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Ref No IE TCD MS 519
Former Shelf Marks Lyon: E.1.29
Bernard: 791
Foley: C.16
c1670: C.1.17
Ussher: III.17
Title Benedict Burgh, Cato Major (Middle English Verse), etc
Creation Dates [1400-1444]
Extent And Medium Parchment; 222 (including inserted half-leaf 107r-v) leaves (1 and 222 are medieval parchment flyleaves)
Level Of Description Collection
Scope And Content This composite manuscript consists of 3 parts produced in England in the early 15th century. The first part (2-11v) contains the Cato Major of Benedict Burgh. The second part (12-101v) contains a miscellany of historical and theological works. The third part (102-221v) contains the Historia Destructionis Troiae of Guido delle Colonne. Roughly half of the present texts were copied from the exemplar manuscript now London, British Library, Harley MS 5441. The copy of St Edmund of Abingdon, Speculum Ecclesiae in this volume is further related to another copy now British Library, Harley MS 3490 (H. Forshaw (ed.), 'Edmund of Abingdon: Speculum Religiosorum and Speculum Ecclesie' (London, 1973), 3-4).

Folios 2-11v: (1) Benedict Burgh, Cato Major (Middle English verse translation of the Catonis Disticha in Latin) (F. Kuriyagawa (ed.), 'Parvus Cato, Magnus Cato: translated by Benet Burgh, edited from William Caxton's First Edition' (Tokyo, 1974) 6-61; M. Förster, 'Die Burghsche Cato-Paraphrase', part I in 'Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen' 115 (1905), 298-323 and part II in 116 (1906), 25-40 with use of TCD MS 519; C. Brown and R.H. Robbins, 'The Index of Middle English Verse', (New York, 1943), no. 854, R.H. Robbins and J.L. Cutler, 'Supplement to the Index of Middle English Verse', (Lexington, KY, 1965), no. 854): ffor thy þat god gafe inwardly the wyt / Of man and yevith hym vnderstondyng - Who lyueth well full wele eke dyeth he / That soule is sure of grete felicyte. Ending imperfect, Book 4.46, stanza 165, line 1164. Latin text before each stanza, beginning above first: Si deus est animus nobis vt carmina dicunt.

Folios 12-38v: (2) Johannes of Hildesheim, Historia Trium Regum ('History of the Three Kings') (Société des Bollandistes (ed.), 'Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina', 2 vols (Brussels, 1898-1901), no. 5137). Text imperfect, beginning chapter 3: extunc quidam mons nomine Vaus, qui ibidem - nec habuerunt reginas nec concubinas super quod hii tres reges uirgines fuerunt. Explicit.

Folios 38v-43v: (3) Albertano da Brescia, De Doctrina Dicendi et Tacendi ('On the Art of Speaking and Keeping Silent') (T. Sundby (ed.), 'Della vita e delle opere di Brunetto Latini' (Florence, 1884), 479-506; M.W. Bloomfield et al., 'Incipits of Latin Works on the Virtues and Vices, 1100-1500 A.D.', Mediaeval Academy of America, (Cambridge, MA, 1979), no. 4951): Incipit tractatus de doctrina dicendi et tacendi ab Albertano causidico editus. Quoniam in dicendo multi errant nec est aliquis - in promptu habere. Deum insuper ora qui michi donauit predicta tibi narrare ut ad eterna gaudia nos faciat prouenire. Amen. Amen. Explicit liber de doctrina dicendi et tacendi ab Albertano causidico Versiensi (!) de ecclesia Agathe compositus et compilatus sub anno domini millesimo et decimo (!).

