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Marthelay, Peter de
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Marthelay, Peter de
The collection consists of a letter dated 1402, sent from the City of Venice to Damascus, Syria.
The collection consists of two medieval manuscript fragments, two incunabula, and a Herodian coin.
The collection consists of: 1) Four vellum leaves by various calligraphers taken from a Flemish Psalter, two French Book of Hours, and a French Bible. 2) Ten manuscript leaves by various calligraphers in France, England, Italy, and Spain, including leaves from a Bible, a calendar, Missals, a Book of Hours, a charter, a litany from a Book of Hours, a Psalter, and a Breviary. 3) MS of John Lydgate's "Fall of Princes" (ca. 1431-1438). 247 slides were made for a digitizing project, from which 10 CDs have been produced plus a backup set. There is also a CD for the index to the web site. 4) MS of "Bartholomaeus Anglicus" (ca, 1240-1250), consisting of extracts from his encyclopaedia "De Proprietatibus Rerum (On the Properties of Things). 5) Medieval Fragments: 13th Century Collection (ca. 1200-1300), consists of 7 folia fragments from 5 sources most were recovered pastedowns from later books. 6) Manuscrit religeuse. 7) Court record from the beginning of the reign of James I. It passed through private hands. The document is in Latin court hand and notes the transfer of land from Thomas and Robert Whitney to a knight. 8) Handwritten letter to William Paston from Thomas Jermy dated 31 January 1565. The letter has been repaired, with a slight loss of text. Also included are a photocopy of the letter; a typed transcription of the letter, made in 1974 by H.L. Douch (Curator of the Royal Cornwall Institution) and amended at the suggestion of Jean M. Kennedy (City and County Archivist, Norwich), together with comments by Kennedy and Dorothy Sweet; a handwritten transcription of the original, by Douch; handwritten notes and background material by Sweet; two typed, signed letters to Sweet from Kennedy.
The collection consists of six vellum documents (manuscript pages from scrolls or books that have been scraped off and used again).
The fonds consists of a leather-bound notebook containing a handwritten compendium of various prayers from two books by Dr. Taylor. The identity of the transcriber is unknown.
Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667
The fonds consists of a 38 leaf 1/4 leather bound volume containing a handwritten translation into English (by F.E.) from a German translation by D.J.O.H. (Helbigius in 1682). The original was written in Arabic. Hand-coloured initial letter at beginning of text, part of text in red ink (leaf 31).
The fonds consists of a letter to Rev. Whiting of Oriel College, Oxford on political matters.
Allen, Thomas, 1681-1755
The collection consists of handwritten notes. The paper and ink are late 18th century. Extracts from the "Minet Book of the Chapter of Bristol beginning 1738 Sept 8".
Chapter of Bristol Cathedral