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Lives of saints, prophecies, etc. IE TCD MS 172 Public Deposited

Lives of saints, prophecies, etc. IE TCD MS 172

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 172 ; former shelf marks: Lyon: B.2.7 ; Bernard: 794 ; Foley: E.12 ; c1670: X.1.3 ; Ussher: III.9
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Date Created
  • between approximately 1300-1399
Physical extent
  • 414 pages
  • (C) 335mm x 233mm (c280mm x 193mm)
  • (B) 345mm x 238mm (232mm x 163mm)
  • (A) 331mm x 228mm (227mm x 161mm)
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  • IE TCD MS 172, Lives of saints, prophecies, etc., in Latin and dating from around 1300-1399. Comprised of 3 distinct parts, described here as A, B, and C. Part A: Page 2: Aelredus Rieuallensis, Vita S. Edwardi Regis Et Confessoris. -- Page 3: Missa De Beata Maria In Sabbato: Missa de beata Maria in sabbato. Quod de beata Maria sequenti sabbato missa canatur, inde inicium habuit quod olim Constantinopoli in quadam ecclesia erat ymago beate uirginis - in carnem conuersus est. Reports miracles. -- Pages 3-5: Vita S. Edmundi Rich. -- Page 5: Vita S. Hugonis Lincolniensis. -- Page 7: List of contents of (B) in the codex. Part B: Pages 9-20: Iohannes Saresberiensis, Vita S. Thomae Cantuariensis. -- Pages 21-64: Aelredus Rieuallensis, Vita S. Edwardi Regis Et Confessoris. -- Pages 64-84: Aelredus Rieuallensis, De Genealogia Regum Angliae Et Regis Dauid Scotiae. -- Pages 84-194: Galfridus Monemutensis, Historia Regum Britanniae. -- Pages 195-205: Abbo Floriacensis, Passio S. Eadmundi. -- Pages 205-226: Samson abbot of Bury S. Edmund, Miracula S. Eadmundi. -- Pages 226-230: Inuentio Cum Translatione S. Ragenerii. -- Pages 230-239: Burghardus, Passio S. Freemundi, with Berinus, Inuentio S. Freemundi. -- Pages 239-243: Vita S. Rumwoldi. -- Pages 243-252: Beda, Historia Ecclesiastica. -- Pages 253-259: Gocelinus, Vita S. Werburgae. -- Pages 259-264: Thomas Eliensis, Vita S. Aetheldrethae. -- Pages 264-275: [Thomas Eliensis?], Miracula S. Aetheldrethae. -- Pages 276-288: Gocelinus, Vita S. Mildrethae. -- Pages 289-308: Petrus Blesensis, Vita S. Guthlaci. -- Pages 308-316: [Petrus Blesensis?], Translatio S. Guthlaci. -- Pages 317-334: Dominicus Eueshamensis, Vita S. Egwini. -- Pages 334-343: Vita S. Vulganii. -- Pages 345-398: Legenda S. Honorati. Part C: Page 401: Willelmus De Nangiaco, Chronicon . -- Page 402: Discussion, in French, of history and prophecy. ‘Gildas’, Prophecy. -- Page 403: Title for following series of prophecies: Iste sunt prophetie diuerse de diuersis prophate de sexto Hibernie qui uocatur dominus. -- Page 403: Hermerus’, Prophecy. -- Page 403: ‘Alanus sompniator’, Versus Per Quos Cognoscitur Sextus Hibernie. -- Page 403: Versus Vaticinales De Normannia De Sexto. -- Page 403: Gildas’, Versus Per Quantum Tempus Regnabit Sextus. -- Page 403-404: Thomas Cantuariensis (attrib.), Vision at Sens. -- Page 404: ‘Merlinus Siluester’, Prophecy. -- Page 404-405: ‘Merlinus Siluester’, Prophecy. -- Page 405: Prophecy about Scotland. -- Page 405: [‘Hermerus’?], Prophecy. -- Page 405: Prophecy about the Cock, the Boar, and the Fox. -- Page 405: Prophecy about Britain -- Pages 407-414: Iohannes Erghome (attrib.), Prophecies of John of Bridlington. -- Page 414: Prophecy about Britain. -- Page 414: Prophecy about the Boar and the Crab. -- Page 414: Versus Vaticinales De Normannia De Sexto -- Page 414: Prophecy of Blessed Virgin Mary to Edmund of Pontigny. -- Page 414: Prophecy about Britain. Dating note: (A) & (B) mid-14th century, (C) late 14th century. Script: (A) more than one hand, (B) more than one hand, (C) several hands. Collation analysis: 15th century foliation on some pages in parts (B) and (C), and 18th century foliation in part (A). Please see the Manuscripts & Archives Research Library’s catalogue entry for the manuscript here:https://manuscripts.catalogue.tcd.ie/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=IE+TCD+MS+172&pos=1
