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Name: Bernardus Parmensis de Botone, Casus Longi Super Decretales

Repository: University of Sydney Library

Settlement: Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
Casus Longi Super Decretales

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 26

Acquisition: Sir Charles Nicholson's family donated the MS to the library in 1924


Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (8)1-6 (7)7. The eighth sheet of quire 7 has been removed. Fols 24r.b, 24v., 55v., Bv. are blank.


Condition: Edges trimmed unevenly

Deco desc: red rubrics; caps alternately red with blue penwork and blue with red penwork. The letters of 'Gregorius' on 1r.a are red and blue alternately. One historiated initial (40 x 35mm.) on 30r. the letter being green and brown against a blue ground, with its tail in the form of a brown pheasant, and in the oval of the letter is drawn a man in black cap and red robes, three-quarters facing.

Dimensions: 340 x 215 mm

Extent: ii + 55

Foliation: fols 1r.-9r. each have .II. at the top, foliation modern arabic pencil

Hand desc: northern Italian or southern French littera gothica textualis


Layout: two cols each of 68-72 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: Exhibition, p.13, no.16.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xiii2

Orig place:


Provenance: front cover by a 19c. hand 'Decretali di Gregorio IX codice contemporaneo circa 1260 in pergamena'; Br. and Av. in Italian are notes about the text, Gregorius IX and Gregorius XI, and a transcription in Latin of the first paragraph of the text signed 'Leopoldo Torqui (?) 14 Marzo 1872'; Ar. an extract from an English booksellerÕs catalogue, entry unnumbered, also attributing the text to Gregorius IX; 1r. in modern pencil is no.'97'; inside front cover in modern pencil [pound sign]3.3.0 and helmet book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart.

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 124



Support: vellum, fly leaves i-ii modern paper


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