Miscellany notebook on philosophical subjects, compiled possibly by William Birch the younger

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      GB 206 Ripon Cathedral MS 33
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      1 vol. (22 ff.) Imperfect, ff.1-12 are foliated 38-49. The folio numbered 49 is blank. Bound in a parchment manuscript wrapper, which contains Latin text with capitals illuminated in red and blue.

Scope and Content

Contains: (1) Summaries of Aristotle's "Posterior analytics" and "Ethics"; (2) Notes on Clichtoverus, "De voluntaria"; T. Bricot, "in 2o libro Physicorum Aristotelis"; "Liber Gocle: R." (i.e. R. Goclenius, "Problemata logicorum", 1590/1); "Israel reges"; notes on Josephus

Administrative / Biographical History

William Birch the younger (fl. 1590) was the son of William Birch fl. 1560 and cousin of Anthony Higgin, Dean of Ripon (1608-1624). The attribution of this miscellany is made to him because one of the works included in it, namely, "Problemata logicorum", by R. Goclenius, 1590/1, is inscribed "Liber G. Byrch"

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From the library of Anthony Higgin, Dean of Ripon (1608-1624)


In Latin

Additional Information

Formerly shelved as XVIII.G.19