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  • Recently rebound in modern vellum.
Bibliography
  • For IE TCD MS 172 see P. Meyer in 'Romania' 8:482-508 passim and ib. 38 (1909) 163; Arnold t.c. [on (10)] xxxix n.1, lxiv, lxvii; Horstman t.c. [on (11)] 573 n.1, 689 n.1, and cf. 573-688; M. Esposito t.c. [on (38)] 400-401 and in 'Revue des bibliothèques' 24 (1914) 186; P. Grosjean in 'Analecta Bollandiana' 46 (1928) 86-88; Griscom o.c. [on (9)] 564; J.G. Smyly in 'Hermathena' number 49 (1935) 182; C.M. Sage in 'The Catholic Historical Review' 34 (1949) 442; R.B.C. Huygens in 'Revue Bénédictine' 68 (1951) 88; J. Hammer in 'Scriptorium' 7 (1953) 119; Colgrave o.c. [on (20)] 22, 40, 194; A. Hoste in 'Bibliotheca Aelrediana, Instrumenta Patristica' 2, (Steenbrugge, 1962), 124; N.R. Ker, 'Medieval Libraries of Great Britain', second edition, Royal Historical Society, (London, 1964), 197; F. Roth, 'The English Austin Friars 1249-1538', 1, (New York, 1966), 536; R.H. Robbins in 'A Manual of the Writings in Middle English 1050-1500', 5, (New Haven, Connecticut, 1975), 1639, 1717; Lapidge t.c. [on (22)] 70, 76; H. Rochais in 'Scriptorium' 33 (1979) 155*; C. Leonardi in 'Medioevo latino' 1 (1980) no. 829 and 6 (1985) no. 1164; Rollason o.c. [on (19)] 107-108; D. Yerkes in 'Revue Bénédictine' 93 (1983) 130.TCD MS 172 referred to in 'Bibliofilia Antigua VI' (Valencia 2011), see p. 52.See also R.B.C. Huygens in 'Revue bénédictine' 68 (1958) 88 n.1; A. Linder in 'Studi medievali', ser. 3, volume 18 (1977) 364; D.N. Dumville in 'Arthurian Literature' 4 (1985) 168; J.C. Crick, 'The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, III: A Summary Catalogue of the Manuscripts', (Woodbridge/Cambridge, 1989), 98-101; J.C. Crick, 'The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, IV: Dissemination and Reception in the Later Middle Ages', (Woodbridge, 1991), xii, 22, 63-64, 67-68, 75, 106, 139, 162 n.23, 178, 183, 186, 347; M.L. Dutton in 'Collectanea Cisterciensia' 55 (1993) 209-230 with two plates; M.L. Dutton in 'Cistercian Studies Quarterly' 28 (1993) 112-143, 313, with figures; M. Lapidge, 'Anglo-Latin Literature 900-1066', (London, 1993), 294 n.8; E. Manning in 'Scriptorium' 47 (1993) no. 134; D. Townsend in 'The Journal of Medieval Latin' 4 (1994) 3; 'Medioevo latino' 16 (1995) nos. 115 and 116; R.C. Love, 'Three Eleventh-Century Anglo-Latin Saints’ Lives', (Oxford, 1996), clxxviii-clxxix, 91; 'Medioevo latino' 17 (1996) no. 1671; L.A. Coote, 'Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval England', (Woodbridge, 2000) 249; R.B.C. Huygens, Serta Mediaevalia, volume 1, 'Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina, Continuatio Mediaeualis' 171, 2000, 378 n.4; H. Gneuss, 'Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A List of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100', Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 241, (Tempe, Arizona, 2001) 48; R. Sharpe, 'A Handlist of the Latin Writers of Great Britain and Ireland before 1540', Publications of the Journal of Medieval Latin 1, (2001) 99-100, 309, 422; B.A. Blokhuis, 'De vitae van de Angelsakische heiligen van Ely in de twaalfde eeuw', (Groningen, 2004) xiii, 108-110, 456 n.143, p. 465 n.225; cf. also Polycarp Leyser, 'Historia Poetarum et Poematum Medii Aevi', volume 2 (1721; repr. Bologna, 1969), 2051, who notices a manuscript of the prophecy ‘Febribus infectus…’ at Trinity College Dublin.
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  • colored ink
  • pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
  • ink
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  • vellum (parchment)
  • parchment (animal material)
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  • English
Digital Object Id
  • MS172_001
Source
  • 0144633

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