, M. 1986. A Linguistic Atlas of Late Medieval English: County Dictionary , 4 vols, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 4. Underhill, E., ed, 1923. The Scale of Perfection , London: John M. Watkins.
English Legendary . f. 1v Contemporary table of contents in Latin Copied on the modern leaf, f. 2, probably by John Brand, the manuscript's first recorded owner. Ff. 2r-v blank. f. 3r South English Legendary: Legend of St. Michael (IMEV
11-30. McIntosh, A., Samuels, M. L. and Benskin, M. 1986. A Linguistic Atlas of Late Medieval English: County Dictionary , 4 vols, Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 4. Underhill, E., ed, 1923. The Scale of Perfection , London: John M. Watkins.
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.
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
luctus'. Hilka 1926, pp. 123-54. ff. 89ra-90rb Fall of Troy 'Excidium troie'. 'Vlcio pugnatur fit machina troia crematur'. ff. 90rb-94va John of Bridlington 'Prophecia cuiusdam de domino edwardo rege anglie tercio post conquestum'. 'Hinc terrena spuens sanctus super ethera scandit'.
hand wrote the title of art. 3 and a few other notes. Mynors and Thomson note that this is probably John Foxholes OFM, who was at the Lichfield convent in 1436-41, and then at Oxford c. 1451, and archbishop of
with extended red penwork into left margin e.g. ff. 6v (stained), 14v. Not medieval. Date: early nineteenth century. Rebound by John Jones of Liverpool (worked for Holkham 1816-1823), brown gilt calf. Spine: STIMULUS/CONSCIENTIAE/MS./ANGL./SAEC.XIV./668. Coke family ostrich cre st in gilt
notation. In good condition with its original binding. Texts still clear and decoration fresh. Sixteenth century: F. 116r - ' John Morgan ' - late fifteenth/early sixteenth century. Catalogued and encoded by Rebecca Farnham, University of Birmingham, 2003. Related Manuscripts
The fragmentary leaves of the manuscript have now been remounted separately. f. 1r South English Legendary: In principio (homily on John 1:1-14) (IMEV 276 ) '[A ] mong oþer gospels hit tys noȝt to byleue'. English f. 2r South English
of St. Barnabas (IMEV 2856 ) English Cf. Horstmann 1887, pp. 26-29. ff. 87r-88v South English Legendary: Life of St. John the Baptist (IMEV 2945 ) English ff. 88v-95r South English Legendary: Life of St. Peter (IMEV 3046 ) English