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Bod-Inc: J-215

Jordanus Osnabrugensis

De imperio Romano.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Jordanus Osnabrugensis; [Alexander de Roes]: De imperio Romano [addressed to] Jacobus de Columna, Cardinal deacon of S. Maria in via lata. Incipit: ‘[M]entes hominum diuinis informare virtutibus . . .’ See H. Grundmann and H. Heimpel in Monumenta Germaniae Historica. Staatsschriften des späteren Mittelalters I, 1 (1958), 47; VL I 222-6, at 223; VL IV 852-3. The Memoriale de praerogativa Romani imperii of Alexander de Roes incorporates the work of Jordanus; see chapters 4-9 of the edition of Grundmann and Heimpel.


Imprint: [Rome: Wolf Han, c.1476]. 4°.


Collation: [a12].


ISTC: ia00410300

Hain: HC *9437;

Goff: Goff J‑473;


Proctor: Pr 3370;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑243; Sack, Freiburg, 2154; Sheppard 2860. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 14486980


Copy number: J-215(1)

Bound with:
1. Petrus de Monte, De potestate Romani Pontificis et Generalis Concilii. [Rome: Wolf Han, c.1476 (M‑318); the rest of the volume contains various fifteenth-century manuscript items, for which see Coxe, Laudian MSS, pp. 208-11.

Binding: Limp sheep over Italian pasteboards, with two strings made of cloth. Impression of number ‘16' visible at the head of upper cover.

Size: 292 × 212 × 73 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 213 mm.

On the front endleaf a list of contents in Laud's hand: ‘H 45. In hoc liber continentur . . .’

Provenance: Giovanni Antonio Delphini (1506-1561); inscription on [a1r] of item 1: ‘Jo. Delphini'. William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury (1573-1645); inscription on [a1r] of item 1: ‘Liber Guilielmi Laud Archiepiscopi Cantuariensis et Cancellarii Vniuersitatis Oxoniensis 1635.’ Donated by Laud in 1636; see Coxe, Laudian MSS, p. xxxvi.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Fysher, Catalogus, II 196: ‘S I 18 Jur. Seld et fol. H 45 inter codd Laud'; ‘Laud 249'.

SHELFMARK: MS. Laud Misc. 249(2).

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