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Statuta Synodalia Herbipolensia (Würzburg)

Statuta Synodalia Herbipolensia [Latin and German], et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Gotfridus, Episcopus Herbipolensis: [Statuta Synodalia Herbipolensia 1452.] Dated Würzburg, St Kilian, 7 Mar. 1452. It includes a list of the ecclesiastics present at the synod. It states that Anthonius Guntheri was the promotor of the synod. Synodicon Herbipolense, ed. F. X. Himmelstein (Würzburg, 1855), 273-7.

[a4r] [Statuta Basiliensia.] Incipit: ‘[S]acrosancta generalis sinodus Basiliensis in spiritusancto legittime congregata uniuersalem ecclesiam representans ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Pridem hec sancta sinodus . . . Datum Basilee in sessione publica eiusdem sancte sinodis(!) in ecclesia maiori Basiliensi solemniter celebrata vi kalendas decembris Anno . . . [=1433]’ J. D. Mansi, Sacrorum Conciliorum nova et amplissima collectio (Graz, 1960); Synodicon Herbipolense, 277-81.

[a7r] Thomas Aquinas: De articulis fidei et ecclesiae sacramentis. Thomas Aquinas, Opera omnia, III 634-6; Synodicon Herbipolense, 281 (incipit only).

[c1r] Statuta provincialia noua [continua]. Incipit: ‘[I]nnouat preterea omnia statuta prouincialia . . .’ Copy of the statutes of Mainz. Synodicon Herbipolense, 281-97.

[d4v] [Continuation of the ordo of the synod of Würzburg.] Incipit: ‘Finita lectione statutorum prefatorum promotor sepefatus . . .’ Synodicon Herbipolense, 297-302.

[d8v] Gotfridus, Episcopus Herbipolensis: [Statuta Synodalia Herbipolensia 1453.] Dated Würzburg, St Kilian, 17 Apr. 1453. Synodicon Herbipolense, 302-7.

[e4v] Gotfridus, Episcopus Herbipolensis: [Addenda.] Incipit: ‘[G]otfridus dei et apostolice sedis . . . Dudum felicis memorie Johannes predecessor noster . . .’ See Synodicon Herbipolense, 119-21 and note.

[q1r] Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-; Parentinis, Bernardus de]: De periculis contingentibus circa sacramentum eucharistiae. Incipit: ‘[P]rimum periculum est quod si sacerdos morte uel graui in infirmitate preoccupetur . . .’ Explicit: quod a ieiuniis sumatur’ According to CIBN T‑207, note, this text reproduces, with some variants, the last part of Parentinis' Expositio officii missae.

[r1r] [German translation.] Incipit: ‘[I]n gotes nomen amen. Von des selben gnaden wir Gotfrid Bischoff zu Wirczpurg . . .’


Imprint: [Würzburg: Georg Reyser, c.1486]. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b–f8 g6 h–l8 m6 n8 o p6 q4 r–t6].


ISTC: is00741000

Hain: HC *15036; 1381 (Tractatus); C 6593-4;

Goff: Goff S‑741 (T‑320a Tractatus);

BMC: BMC II 572;

Proctor: Pr 2675 (2676);

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑560; CIBN S‑426; Oates 1206-7; Rhodes 1840; Sack, Freiburg, 3284; Schreiber V 5303; Sheppard 1936-8.

LCN: 14767483


Copy number: S-312(1)

Pr's statement (Pt II, p. 116) that ‘in the Bodleian is an edition of the Acta et decreta in concilio Herbipolensi 1452-53 [i.e. the Statuta synodalia here catalogued], which contains the date 1512 printed in the text' is a mistake, the date being in fact found in the last line of text of Newe Reformation des Lanndtgerichts des Hertzogthumbs zu Franncken, item 2 bound with the first copy.

Bound with:
2. Lorenz von Bibra, Newe Reformation des Lanndtgerichts des Hertzogthumbs zu Franncken ([Würzburg: n. pr., 1512]).

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Sixteenth-century German blind-tooled pigskin; two sets of ties lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. Green-edged leaves (except for the fore-edge). ‘I' in black across the head of the fore-edge. Rolls containing the initials H. R., i.e. Hans Rietzsch, of Würzburg; see Haebler, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, I 370. On the lower cover, panel stamp of St Kilian; on the upper cover, coloured circular stamp of the arms of Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn, Prince-Bishop of Würzburg, 1573-1617: three shields, 1 and 2, arms of the bishopric, 3, Echter, on a bend, three annulets, with helms(?), crests, and lambrequins, the whole surrounded by a laurel wreath containing four shields bearing the arms of Echter and allied families; for reproduction see O. Handwerker, ‘Die Hofbibliothek des Würzburger Fürstbishofs Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn', Nordisk tidskrift för bok-hoc bibliotheksväsen, 12 (1925), 1-42, pl. 3.

Size: 300 × 220 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 283 × 195 mm.

Lined with leaves from a missal printed in Koberger's type 148 [Haebler 28].

Sixteenth-century manuscript signatures and foliation 1-134, in brown ink. In the same German hand frequent marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in Latin and occasionally in German; also some pointing hands.

Provenance: Julius Echter von Mespelbrunn (1545-1617); his arms on the binding. John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 8. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: O 1. 15 Th. Seld.; T 1. 1 Th. Seld.; B 6. 1 Th. Seld.

SHELFMARK: S. Seld. d.21(1).

Copy number: S-312(2)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1]. Gatherings [n–q] bound in the following order: q, p, n, o. Sheets [t2.5] and [t3.4] are bound in reverse order.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled half calf over cloth. The title gold-tooled on a rectangular red leather label at the head of the spine. ‘C. E.' printed in black on a square paper label above it.

Size: 310 × 225 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 303 × 208 mm.

Early signatures partially visible. On [d6v] the following inscription in a contemporary German hand: ‘Der hat es ganz woll troffen pey dem ars im schlaf'.

On [a2r] a four-line initial ‘I' is supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 11. 6; see Books Purchased (1860), 39.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 3.37.

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