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Bod-Inc: R-062

Richardus Archiepiscopus Armachanus

Defensorium curatorum.


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a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Richardus (Fitzralph), Archiepiscopus Armachanus: Defensorium curatorum. ‘Defensorium curatorum contra eos qui privilegiatos se dicunt'. Incipit: ‘[I]n nomine patris et filii . . . Incipit propositio Ricardi archiepiscopi Armachani primatis Ybernie facta in consistorio coram domino papa . . .  “[N]olite iudicare secundum faciem . . .” [Io 7,24.] Pater sanctissime in principio mei sermonis . . .’ Explicit: iustum iudicium iudicate ed. E. Brown, Fasciculus rerum expetendarum (London, 1690), II 466-86. See Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 1329.


Imprint: [Rouen: Guillaume Le Talleur, c.1485]. 4°.


Collation: a–e8 f10.


ISTC: ir00001930

Hain: C 5021;


Proctor: Pr 8811;

Others: CIBN R‑115; Oates 3279; Sheppard 6802.

LCN: 14381729


Copy number: R-062(1)

Binding: Sixteenth-century sheep over wooden boards, with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Remains of a clasp, one catch lost. Gilt title on a rectangular green leather label at head of the spine. Early manuscript title along the fore-edge.

Size: 204 × 140 × 18 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 136 mm.

Provenance: Acquired by 1605: see James, Catalogus (1605), 50.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: 4o D 4 Th. (shelfmark in black ink on the upper cover; the same shelfmark also in the lower right-hand corner of a1r).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.27.

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