Folios 43v-52: (4) St Edmund of Abingdon, Speculum Ecclesiae ('The Mirror of the Church') (H.P. Forshaw (ed.), 'Edmund of Abingdon: Speculum Religiosorum and Speculum Ecclesie' (London, 1973), 28-111, with use of TCD MS 519; P. Glorieux, 'Répertoire des maîtres en thèologie de Paris au xiiie siècle', 2 vols (Paris, 1933-1934), no. 106c; Bloomfield nos. 6441, 6446). List of contents with chapter headings (43v): Incipiunt capitula libri sequentis qui dicitur speculum religiosorum compositi a beato Edmundo Cantuar. archiepiscopo apud Pontiniacum quiescente. Main text (44-52): Videte uocacionem uestram etc. Verbum hoc apostoli precipue competit religiosis - propter nostram humilitatem ad celos mereamur exaltari. Amen. Explicit speculum beati Ed'i de Pontiniaco. Text imperfect, two leaves removed after 50v, leaving stubs, with loss of text from Chapter 20 to beginning of Chapter 28 (edition 88-101). Text copied from exemplar work in London, British Library, Harley MS 5441. The text of TCD MS 519 was then used as an exemplar to copy in London, British Library, Harley MS 3490, and possibly produced in same scriptorium as works feature similar layout, rubrication, and decoration (Forshaw, o.c., 3-4).

Folios 52v-62v: (5) Ps.-St Bernard of Clairvaux or Ps.-Hugh of Saint-Victor, De Interiori Domo seu De Conscientia Aedificanda ('On the House of Conscience') (Patrologia Latina 184:507-552; Bloomfield no. 1787). List of contents with chapter headings (52v): Incipiunt capitula libri sequentis qui dicitur Bernardus de consciencia. Incipit liber de consciencia. Main text (52v-62v): Domus hec in qua habitamus ex omni parte - ffelicissimus qui iam cum Christo regnat. Amen. Explicit tractatus beati Bernardi de consciencia etc. Text imperfect, ending at Chapter 39 (edition col. 548).

Folios 63-66v: (6) Robert Grosseteste (attributed), Speculum Confessionis ('The Mirror of Confession') (J. Goering and F.A.C. Mantello (eds), 'The Perambulauit Iudas… ('Speculum Confessionis') Attributed to Robert Grosseteste', Revue Bénédictine 96 (1986), 125-168; S.H. Thomson, 'The Writings of Robert Grosseteste', (Cambridge, 1940), 125; Bloomfield no. 3889): Incipit tractatus magistri Roberti Lincoln' episcopi de confessione. Perambulauit Iudas quinque ciuitates - fidem falso dedisti. Explicit tractatus de confessione secundum magistrum Robertum Lincoln' episcopum, in quo non solum secularibus sed eciam religiosis et perfectis patet speculum uere confessionis. Another copy of text in Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Laud Misc. 527.

Folios 66v-68: (7) John Deverose, In omnibus debemus placere Deo ('Letter of consolation to a friend on the loss of his children') ('R. Sharpe, 'A Handlist of the Latin Writers of Great Britain and Ireland before 1540', Publications of the Journal of Medieval Latin 1, (2001), 236): In omnibus debemus placere deo et tenemur testante Iob in uita sua. Reuerende amice, quia secundum quod nuper audieram, mors seu amissio liberorum uestrorum intulerat uobis et specialiter coniugi uestre uehementem dolorem - Hec, amice uenerabilis, ad uestram consolacionem exiliter coniecti (!), per quorum inspeccionem uulnera meroris in uestre coniugis pectore lenire possetis. Explicit tractatus Iohannis Deuerose magistri theologie in uniuersitate Cantabr'. Text discusses themes of affliction and resurrection, and cites Church Fathers SS Gregory the Great, Isidore of Seville, and Jerome. John Deverose (fl. 1400), M.A. and fellow of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, was ordained at Ely, received letters dimissory from Limerick 1377-78, and composed anti-Lollard tracts on images and pilgrimages. Another copy of letter in British Library, Harley MS 5441.

Folios 68v-78v: (8) Marcus of Regensburg, Visio Tnugdali ('The Vision of Tnugdalus') (B. Pfeil (ed.), 'Die 'Vision des Tnugdalus' Albers von Windberg: Literatur und Frommigkeits- geschichte im ausgehenden 12. Jahrhundert, mit einer Edition der lateinschen 'Visio Tnugdali' aus Clm 22254' (Frankfurt, 1999); A. Wagner (ed.), 'Visio Tnugdali, lateinisch und altdeutsch (Erlangen, 1882); J.-M. Picard and Y. de Pontfarcy (trans.), 'The Vision of Tnugdal' (Dublin, 1989); J.F. Kenney, 'The Sources for the Early History of Ireland: Ecclesiastical', (Dublin, 1929), repr. (Dublin, 1979), no. 619; 'Catalogue of Romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum', 3 volumes, (volumes 1-2 by H.L.D. Ward, volume 3 by J.A. Herbert), (London, 1893-1910), 2:416-435; M. Lapidge and R. Sharpe, 'A Bibliography of Celtic-Latin Literature 400-1200', Royal Irish Academy Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources Ancillary Publications 1, (Dublin 1985), no. 730): Ybernia est insula in occidentali occeano posita ab austro - legencium scribere studuimus, domino nostro Ihesu Christo de die in diem magis ac magis placere cupientes, cui est honor et gloria per infinita seculorum secula. Amen Ihesu amen. Text lacks prologue.

