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Bod-Inc: H-062

Herolt, Johannes

Sermones Discipuli.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Table of contents, in alphabetical order.]

c4v ‘Isti sunt casus papales.’ Incipit: ‘[M]anus violentas in clericum vel etiam in accolitum . . .’ The text found here is related to GW 6181-4.

c5r ‘Isti sunt casus episcopales.’ Incipit: ‘[B]lasphematores dei et sanctorum . . .’ The text found here is related to GW 6181-4.

c5v ‘Iste sunt inhibitiones a sacra communione.’ Incipit: ‘[I]nfrascripti quos nominabo prohibentur a communione . . .’

d1r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Sermones Discipuli (de tempore). ‘Sermones Discipuli de tempore per circulum anni incipiunt. Dominica prima aduentus domini. Sermo primus de aduentu Christi in carnem.’ Incipit: ‘  “[E]cce rex tuus venit tibi mansuetus et cetera.” Zach. .ix. Math. .xxi . . . [Za 9,9; Mt 21,5] Egregius doctor noster sanctus Thomas de Aquino dicit quod nulla actio sit perfecta siue meritoria nisi fuerit per gratiam dei illuminata . . .’ See H‑060.

M1v [Table of contents (sermones de sanctis)].

M2r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Sermones Discipuli (de sanctis). [Prologue.] ‘Prologus in sermones Discipuli de sanctis per circulum anni incipit.’ Incipit: ‘[L]audate dominum in sanctis eius. Psalmus .cl. [Ps 150,1] Rogatus vt post collecturam sermonum Discipuli de tempore . . .’

M2r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Sermones Discipuli (de sanctis). ‘Primus sermo generalis de sanctis.’ Incipit: ‘[U]nde in principio sermonum Discipuli de sanctis. Primo intendo communem sermonem ponere predicabilem . . .’ See H‑061.

T8v ‘Registrum breve huius operis secundum ordinis alphabeti.’

U3r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Promptuarium exemplorum. [Prologue.] ‘Incipit prologus in promptuarium exemplorum Discipuli secundum ordinem alphabeti.’ Incipit: ‘[U]tile et expediens est . . .’

U3r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Promptuarium exemplorum. ‘Capitulum de A. Abstinentia. Frater quidam abstinuit a cibo vsque ad terciam vsque ad sextam et vsque ad nonam. Exemplum .i.’ Incipit: ‘[L]egitur in uitas patrum quod quidam frater . . .’ See H‑061.

gg2r [Table of contents, in alphabetical order.]

gg8r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Promptuarium de miraculis BVM. [Prologue.] ‘Prologus in promptuarium Discipuli de miraculis beate Marie virginis incipit.’ Incipit: ‘[A]d laudem dei omnipotentis cum sepe recitantur miracula . . .’

gg8r Discipulus; [Herolt, Johannes]: Promptuarium de miraculis BVM. ‘Imperatrici subuenit Maria in maximis angustiis. Exemplum .i.’ Incipit: ‘[F]uit quidam romanus imperator qui habuit vxorem genere et moribus nobilissimam . . .’ See H‑061.

ii7r [Table of contents.]

ii7v [Colophon.]

ii8r [List of abbreviated references.]


Imprint: Strasbourg: [Martin Flach], 1488. Folio.

Remarks: In four parts: (A) Sermones de tempore; (B) Sermones de sanctis; (C) Promptuarium exemplorum; (D) Promptuarium de miraculis BVM.


Collation: a b8 c6 d–f8 g6 h i8 k–m6 n–z A–H8 I6 K–Z aa–gg8 hh10 ii8.


ISTC: ih00114000

Hain: HC *8496;

Goff: Goff H‑114;

BMC: BMC I 148;

Proctor: Pr 679;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑203; Sack, Freiburg, 1814; Sheppard 508.

LCN: 14511287


Copy number: H-062(1)

Wanting leaf a1, containing the title-page.

Binding: Eighteenth-century red morocco, by Richard Weir for Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh; gold-tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, and green silk bookmark.

Size: 288 × 189 × 68 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 182 mm.

A few marginal annotations, extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in an early hand and by Jean Antoine Deladehors. Sheet inserted between aa1 and aa2 containing a note by Francis Douce listing ‘books used in the “Speculum exemplorum"'.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Jean Antoine Deladehors (seventeenth century); his name on A1r. Justin, comte MacCarthy Reagh (1744-1811); his anonymous sale (London: Leigh & Sotheby, 23 May 1789), lot 1508; Douce's copy of the catalogue is annotated ‘Douce 0. 5. 6'. Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 211.

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