Bateman, Richard

Scope and Content

Manuscript transcript by Richard Bateman, 1612, of a work by Benedictus Victorius Faventius containing a calculator or computer for increasing or diminishing figures, which was printed by Benedict Hector, bookseller of Bologna, in 1512. The text was copied by Bateman from a treatise of a revised edition by Dom. Gaetanus, Doctor of Medicine.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio. Bound in calf.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

Bound with Suiseth, Calculator (1520) and Grosseteste, Opuscula (1514).