Folios 79-93: (9) John Grandisson, Vita et Passio S. Thome Cantuariensis ('Life and Passion of St Thomas of Canterbury') (T.D. Hardy, 'Descriptive Catalogue of Materials Relating to the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the End of the Reign of Henry VII', Rolls Series (London, 1862-1871), vol 2, no. 431; BHL no. 8215v): Incipit uita gloriosi martiris Thome, qui ecclesiam Cantuariensem suo martirio decorauit. Benedictionibus diuine dulcedinis preuentus, insignis martir - solempniter celebrandum ad laudem et gloriam domini nostri Ihesu Christi, qui cum patre et spiritu sancto uiuit et regnat in secula seculorum. Amen. Explicit uita et passio sancti Thome archiepiscopi Cantuariensis composita per dominum Iohannem de Grandilono (!) episcopum Exonen'. This Life of St Thomas Becket survives in seven other identified manuscripts: Rome, Venerable English College MS Liber 1384; Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS Reg. lat. 623; Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MSS 177, 275, 464, and 467; Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Bodley 493.

Folios 93v-94v: (10) Robert Grosseteste, De Probacione Virginitatis Beate Marie ('On the testing of the virginity of Blessed Mary') (Latin translation of extract from the Suda Lexicon in Greek) (S.H. Thomson, 'The Writings of Robert Grosseteste', (Cambridge, 1940), 64-65): Incipit qualiter probata fuit uirginitas beate Marie matris domini nostri Ihesu Christi secundum Robertum Lincoln', qui prout sequitur in Greco reperit et transtulit in Latinum. Temporibus piissimi imperatoris Iustiniani fuit quidem (!) princeps - absconditum propalauit disponente hoc domino deo ueritatis, qui uoluit hoc memorabile penitus subcinerari, cui est honor et gloria in secula seculorum. Amen. Explicit tractatus quem Lincolniensis episcopus Robertus ii'us transtulit de Greco in Latinum de probacione uirginitatis beate Marie et sacerdocio Ihesu, cuius [text missing] nostros peruenit antiquos. Absconditus enim extitit per multa tempora ex inuidia Iudeorum blasphemancium et dicencium Ihesum non fuisse uirginis filium. Istud scriptum accepit Matheus Parisiensis ab episcopo memorato.

Folios 95-96: (11) Visio S. Pauli ('Apocalypse of St Paul') (H. Brandes (ed.), 'Visio S. Pauli' (Halle, 1885), 75-80; P. Meyer (ed.), 'La descente de Saint-Paul en enfer', in 'Romania', 24 (1895), 366-375; T. Silverstein (ed.), 'Visio Sancti Pauli: The History of the Apocalypse in Latin together with Nine Texts' (London: 1935); T. Silverstein, 'The Vision of Saint Paul: New Links and Patterns in the Western Tradition', in 'Archives d'Histoire Doctrinale et Littéraire du Moyen Age', 34 (1959), 199-248; T. Silverstein and A. Hillhorst (eds.), 'Apocalypse of Paul: A New Critical Edition of Three Long Latin Versions' (Geneva, 1977); M.R. James (trans.), 'The Apocryphal New Testament' (Oxford, 1924), 526-555; H.L.D. Ward, 'Catalogue of Romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum', vol. 2 (London, 1893), 397-400; F. Stegmüller, 'Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aeui', (Madrid, 1950-1980), no. 276.3): Incipit uisio sancti Pauli de penis inferni et de tormentis animarum. Dies dominicus dies electus est, in quo gaudent angeli. Questio est quis primo - non possent narrare ceteras penas inferni. Nos ergo, fratres karissimi, audientes tanta tormenta iehenne conuertamur ad dominum nostrum Ihesum Christum ut regnare ualeamus et uiuere in secula seculorum. Amen. Explicit uisio sancti Pauli apostoli de penis inferni.

