The 17th-century student notes are written in a clear but very compressed hand. They are inLatin, but several jottings in the book indicate that English was the writer's native language. Thenotes have been bound in a fine gold-tooled leather binding.
The curriculum covered by the student includes grammar, mathematics (algebra, arithmetic andlogic), geometry, physics and astronomy. Diagrammes are given in, for instance, the sections ongeometry and mensuration.
A poem in English is given on f. 40, entitled 'Marye Magdalens complaint at Christs death'.