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The "Liber de diversis medicinis" in the Thornton manuscript (ms. Lincoln cathedral A. 5. 2.) edited by Margaret Sinclair Ogden, Ph. D

Catalog Data

Thornton, Robert active 1440  Search this
Ogden, Margaret Sinclair 1909-  Search this
Lincoln Cathedral Library Manuscript. (Thornton)  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 160, 8 p. front. (facsim.) 23 cm
Early works to 1800
Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
A collection of medical prescriptions and charms written in a mid-fifteenth century hand; the scribe, a Robert Thornton, has been variously identified with three persons of the name who flourished during that period. Robert Thornton of East Newton is considered the most probable person by the present editors and others. cf. Introd., p. viii-xv; Dict. nat. biog., v. 56, p. 303-304.
"Originally a dissertation submitted to the faculty of the University of Chicago in candidacy for the degree of doctor of philosophy [1935]."
Early English Text Society's list of publications, etc. (8 p.) at end.
Materia medica  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Charms  Search this
Call number:
RS125 .L665 1938
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries