Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS415
TitleExpositio super Ecclesiastem, et alia opera by Hugo de Sancto Victore
Extent1 volume
DateLate 15th century
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DescriptionWritten in Gothic hand.

Description of decoration:
Decorated initials - red with foliate infill
Penwork border
Two-tone rubricated letters- in red and blue
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered readers
Finding AidsThis is a preliminary description and will be enhanced at a future date. For further information please contact Special Collections.
For description, see 'Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries' vol II by N. R. Ker (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1977), page 81
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryHugo de Sancto Victore (circa 1078-1141) mystic philosopher probably born in Saxony
Source: (accessed 15 Aug 2007)
Custodial HistoryFormer location: MSS 6/ii/18
This item was formerly owned successively by: L van Ess; Sir Thomas Phillipps (Phillipps MS511); B Dobell bookseller and publisher; WW Greg; Messrs Maggs and JPR Lyell. In an accompanying letter from Dobell to Greg 1911 the manuscript is said to have come from the Monastry of St Barabara in Cologne
Acquisition by Birmingham University recorded in the University Librarian's Annual Report 1955/1956
Archival NoteDescription of decoration compiled by students on Professor Wendy Scase's Medieval Manuscripts Module, 2014/15
CopiesHigh quality copy on staff R drive and on disks 34i and 34ii (TIFF images).


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