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Identifier: 
SionL40.2L42
Title: 
ST. EDMUND OF ABINGDON
Description: 
The 'Speculum ecclesiae' by St. Edmund of Abingdon (1175-1240), Archbishop of Canterbury, also known as Edmund Rich and Eadmund of Canterbury. A single quire only, ending incomplete. p. 1. A table under 37 heads of 'materie que tacte sunt in sermonibus ... sequentibus'. Begins 'In nomine domini nostri ihesu cristi Amen. Iste liber est`qui┬┤ docet vere et perfecte viuere et est nominatus speculum sancti edmundi confessoris in honore domini nostri ...'. pp. 2-24. Text. Begins: 'Videte ad quod vocati estis. Ista verba Apostoli pertinent nobis hominibus religiosis ...' Ends: '... incipit credere firmiter quod' (ends imperfectly). The last words now remaining are in chapter 27 of the edition by M. de la Bigne, 'Bibliotheca Sanctorum Patrum', 1589, v. 1449 B.
Description: 
Modern paper covers. One quire, strengthened with a strip of parchment down the middle. Paper leaves, 190 x 142 mm. Written space 142 x 90 mm. Frame ruling. 37 long lines. Written in England in current anglicana. Red initials. Secundo folio 'mala fecisti'.
Date: 
15th century
Language: 
Latin
Rights: 
LPL