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Middle English treatises transcribed by Clarence Hopper

Reference code
MSS/0282
Title
Middle English treatises transcribed by Clarence Hopper
Date
mid 19th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; fols. iii + 53. Folio.
Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
Miscellaneous treatises, etc., transcribed by Clarence Hopper (see fol. 27*); Contents:-

(1) Walter de Henley, Husbandry, attributed as in BL Sloane MS 686 to Robert Grosseteste, together with the treatise on planting and grafting of trees. See further MSS/0287. fols. 1-25;-

(2) Poem headed (fol. 27) 'Here begynnythe a goode booke of seint Gregory and of his moder'. With a letter (fol. 27*) from Clarence Hopper to Octavius Morgan, reporting the discovery of a second version of the poem. fols. 27-32;-

(3) 'Her begynnythe a good book off Kervynge and S(er)vis unto a prince'. See EETS, 32 (1868), 265-86. See further MSS/0287. fols. 33-53.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/282
Archival history
Owned by Octavius Morgan, FSA (fol. ii).