Folios 96v-98v: (12) Ps.-St Cyril of Jerusalem, Epistola de transitu beati Hieronymi (Letter to St Augustine concerning the miracles of St Jerome before and after his death), adapted extract ('Patrologia Latina' 22:289-326; BHL no. 3868). Incipit (96v): Incipiunt quedam ualde notoria extracta ex epistola autentica quam Cirillus presbiter misit ad Augustinum de meritis et transitu sancti Ieronimi presbiteri, ubi eciam siquis audire desiderat de penis purgatorii et inferni et quam graues et intollerabiles sint, subscripta legat diligenter et studiose. Prologue (96v): Hec qui transitis subscripta uidere uelitis - post mortem cruciemur; Opening (96v): Omnibus Christi fidelibus notum sit quod ista que hic subscribuntur ex epistola autentica sicut inferius patet extracta sunt, hac uidelicet de causa ut peccatores - eterna beatitudine pociuntur. Main text (96v-98v): Quadam autem die postquam resuscitati sunt, contigit sanctum Cirillum ad unum eorum iuisse quem dire lacrimantem - Et noueris pro certo, beato Bernardo attestante, cuius hec uerba sunt, quod nulla poterit esse repulsa ubi conueniunt caritatis insignia. Hec Bernardus. Explicit extracta de epistola Cirilli ad Augustinum de transitu Ieronimi et de penis inferni. Text includes material attributed to Church Fathers SS Gregory, Ambrose, and Bernard of Clairvaux.

Folios 98v-101v: (13) Ps.-St. Melito of Sardis, De Transitu et Assumptione Virginis Mariae ('On the Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin Mary') ('Patrologia Graeca' 5:1231-1240; BHL, no. 5351-5352; Stegmüller, 'Repertorium', no. 164.6), opening with prologue by Eusebius of Caesarea (Historia Ecclesiastica, Book 4, Chapter 24). Prologue (98v): Incipit prologus in ueram reuelacionem de assumpcione beate uirginis Marie. Sanctus Melito de assumpcione gloriose dei genitricis, qui a beato Iohanne apostolo audiuit, in libro quem de ecclesia edidit - testimonia in sex libris digessit (this prologue not in edition). Explicit prologus. Incipit (98v): Incipit uera reuelacio de assumpcione beate uirginis quam beatus Melito Sardensis episcopus a beato Iohanne audiuit et scriptam in libro quem de ecclesia edidit et ffratribus Laodiocensibus (!) misit. Opening (99): Melito seruus Christi, ecclesie Sardensis episcopus … salutem. Cum uobis de uita prophetarum uel incarnacione dominica duo opuscula - pariendo custodit. Main text (99-101v): Sepe namque scripsisse me memini de quodam Lucio - confitentes magnalia dei qui in trinitate perfecta et unica deitatis substancia uiuit dominetur (!) et regnat in secula seculorum. Amen.

Folio 101v (lines 24-42): (14) On the ministry of Christ and his marriage to the Church: Hec interim de assumpcione genitricis dei dixisse sufficiant. Nunc ministerium Christi et ecclesie coniugium differamus. Hec etenim propheticis subarrata (!) Aurum pro intellectu - celi omni eo introducta. Text continues in same hand as (13) without break, ending imperfect.

Folios 102-221v: (15) Guido delle Colonne, Historia Destructionis Troiae ('History of the Destruction of Troy') (N.E. Griffin (ed.), 'Historia destructionis Troiae' (Cambridge, MA, 1936)). Prologue (102r-v): Licet cotidie uetera recentibus obuient, nonnulla tamen iam dudum uetera - Superest ergo ut ad eius narracionis seriem stilus noster dirigatur. Explicit prologus et incipit liber primus. Main text (103- 221v): In regno Thesalie predicte scilicet prouincie Romane, cuius incole Mirmidones - perfectionem efficaciter laboraui. ffactum est autem presens opus (anno corr. from amo) dominice incarnacionis m'o cc'o lxxxvii'o eiusdem prime indiccionis feliciter. Explicit liber de bello Troiano. Text imperfect, scribal omission on 106v (Postquam uero Iason - gratiam obtinere; from Book 2, edition 13) supplied on recto of inserted half-leaf 107, loss of 2 leaves after 139v (text jumps within Book 10, edition 92-96), and loss of leaf after 156v (text jumps within Book 15, edition 131-134). 107v blank.

