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Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  MS C65
Description: ff. iii + 60 + xv - Limp vellum - Dated 1449 in a colophon: "Explicit speculum ecclesie . . . Scriptium Mcccxlviiij#^o# die v Aprilis " (f. 58v); Bernard M. Rosenthal, Catalogue IX(New York, 1959), no. 34A, with ill.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSC65_30
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-60v
Description: - Paper - 190 x 140 mm - 26 long lines ruled in ink with full length vertical margins in lead; vertical catchwords visible
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVmedSearchable Date Range: 1440 - 1460
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1449, April 5
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic rotunda
Figurative Decoration: Red sketch of the tree "Superbia"
Other Decoration: 2-line and 4-line red initials; rubricated section titles
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1-28r
Author: Jacobus Beneventanus?
Title: Viridiarum consolationis
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Quoniam ut ait apostolus petrus spiritu sancto affati locuti sunt
Explicit: qui cum patre et spiritu sancto vivit et cognat
Notes: Jacobus Beneventanus ?, fl. 1360 
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f. 1r   Plain red initials

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f. 16v   Section titles in red; vertical catchword in inner bottom margin

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Text 2: ff. 28r-39v
Author: Pseudo Bernard of Clairvaux
Other Associate: Pope Eugene III, dedicatee
Title: Confessio
Title: Ordo ad confitendum de septem peccatibus mortalibus, et de condictionibus ea aggrauantibus, de x preceptis et vii virtutibus. De v sensibus et iii potentiis animae. De vii operibus misericordie corporalibus et sex spiritualibus Incipit prologus
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Filii peccasti ne aditias iter . . .Et quoniam qui vitam desiderat
Explicit: hanc det tibi deus
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f. 29v   Sketch of the tree "Superbia" in red

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Text 3: ff. 41r-59r
Author: Hugh de St Cher
Title: Speculum ecclesiae sive expositio missae
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Dicit apostolus ad ephesios vi
Explicit: Et quorum retinneritis retenta sunt
Notes: Hugo de S. Charo, cardinal, ca. 1200-1263. [Added after colophon:] Qui transit ac nescit [added at end:] Ista sunt condiciones confessionis. 
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f. 58v   Scribal colophon giving the date

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