AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

Malogranatum Manuscript

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS LAT 21
Held at: University College London
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: Malogranatum Manuscript
Date(s): 15th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 120 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume, 15th century, containing 'De Confessione, liber primus': book one (of three) of the Malogranatum ascribed to Gallus, abbot of the Cistercian abbey of Königssaal, Bohemia.

The binding incorporates part of a 12th-century treatise on music. The leaf on each front board contained an alphabetical list of 36 antiphons.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Latin. Gothic hand.

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Finding aids:

N R Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, i (London and Oxford, 1969); list at University College London Special Collections.

Archival Information

Archival history:

From the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter, Erfurt. Pressmark D. 22 on folio 1. Pasted inside the front board is the bookplate of Walter Seton.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased at the Seton sale at Sotheby's in 1927 and presented to University College London by the British Society of Franciscan Studies and others.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2001

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"