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
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
these texts (1986, p. 199). Paues assigns a 'Southern' dialect to the Prologue, Peter, James, 1 John and the Pauline Epistles whilst 2-3 John, Jude, Matthew and the Acts are 'Midland with a more or less strong intermixture of Southern
) 'We shal bileue þat þis pater noster'. 'shal we haue euer lastynge fredom. Amen'. 'Explicit pater noster'. ff. 3v-4v John Wyclif Ave Maria (IPMEP 455 ) 'Men greten commonly our lady goddis moder'. 'worshipe the marie wiþ al our
1500, ' iohn baker owe this boke wytnes iohn fuller edmund baker damyd'; John Baker's name also appears on ff. 33, 41v, 48v, 52v, 53v, 57v. John Wood ' in a sixteenth-century hand on ff. 34v, 86. On f. 59r,
of the Prick of Conscience now kept as Manchester, John Rylands Library, Eng. MS 90 ( olim Asburnham 136) with which it once formed one manuscript. On f. 1v of Manchester, John Rylands Library, Eng. MS 90 is 'Iste sunt
Harley 1260, f. 166r. f. 69r-v Indulgence of Clement V for the gospel (curus evangelii) of St. John Latin ff. 69v-70r Indulgence of John XXII (1317) for the psalter of St. Mary. Latin ff. 70v-71r Memoriale for St. Mary 'De
of verbs 'Partes oracionis quot sunt octo'. 'I loue thu louest he loueth amo amas amat'. Latin English ff. 5r-7v John Leylond? Accidence/Liber Accidencium (IPMEP 308.B ) and (IPMEP 350 ) 'In how many maners schalt thou bygynne to make
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.
in red. Two-line blue initials with red penwork flourishing extending down the left margin. Not medieval. ff. 75 'Written by John Watson' appears on the first fly-leaf. Good Unknown The second flyleaf carries the inscription '1819 White Knights Library 1450'.
and Benskin 1986, p. 196). A manuscript containing religious tracts inluding the Memoriale Credencium , work by a follower of John Wyclif, and the Fifteen Oes among others. ff. 1r-69r Memoriale Credencium (IPMEP 448 ) 'Man & woman þat wylneþ
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 ,