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  1. (f. 1r-198r) The South English Legendary
    1. (f. 1-10v) South English Ministry and Passion (2931.55); begins imperfectly; a fragmentary version of this poem. For details of contents, see O. S. Pickering, ed. The South English Ministry and Passion, ed. from St. John's College, Cambridge, MS B.6, Middle English Texts 16 (Heidelberg) Carl Winter, 1984), 8-10.
    2. (f. 11-22) Life of Apocryphal history of Christ's infancy, also known as Infancy of Jesus Christ (1550); Carl Horstmann, ed. Altenglische Legenden (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1875), 1-61.
    3. (f. 23-29v) Life of Holy Cross (3387); Horstmann, ESEL, 1-19.
    4. (f. 29v-30v) Life of St. Dunstan (2884); Horstmann, ESEL, 19-24.
    5. (f. 31r-v) Life of St. Augustine of Canterbury (2854); Horstmann, ESEL, 24-26.
    6. (f. 31v-32v) Life of St. Barnabas (2856); Horstmann, ESEL, 26-29.
    7. (f. 32v-34) Life of St. John the Baptist (2945); Horstmann, ESEL, 29-33.
    8. (f. 34-38v) Life of St. James the Great (2918); Horstmann, ESEL, 33-45.
    9. (f. 38v) Life of St. Oswald (the King) (3036); Horstmann, ESEL, 45-46.
    10. (f. 39-41v) Life of St. Edward the Martyr (2889); Horstmann, ESEL, 47-53.
    11. (f. 41v-46v) Life of St. Francis of Assisi (2899); Horstmann, ESEL, 53-67.
    12. (f. 46v-47v) Life of St. Alban (2842); Horstmann, ESEL, 67-70.
    13. (f. 48-50v) Life of St. Wulfstan (3068); Horstmann, ESEL, 70-77.
    14. (f. 50v-52) Life of St. Matthew (3017); Horstmann, ESEL, 77-81.
    15. (f. 52r-v) Life of St. Leger (2958); Horstmann, ESEL, 81-83.
    16. (f. 52v-54) Life of St. Faith (2897); Horstmann, ESEL, 83-86.
    17. (f. 54-55v) Life of St. Ursula and Companions, also known as 11,000 Virgins (721); Horstmann, ESEL, 86-92.
    18. (f. 56-59) Life of St. Catherine (Katherine) of Alexandria (2954); Horstmann, ESEL, 92-101.
    19. (f. 59-60v) Life of St. Lucy (2961); Horstmann, ESEL, 101-06.
    20. (f. 61-87v) Life of St. Thomas Becket, also known as St. Thomas of Canterbury (4171); Horstmann, ESEL, 106-75.
    21. (f. 87v-88r) Life of Appendix to St. Thomas Becket (3064); Horstmann, ESEL, 175-77.
    22. (f. 88) Life of Prologue (224); Horstmann, ESEL, 177-78.
    23. (f. 88v-89v: Life of SS. Fabian and Sebastian (2896); Horstmann, ESEL, 178-81.
    24. (f. 89v-91) Life of St. Agnes (2850); Horstmann, ESEL, 181-84.
    25. (f. 91-93) Life of St. Vincent (3067); Horstmann, ESEL, 184-89.
    26. (f. 93r-v) Life of St. Paul (3041); Horstmann, ESEL, 189-92.
    27. (f. 93v-94v) Life of St. Brigid of Ireland (2871); Horstmann, ESEL, 192-93.
    28. (f. 94v-96) Life of St. Agatha (2839); Horstmann, ESEL, 193-97.
    29. (f. 96r-v: Life of St. Scholastica (3052); Horstmann, ESEL, 197-99.
    30. (f. 96v-104) Life of St. Patrick and his Purgatory (3037); Horstmann, ESEL, 199-220.
    31. (f. 104-110) Life of St. Brendan the Navigator (2868); Horstmann, ESEL, 220-40.
    32. (f. 111-115v) Life of St. Nicholas (3033); Horstmann, ESEL, 240-55.
    33. (f. 115v-116) Life of St. Julian the Confessor (2949); Horstmann, ESEL, 255-56.
