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Bod-Inc: G-291

Guido de Monte Rochen

Manipulus curatorum (7th recension).


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Table of contents.]

A4r Guido de Monte Rochen: [Letter addressed to] Raimundus Gaston, Bishop of Valencia. ‘Actoris epistola. [R]euerendo in Christo patri ac domino domino Richardo diuina prouidentia sancte Valentine episcopo . . .’ See G‑276.

a4v Guido de Monte Rochen: ‘Prologus.’ ‘[Q]uia secundum quod dicit propheta Malachias . . .’

a5r ‘Diuisio huius operis.’

a5r Guido de Monte Rochen: Manipulus curatorum. ‘Tractatus primus de sacramentis in generali. Et habet tria capitula. De institutione sacramentorum. Capitulum primum.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uantum ad sacramenta . . . Sciendum est ergo quod sacramenta omnia . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . . cuius regni conciues . . . amen. Hec circa officium curatorum breuiter a me perstricta sunt ut simpplices in aliquibus instruantur . . . et pro me peccatore preces ad deum fideliter fundat. Hec insuper exarata sunt in sancta ciuitate Coloniensi anno domini M.cccc.xcii in vigilia Hieronimi.’

Q8r ‘[S]umere eucharistie sacramentum undecim sunt conditiones . . .’

Q8r ‘Casus episcopales patent in his versibus'. Incipit: ‘Qui facit incestum deflorans aut homicida sacrilegus . . . dicendis adibis'; 8 lines.


Imprint: Cologne: [Heinrich Quentell], 29 Sept. 1492. 4°.


Collation: A8 B–P6 Q8.


ISTC: ig00602000

GW: GW 11818;

Hain: HCR 8203; C 2835;

Goff: Goff G‑602;

BMC: BMC I 277;

Proctor: Pr 1311;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑460; Oates 748; Schramm VIII p. 20; Schreiber V 4141 and 4141a (var.); Voullième, Köln, 520.

LCN: 14457957


Copy number: G-291(1)

Wanting gathering Q. The word ‘finit' has been printed on P6v.

Binding: Early sixteenth-century English blind-tooled calf(?) over wooden boards, one metal catch and remains of clasp, hinged from the upper cover. Triple fillets form an intersecting triple frame; in the inner rectangle is a panel of St Martin within a frame with scenes from the chase running round continuously, so that at the lower part of the panel it is upside down; see Oldham, Blind Panels, 42 ST. 34, pl. LII.

Size: 213 × 152 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 208 × 148 mm.

Both pastedowns, consisting of thirteenth-century(?) manuscript pastedowns and now removed, have offset text and red or green initials on back boards.

Early inscription on a1v: ‘Per istum librum et omnes alios sub nostra potestate existentes omni in loco abolitum nomen pape unacum eius aucthoritate'; other marginal annotations, extracting key words, in the same hand and in a later one.

Provenance: Albert Ehrman (1890-1969); armorial book-plate; accession no. ‘788'; purchased from McLeish and Sons in 1924 for £2. 10. 0. Presented in 1978 by John Ehrman.

SHELFMARK: Broxb. 29.10.

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