Catalogue of the manuscripts at Ashburnham place [the property of the earl of Ashburnham]. Appendix

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Page 7 - Iine bible historial la quele est a Jehan Filz de roy de France Due de Berry et Dauuergne Conte De Poitou Destampes De Bouloingne et Dauuergne. — Flamel.
Page 7 - NG. 1. Speculum vite Christi, the boke that is clepede the myrrour of the blessede lif of Jhesu criste. (Translated from the Latin of S. Bonaventure by N., that is Nicholas Love, Prior of the Carthusian Monastery of Mount Grace de Ingleby, in Yorkshire, with additions by the translator, including) 2. A shorte tretes of the hiest and moste worthi sacrament of cristes blessede body and the merueiles ther of.
Page 13 - Seventeen highly finished paintings in Indian ink, including the title page. Each design is followed by an extract from the gospels descriptive of the subject represented, and by a prayer and meditations, all in German and very neatly written ; the initials slightly heightened with gold. The paintings are all inscribed with the letters PPRF On one of the fly leaves is written :—" This booke was given by Peter Paul Rubens to his teacher and friend Octavio Van Veen, — Charles Henry van Prague.
Page 6 - Ane buik of roundells, whairin thair is contained songs and roundells that may be sung with thrie, four, fiue, or mo voices haifing prettie and plesantt letters, sum in latin and sum in Inglish quhilks ar an hundreth in number. Collected and notted by dauid meluill 1612.
Page 8 - At the top of the first page are the royal arms quarterly, France and England, and each book has an illuminated initial, with the arms of Eton College, and a marginal ornament in gold and colours. There are ten leaves preceding the beginning of the book.
Page 6 - Et Tristan demeura eu tirnaige. Et a tant temps je me tairay et feray la fin de mes comptes car au liure ou les ay prins Je nen trouue pas plus auant.
Page 6 - Qui servare libris preciosis nescit honorem Illius a manibus sit procul iste liber*.
Page 6 - Whairin thair is conteined songs and roundells that may be sung with thrie, four, fyue or mo voices haifing prettie and plesantt letters, sum in Latin and sum in Inglish, quhilks ar an hundreth in number. Collected and notted by dauid meluill, 1612, MS.

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