Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 422

Present Location
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422

Date
Medieval Provenance

General Information

Ker

70

Gnuess/Lapidge

110, 111

Summary

A fragment of Solomon and Saturn , pp. 1-6, 13-26, Part A. Part B, pp. 27-504, Notes computus for Lent, Easter etc. as well as headings in a missal. The two parts are copied by two hands. Unknown origins, but the 'calendar of part B (pp. 29-40) is of Sherborne use' (Ker 1957, p. 121).

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Manuscript Items

 

  1. Itempp. 1-26

     

    • Title (A.13): Solomon and Saturn

      Incipit(p. 2) leofre ðon eall ðeos (text in p. 1 is very unclear as it was once pasted to the front cover)

      Explicit(p. 26) to him middes

      Note: Ker notes: 'The text on p. 14 has been erased and replaced with a Latin form of excommunication s. xiii. Three leaves are missing in total: after pp. 12, 18 and 22.

      Bibliography:

      Ker 1957, item 70

      Menner 1941, p. 83-104

      Kemble 1845-48, p. 176

      Dobbie 1942, p. 31

         

    • Itemp. 27

       

      • Title (B.20.6): Computus: Rules for Finding the Age of the Moon

        Incipit(p. 27) Luna. gimeneu[...] on aest her hit [...]

        Explicit(p. 27) Luna. N. onest bona his hit her god tima

        Note: top right corner of p. 27 has been cut away and blank parchment sown back into place; text is therefore lost.

        Bibliography:

        Ker 1957, item 70

        Henel 1934-35, p. 334

           

      • Itemp. 28

         

        • Title (B.20.2.6): Computus: On Epacts

          Incipit(p. 28) Gif ðu ƿille ƿitan hu fela epacta

          Explicit(p. 28) Gif ðu ƿile giman ðises trametes þonne byst þu ðe cleawra on gerimcræfte

          Note: Repeated on p. 47 of the manuscript

          Bibliography:

          Ker 1957, item 70

          Henel 1934, p. 49

             

        • Itempp. 29-40

           

          • Title (B.20.14): Computus: On the Number of Days in the MonthNotes on the calendar of the solar and lunar length of each month etc.

            Rubric (initial): (p. 29) Ianuariushabet dies .XXXI. luna

            Incipit(p. 29) Ðes monoð hæfð anond.XXX. da[ga]

            Explicit(p. 40) Seo niht hæfð .XVIII.eahtatidaondse dæg .VI. To underneondto none .XVII. fotgemetuondto middæge . XI. fotgemetu

            Bibliography:

            Ker 1957, item 70

            Wormald 1934, no. 14

            Henel 1934 , p. 17 and p. 59

            Meritt 1945, no. 63

               

          • Itempp. 42-43

             

            • Title (B.20.1.6): Computus: Rules for Finding Moveable FeastsRules for finding Septuagesima, Lent, Easter

              Incipit(p. 42) Gif ðu ƿille ƿitan hƿænne septuagessima beon sceole

              Explicit(p. 43) Se byð easterdæg geƿirlice

              Bibliography:

              Ker 1957, item 70

              Henel 1934 , pp. 40-42

                 

            • Itempp. 46-47

               

              • Title (B.20.1.1): Computus: Rules for Finding Moveable Feastsember days, epacts, concurrents and the age of the moon

                Incipit(p. 46) Gif ðu ne cunne understandan on ðis ledene þe her beforan aƿriten is þonne loca ðu her hu þu scealt þin gear rihtlice gefadian

                Explicit(p. 47) sƿa þu miht ƿitan þeah þu ƿille bundred geara ðæs monan ryne

                Bibliography:

                Ker 1957, item 70

                Henel 1934 , pp. 42-43, 45-46, 61, 47, 48, 49 and 55

                   

              • Itemp. 47

                 

                • Title (B.20.11.1): Computus: On the Three Fridays for Fasting: Ðis synd þa þry frigedægas þe man sceal fæstan

                  Addition(p. 47) Ðis synd þa þry frigedægas þe man sceal fæstan on tƿelf monðum ðonne ne cymð næfre his saul on helle þæt is se æresta fridæg on kalendarismaius ond se oþer æfter PENTECOSTENondse þridda onkalendrisiulius þæt is se fyrmesta friedæg

                  Bibliography:

                  Ker 1957, item 70

                  Henel 1934, p. 64

                     

                • Itemp. 48

                   

                  • Title (B.20.18.2): Computus: De diebus festis

                    Incipit(p. 48) Fram middanƿintra byð to sancta MARIAN mæssan

                    Explicit(p. 48) ondþæs ymbe .IIII. niht byð middesƿintres mæssedæg

                    Bibliography:

                    Ker 1957, item 70

                    Henel 1934, p. 71

                       

                  • Itemp. 49

                     

                    • Title (B.20.12.1): Computus: On the Length of a Shadow

                      Addition(p. 49) On tƿelf monðum byð þreo hund dagaond.V.ondsyxtig dagaondþæra ƿucena synt tƿaondfiftigondþæra tida eahta þusendaondeahta hund syxtig tida

                      Bibliography:

                      Ker 1957, item 70

                      Henel 1934, p. 67

                         

                    • Itemp. 133

                       

                      • Title: Missa pro temptatione carnis (gloss)

                        Incipit(p. 133) for flæsccostunge þæt is idellust

                        Bibliography:

                        Ker 1957, item 70

                        Warren 1883, p. 182

                           

                      • Itemp. 171

                         

                        • Title: Missa speciale pro rege (gloss)

                          Incipit(p. 171) for þone kyning

                          Bibliography:

                          Ker 1957, item 70

                          Warren 1883, p. 179

                             

                        • Itemp. 280

                           

                          • Title (B.24.27.EM): Miscellaneous Additional Notes: Bletsung

                            Rubric (initial): (p. 280) Bletsung Benedictio

                            Note: Rubric is the only Old English in this text

                            Bibliography:

                            Ker 1957, item 70

                               

                          • Itemp. 330

                             

                            • Title (B.14.41.1.EM): Judicia Dei IV-VIIIHalsige man ðonne man her

                              Incipit(p. 330) Ic eoƿ halsie þurh ðonne fæder

                              Explicit(p. 330) ondto ðisson ƿe ofode negan gif ge þis dydon þe ge beogenne syndon oððe ƿison hƿa hit dide

                              Bibliography:

                              Ker 1957, item 70

                              Liebermann 1903, p. 415

                                 

                            • Itempp. 330-32

                               

                              • Title (B.14.41.2.EM): Judicia Dei IV-VIIIÞis is oþer halsung

                                Incipit(p. 330) Ic halsie ðe man

                                Explicit(p. 332) ondrixast mid fæderondmid halgam gaste on ƿoruld a ƿoruld a butan ende. Amen.

                                Bibliography:

                                Ker 1957, item 70

                                Liebermann 1903, p. 415

                                   

                              • Itempp. 367-412

                                 

                                • Title (B.12.5.3.2.4): Rubrics and Directions for the use of Prayers: Baptismal office and Blessing of the Font

                                  Incipit(p. 400) Æfterþisumcollectan bige se preost

                                  Explicit(p. 412) Uton ƿe nu gemænelice biddan mideallummode urne drihten hælend cristþæthe þysne his mettruman geneosnige to ðearflicere andetnisse

                                  Bibliography:

                                  Ker 1957, item 70

                                  Fehr 1921, pp. 48-63

                                     

                                • Itempp. 429-35

                                   

                                  • Title (C.82.3.1): Gloss to Liturgical Pieces [In agenda mortuorum]

                                    Incipit(p. 429) Her ongingð seo endebyrdnyss hu man sceal embe þonne untruman don þanne man gesyhþþæthu ge endung genealæceð. Þonne onginnon þa geleaffullanondþa gastlican gebroðru tosynganne hyra seofon sealmas.ondletaniaondrædeman syððan cristes þroƿunge ofer hineondoþre halie geƿritu oð þonne fyrst þe seo saul fram þam lichaman acirred beo. Þonne on ginne se mæssepreost þysne antifen þe her æfter geƿriten is.

                                    Explicit( p. 435) ondþonne hit man ferian ƿilleþonnesingeman þisne repsondoþre sƿilce þu ƿille.þonneman cume neah cirican duru þær hit to sceal þonne singe man þisne dritifen ðe her is gemearcod.

                                    Bibliography:

                                    Ker 1957, item 70

                                    Fehr 1921, pp. 65-67

                                       

                                  • Itemp. 444

                                     

                                    • Title (B.12.5.3.3): Rubrics and Directions for the use of Prayers: Burial Service, heading

                                      Rubric (initial): (p. 444) Bletsung ofer þære byrgene syððan þæt lic bið on eorþan

                                      Note: Heading at the conclusion of the burial service. Rubric constitutes the entire Old English text.

                                      Bibliography:

                                      Ker 1957, item 70

                                         

                                    • Itempp. 508-38

                                       

                                      • Title (B.12.5.3): Rubrics and Directions for the use of Prayers: For Common of Saints, headings

                                        Addition:

                                        • p. 512: Ræd
                                        • p. 513: Rædinc
                                        • p. 518: Ræd
                                        • p. 519: Ræd
                                        • p. 521: Rædinc
                                        • p. 521: Ræd
                                        • p. 524: Rædinc
                                        • p. 525: Ræd
                                        • p. 534: Ræd
                                        • p. 537: Ræd

                                         

                                        Note: Headings of 'Ræd' or 'Rædinc' to the lectons of the common of Saints.

                                        Bibliography:

                                        Ker 1957, item 70

                                           

                                       


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                                      Described by Owen Roberson with the assistance of Johanna Green, with reference to published scholarship; ed. by Takako Kato (August 2010; 2013).

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                                      Digital surrogate: https://parker.stanford.edu/parker/catalog/fr610kh2998 (accessed 18 July 2018)


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                                      Bibliography

                                      Dobbie, Elliott van Kirk, ed., The Anglo-Saxon Minor Poems, The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records, 6 (New York: Columbia University Press; London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1942)

                                      Fehr, Bernhard, 'Altenglische Ritualtexte für Krankenbesuch, heilige Ölung und Begräbnis', in Texte und Forschungen zur englischen Kulturgeschichte, Festgabe für Felix Liebermann (Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1921), pp. 20-67

                                      Henel, Heinrich, Studien zum altenglischen Computus , Beitrage zur englischen Philologie (leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1934)

                                      ---, 'Altenglische Mönchsaberglaube', Englische Studien, 69 (1934-35), 329-49

                                      Kemble, John M., Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici, 6 vols (London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1839-48)

                                      Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 70B

                                      Liebermann, F., ed., Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen, 3 vols (Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1903), vol. 1: Text und Übersetzung

                                      Menner, R. J., ed., The Poetical Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn, Monograph Series, xiii (New York and London: Modern Languages Association of America, 1941)

                                      Meritt, Herbert Dean, Old English Glosses, The Modern Language Association of America, General Series, xvi (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1945)

                                      Warren, F. E., The Leofric Missal as used in the Cathedral of Exeter During the Episcopate of its First Bishop, A.D. 1050-1072. Together with some account of the Red Book of Derby, the Missal of Robert of Jumièges, and a few other Early Manuscript Service Books of the English Church (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1883)

                                      Wormald, Francis, ed., English Kalendars before A. D. 1100, Henry Bradshaw Society, 72 (London: Harrison and Sons, 1934)