Later additions:

Folio 1v: (16) List of contents added to flyleaf in the 15th century in an Anglicana cursive hand. Top line cropped in binding: Magnus Cato in metris. De uita trium regum Colonie - De salutacione beate Marie. Iason de aureo uellere. The last title refers to text (15), featuring legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece.

Folio 221v: (17) Unidentified verses added by scribe of main text: Sus dolet ex moritur fauet ad / et ardua tendit= Con mala / molitur re quiescit in est dare / uitam.

Folios 1r-v, 222r-v: (18) Early 14th-century bifolium fragment used as front flyleaf and rear pastedown, written in England in a Gothic textualis rotunda script. Leaves not from the centre of a gathering. Contents part of a cycle, following the liturgical calendar, of pieces based on Alleluia chants for major feasts from St Michael to St Andrew. Another series of these Alleluias appears in London, British Library, Harley MS 978 (A. Wathey, 'Manuscripts of polyphonic music: supplement 1 to RISM B IV 1-2. The British Isles 1100-1400' (Munich, 1993), 26-28).

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Phyiscal Description Dating: dating determined by relationships with London, British Library, Harley MSS 3490 and 5441, as follows: Harley MS 5441, dated early 15h century, served as exemplar to several texts in TCD MS 519; in turn, the text (4) of St Edmund of Abingdon, Speculum Ecclesiae in TCD MS 519 was copied into Harley MS 3490, and produced c1444 for Edmund Rede the Younger (1413-1489), sheriff of Oxfordshire and other counties (H. Forshaw (ed.), 'Edmund of Abingdon: Speculum Religiosorum and Speculum Ecclesie' (London, 1973), 3-4; D. Pearsall, 'The Rede (Boarstall) Gower', in A.S.G. Edwards, V. Gillespie and R. Hanna (eds.), 'The English medieval book: studies in memory of Jeremy Griffiths', (London, 2000), 94-97).

Dimensions: 300 mm x 195 mm (written space: (part 1) 230 mm x 170 mm; (part 2) 200 mm x 135 mm; (part 3) 200 x 130 mm).

Layout: 2 columns, (part 1) c43 lines, (part 2) c44 lines, (part 3) c35 lines. Frame ruling throughout.

Script: anglicana and anglicana with secretary forms, hand of (4) similar in appearance to British Library, Harley MS 3490 copy. A.I. Doyle identifies three main hands in MS (D. Pearsall, o.c., n. 93).

Corrections and marginalia: 15th-century marginal corrections and notations throughout, including note 'Supre montem Thabor stat capitale monasterium ordinis sancti Benedicti' (27v). Correctors' marks at end of quires and additional leaves of (16): 'cor(recta or -rectum)' (e.g. 143, 191). 15th-century marginalia present, in the form of verses: (133) 'Eminus alonge set cominus prope spectat / Expergifacis quos nunc facis uigilare - expergisceris apte' (first line is extract from Eberhard of Béthune, Graecismus 20.30; J. Wrobel (ed.), 'Eberhardi Bethuniensis Graecismus' (Breslau, 1887), 189); (196v) 'Callidus est sapiens, calidus - simplex l petit ymum'; (221v) 'Sus dolet ex moriture fanet ad et ardua tendit // Con mala moliture re quiestit in est dare vitam' followed by possible scribal colophon, 'taco'. ('h' or 'li'). Bos de ffonte .. inp''; and further notes made on flyleaf (222). 16th-century marginalia present: (79) 'I. herte / Iohnm'; (87) 'In Ihs' name'; (150) erased inscription visible; (221v) 'Sans dieu rien'; (222) erased inscription beginning 'Iste liber pertinet'.

2nd folio: 'charge not' (3).

