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[Sermones de tempore, de epistolis, de evangeliis, et de communi sanctorum : manuscript.
Brito, Thomas
Northern France? : 1250-1300?].
[299] leaves.
Book, Manuscript
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Northern France? : 1250-1300?].
contents note
Leaves 1r-97v. Sermones de tempore, de epistolis, de sanctis.-- 97v-98v. Epiphany sermon.-- 98v-116r. Sermones de communi sanctorum.-- 116v-118v. Index of Sermons on the epistle and saints.-- 118v-120v. Index of Sermons on the Gospels, A-T.-- 120v-225r. Sermones de tempore de Evangeliis.-- 229v. Index of the Sermons on the Gospels, letters V-X.-- 230r-230v. Index of the Sermons on the saints.-- 231r-284v. Sermones de communi sanctorum.-- 285r-298r. De bona meditatione.
general note
Annotation on leaf 299 v. signed: J. Nielle [?].
Bound in 17th-century red morocco gilt; sewn on 5 raised bands; gilt floral and leaf ornaments on covers and spine.
Formerly ascribed to Thomas de Lisle, these sermons actually belonged to Thomas Brito. Extant Parisian stationer's lists of 1275, 1286, and 1304 offer these sermons, belonging to Thomas Britonis, in peciae.
Gothic minuscule script; 26 long lines per page (10.5 x 7.5 cm.), lightly ruled throughout in brown ink; foliation in pencil in later hand.
Pages cropped with some loss of decoration and text in sidenotes; quires numbered in roman, i-xx, mostly lost in cropping.
Some catchwords, especially in second part of text; rubrics and paragraph marks in red; sidenotes underlined in red; large 4-line puzzle initial in red and blue, with red and blue calligraphic penwork; 1-line initials in red and blue with calligraphic penwork.
Title derived from contents.
With some contemporary and more recent parchment repairs.
Written by a single hand in Latin.
catalogue key
Acquired from Les Enluminures, 6 Mar. 2007.
Reverend John Cohen Jackson, his sale, London, Sotheby's, 13 December 1895. With the inscription: "Sum John. C. Jackson 1850" on front flyleaf.

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