    34. (f. 116-117v: Life of St. Julian the Hospitaller (2950); Horst- mann, ESEL, 256-60.
    35. (f. 117v-121) Life of St. Mary of Egypt (2990); Horstmann, ESEL, 260-71.
    36. (f. 121v-123v) Life of St. Christopher (2878); Horstmann, ESEL, 271-78.
    37. (f. 124-127v) Life of St. Dominic (2883); Horstmann, ESEL, 278- 88.
    38. (f. 127v-130) Life of St. Theophilus (3266); Horstmann, ESEL, 288-93.
    39. (f. 130-131) Life of St. George (2905); Horstmann, ESEL, 294-96.
    40. (f. 131-132) Life of St. Edmund (the King) (2887); Horstmann, ESEL, 296-99.
    41. (f. 132-136v) Life of St. Michael (3029); Horstmann, ESEL, 299-311.
    42. (f. 136v-141) Life of St. Michael: Part III (3453); Horstmann, ESEL, 311-22.
    43. (f. 141-47) Life of St. Clement (2875); Horstmann, ESEL, 322-40.
    44. (f. 147-149) Life of St. Laurence (2957); Horstmann, ESEL, 340-45.
    45. (f. 149-153) Life of St. Kenelm (2956); Horstmann, ESEL, 345-55.
    46. (f. 153-154v) Life of St. Gregory the Great (2910); Horstmann, ESEL, 355-59.
    47. (f. 154v-155v) Life of St. Cuthbert (2880); Horstmann, ESEL, 359-62.
    48. (f. 155v-156) Life of St. Mark (3004); Horstmann, ESEL, 362-63.
    49. (f. 156-157) Life of SS. Philip & James the Less (3048); Horstmann, ESEL, 364-66.
    50. (f. 157v-161) Life of St. Bartholomew (2858); Horstmann, ESEL, 366-76.
    51. (f. 161-165v) Life of St. Thomas (the Apostle) (3063); Horstmann, ESEL, 376-89.
    52. (f. 165v-166) Life of St. Matthias (3026); Horstmann, ESEL, 389-90.
    53. (f. 166-167) Life of St. Sylvester (3053); Horstmann, ESEL, 391-92.
    54. (f. 167-169v) Life of St. Eustace (2894); Horstmann, ESEL, 393-402.
    55. (f. 169v-174) Life of St. John the Apostle (2932); Horstmann, ESEL, 402-17.
    56. (f. 174r-v) Life of All Saints' Day (184); Horstmann, ESEL, 418-20.
    57. (f. 175-179v) Life of All Souls' Day (201); Horstmann, ESEL, 420-31.
    58. (f. 179v-185) Life of St. Edmund of Abingdon (2886); Horstmann, ESEL, 431-49.
    59. (f. 185-188) Life of St. Martin of Tours (3005); Horstmann, ESEL, 449-56.
    60. (f. 188-190) Life of St. Leonard (2959); Horstmann, ESEL, 456-62.
    61. (f. 190-197) Life of Mary Magdalene (3159); Horstmann, ESEL, 462-80.
    62. (f. 197-198) Life of St. Hippolytus (2915); Horstmann, ESEL, 480-83.
    63. [The life of Jesus Christ, en vers anglais]
      Incipit:In nomine Domini nostre Jhesu Christi incipiunt adhortaciones sanctorum Patrum, quas de Greco in Latinum transtulit beatus Jeronimus presbiter.
      Interrogavit quidam abbatem Antonium-
      Explicit:(chapitre « De fratre Marino »)
  2. (f. 199-200v) Vision of St. Paul (3089); Carl Horstmann, ed. Archiv 52 (1874), 35-38.
  3. (f. 200v-203) Dispute Between the Body and the Soul (351); John Conlee, ed. Middle English Debate Poetry: A Critical Anthology (East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1991), 20-49.
  4. (f. 204ra-219va) Havelok (1114); G. V. Smithers, ed. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987).
  5. (f. 219va-228rb) King Horn (166); J. Hall, ed. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1901).
  6. (f. 228v-230v) Life of St. Blaise (2866); Horstmann, ESEL, 485-90.
  7. (f. 230v-233v) Life of St. Cecilia (2873); Horstmann, ESEL, 490-96.
  8. (f. 233v-237) Life of St. Alexis (3156); Frederick J. Furnivall, ed. Adam Davy's 5 Dreams about Edward II. Life of St. Alexius. Etc. EETS, o.s., 69 (London: N. Trübner and Co., 1878), 20-79.
  9. (f. 237r-v) “Somer Soneday” (3838); Rossell Hope Robbins, ed. Historical Poems of the XIVth and XVth Centuries (New York: Columbia University Press, 1959), 98-102.
  10. (f. 238) Attributes of Virgin and Christ (496); Rossell Hope Rob- bins, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIVth and XVth Centuries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952), 241.
  11. (f. 238v) 1 eight-line stanza (145); Robbins, ed. Secular Lyrics, 100.
  12. (f. 238v) Moral precepts; four long lines (477).
  13. (f. 198r-199r) Sayings of St. Bernard, incomplet du début
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  14. (f. 198r-199r) Sayings of St. Bernard, incomplet du début
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  15. (f. 204r-218v) Havelok the Dane
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  16. (f. 219r-228r) King Horn
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  17. (f. 228v-237r)
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  18. (f. 237r-v)
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  19. Fols Fols Fols 237 rv South English Legendary (missing seven items at the beginning) Sayings of St. Bernard, Vision of St. Paul, Debate of the Soul and Body Havelok the Dane, King Horn Lives of Blaise, Cecilia, and Alex ‘Somer Soneday' (incomplete at the end)

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Copiste:Inconnu
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Date:I. XIIIe siècle; II. XIVe siècle;
Nombre de feuillets:183
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Format:In-quarto
Support:Parchemin
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Mise en page:En partie à deux colonnes
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Possesseurs

Jacob Ward en 1632

Bibliographie

  • The Early South English Legendary or Lives of Saints. I. MS. Laud, 108, in the Bodleian Library. Edited by Dr. Carl Horstmann, London, Trübner (Early English Text Society. Original Series, 87), 1887, l + 496 p. [GB] [IA]
    Réimpression:
    • Millwood, Kraus Reprint, 1987
  • Le chateau d'amour de Robert Grosseteste, évêque de Lincoln, par J. Murray, Paris, Champion, 1918, 183 p. (ici p. 25-26, ms. L) [HT] [IA]
  • Görlach, Manfred, The Textual Tradition of the South English Legendary, Leeds, University of Leeds (Leeds Texts and Monographs, n. s. 6), 1974, p. 88-90.
  • Guddat-Figge, Gisela, Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Middle English Romances, München, Fink (Texte und Untersuchungen zur englischen Philologie, 4), 1976, p. 282-284.
  • King Horn: an edition based on Cambridge University Library Ms Gg. 4. 27 (2) with an analysis of the textual translation by Rosamund Allen, New York et London, Garland (Garland Medieval Texts, 7), 1984, xviii + 416 p., ici p. 6-12.
  • Havelok, edited by G. V. Smithers, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1987, xciii + 226 p., ici p. xi-xiv.
  • Liszka, Thomas R., « MS Laud Misc. 108 and the early history of the South English Legendary », Manuscripta, 33, 1989, p. 75-91.
  • Boyd, Beverly, « The enigma of Bodleian Library MS Laud Misc. 108 (ca. 1300) », Manuscripta, 39, 1995, p. 131-136.
  • Bell, Kimberly K., Generic Convention and Transformation in Middle English Romance: The Manuscript Evidence in "King Horn" and "Havelok the Dane", Ph. D. dissertation, Georgia State University, 2002, p. 46-68.
  • Bell, Kimberley K., « Resituating romance: the dialectics of sanctity in MS Laud Misc. 108's Havelok the Dane and Royal Vitae », Parergon, 25:1, 2008, p. 27-51. DOI: 10.1353/pgn.0.0046
  • Bell, Kimberly K., et Julie Nelson Couch, éd., The Texts and Contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108: The Shaping of English Vernacular Narrative, Leiden, Brill (Medieval and Renaissance Authors, 6), 2011, xxi + 342 p.
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 29 novembre 2018