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
be identified with John Turke (d. c. 1561), warden of the Company of Stationers of London in 1558.Presented to the British Museum by George II in 1757 as part of the Old Royal Library. Table of eclipses John Somer England
two works by John Lydgate, the Troy Book, a translation from Historia destructionis Troiae of Guido delle Colonne, originally presented by Lydgate to Henry V in 1420, and the Siege of Thebes of 1421-1422.Part 3 includes: John Lydgate, Testament (ff.
Blandus', f. 127v; John lyenell : f. 1v - 'John lyenell'; John Russel : eighteenth century - f. 1v, 124v, 127v - 'John Russel'; John Pygyn eighteenth/nineteenth century - f. 1r, 1v, 2r, 127v - 'John pygyn'; John Legus :