in John of Arderne's Medical treatises. Scott 1996 p. 201 speculates that this manuscript was intended to travel as a physician's ~vade-mecum~. 4 full-page diagrams, in colours (ff. 108-109v). Numerous diagrams in the margins, in colours. Medical treatises, Fistula in
Illuminated initial 'A'(d honorem) at the beginning of John Somer's preface. Part 2 contains a preface by John Somer (ff. 1-2v), and a calendar (ff. 3v-9). The Psalter section (Part 1) includes a litany (ff. 138-143) and the Office of
alchemical symbols (ff. 17v-20; 30-37; 50v-51v; 65-66, 72v-75v; 89v).John Somers (b. 1651, d. 1716), Baron Somers, lawyer and politician: inscribed 'John Somers' (f. 76v).Sir Hans Sloane (b. 1660, d. 1753), baronet, physician and collector. Purchased as part of the Sloane
Miniature of John the Baptist with an angel, decorated initial 'D'(omine) and foliate borders including hybrid and human figures, at the beginning of the Hours of John the Baptist. 7 full-page miniatures with large initials (3 lines) in blue on
16th century: inscribed several times with his name (ff. 34v, 59, 63, 81v, etc.).Listing of names, 16th century: 'John Hemys(?), John hill(?), John tomson(?), Robard Ward(?)' (f. 82).John McCarthy(?), 16th century: inscribed his name (f. 72v).Added tabula (f. 1) signed
several pages. Subsequently it passed into the possession of the Sebright family, and at the sale of part of Sir John Sebright's library in 1807 (lot 1190) it was bought by Richard Heber, from whom it passed (sale-cat. 1836, lot
B 36,523 British Library, London 96 images. Date(s) Middle of xv. cent Author(s) [Adam Davy, John Lydgate, F. S. Ellis] Collection(s) Part Two: Medieval Manuscripts from the Additional Manuscripts, Section B Manuscript Number 36,523 Source Library British Library, London Description
blissed Trinite … I intende to transpose for myne owne lernynge a trettesse from Latyn into Englysch complied bi dan John Rusbroke"; and text, "Who so euer will lyffe in the moste perfytt state." Ends "and euer to praye for
f. 68 b. 40 40. Indulgence of Clement V. for the gospel (cursus avangelii) of St. John. f. 69. 41 41. Indulgence of John XXII. (1317) for the psalter of St. Mary. f. 70 b. 42 42. Memoriale for St.
appended, "quod Thomas Rytte," is probably only that of a scribe. In Sloaue 5, f. 18, is another translation by John Lelamour. The herbals in English printed by R. Wyer (undated) under the name Macer are a different work .