Forming binding: Traces of a medieval binding with impressions made by sewing bands remain on folio 222v, formerly pasted down. (A. Wathey, 'Manuscripts of polyphonic music: supplement 1 to RISM B IV 1-2. The British Isles 1100-1400' (Munich, 1993), 26-28).
Custodial History Unidentified 16th-century inscription note: (150) 'Iohn / Slad'. Manuscript features shelfmark of the book collection of James Ussher, archbishop of Armagh and primate of All Ireland (r. 1625-1656), 'III 17.' (2). The Ussher library was gifted by King Charles II to Trinity College Dublin in 1661.
Collation Analysis a, i(6) ii(6) (lacks 4-6) iii(6) (lacks 4) iv(4) (lacks 1-2) v-viii(8) ix(8) (lacks 3-4) x-xiv(8) xv(8) (lacks 8) xvi(8)+1 xvii-xix(8) xx(8) (lacks 6-7) xxi-xxii(8) xxiii(8) (lacks 1, 3) xxiv(10) (lacks 10) xxv-xxx(8) xxxi(4) (lacks 3-4), b. First surviving quire of part 3 marked 'vi' (110v). Catchwords.
Decoration (Part 1) Opening initial in blue ink with red pen-flourishing (2), first letter of lines frequently marked in red or yellow; (part 2) initials in blue ink with red pen-flourishing; (part 3) large opening initial of prologue (102) in blue ink with red pen-flourishing, large opening initial of main text (103) in blue ink with red and purple pen-flourishing, paragraph marks in red and blue inks.
Binding Note Rebound 1988 in full veg/alum tanned goatskin.
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Language Latin
Middle English
Public Note This description was adapted (2021) from the following sources:

T.K. Abbott, 'Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin' (Dublin, 1900), no. 519
M.L. Colker, 'Trinity College Library Dublin Descriptive Catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts' (Aldershot, 1991), no. 519
A. Wathey, 'Manuscripts of polyphonic music: supplement 1 to RISM B IV 1-2. The British Isles 1100-1400' (Munich, 1993), 26-28
M.L. Colker, 'Trinity College Dublin: Supplement One: Descriptive Catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts' (Dublin, 2008), 208
J. Scattergood, with N. Pattwell and E. Williams, 'Trinity College Library Dublin: A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Middle English and Some Old English' (Dublin, 2021), 298

For TCD MS 519, see Royal Commission of Historical Manuscripts (HMC), 'Part I: Report and Appendix' (London, 1874) Appendix, 597; M. Förster, 'Die Burghsche Cato-Paraphrase', part I in 'Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen' 115 (1905), 298-323 and part II in 116 (1906), 25-40 with use of TCD MS 519; F. Stegmüller, 'Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aeui', (Madrid, 1950-1980), no. 276.3; B. Lambert, 'Bibliotheca Hieronymiana Manuscripta', Instrumenta Patristica 4, (Steenbrugge, 1959-1972), 4 volumes, no. 903; F. Römer, 'Die handschriftliche Überlieferung der Werke des heiligen Augustinus', Bd. ii/2 (Grossbritannien und Irland) in Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Phil.-Hist. Kl., Sitzungbericht 276 (Vienna, 1972), 330-334, 334; H. Forshaw (ed.), 'Edmund of Abingdon: Speculum Religiosorum and Speculum Ecclesie' (London, 1973), 3-4 and 28-111 with use of TCD MS 519; H. Spilling, 'Die Visio Tnugdali, Münchener Beiträge zur Mediävistik und Renaissance-Forschung' 21, (Munich, 1975), 23 n.65; M.W. Bloomfield et al., 'Incipits of Latin Works on the Virtues and Vices, 1100-1500 A.D.', (Cambridge, MA, 1979), no. 3889; M.W. Steele, 'A study of the books owned or used by John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter (1327-1369)', unpublished doctoral thesis (Oxford University, 1994) Supplement, 282; D. Pearsall, 'The Rede (Boarstall) Gower', in A.S.G. Edwards, V. Gillespie and R. Hanna (eds.), 'The English medieval book: studies in memory of Jeremy Griffiths', (London, 2000), 93; F.J. Dallachy, 'A study of the manuscript contexts of Benedict Burgh's Middle English 'Distichs of Cato', unpublished doctoral thesis (University of Glasgow, 2013) Index, 237.

Record entry for TCD MS 519 on the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM) online: https://www.diamm.ac.uk/sources/260/#/ [accessed 18 June 2021].
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