Manuscript: Royal MS 10 A. vii
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British Library, Royal MS 10 A. vii
 

Produced: England, 2nd quarter 13th century

Language: Latin

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Scribe: Multiple

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Media: Vellum
Script: Littera textualis

Folios: 218  Height: 23.2 cm   Width: 17.3 cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

Theological Distinctiones, notes and commonplaces, sermons, the Aviarium and a moralized Bestiary, in Latin.

Folios 150r-159v: 'Libellus cuiusdam ad Ramerum (Rainerum?) conuersum cognomine corde benignum': the De avibus of Hugo de Fouilloy. Differs by the omission of several chapters (31, 43, 44, 50-53, 56-58) and transposition and abridgement of others (35-37). Illustrated by pen drawings. Prologue begins 'Desiderii tui, karissime'; text, 'Si dor-miatis inter medios'. Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: none.

Folios 215r-216v: Bestiary exerpts, not illustrated. Begins 'Est animal quod Grece dicitur elephas'.


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