Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: This book of sovereign medicines against the most common and known diseases ... collected of Master Doctor Feckenham, late Abbot of Westminster [manuscript].

Digital Image File Name: 
144717
Source Call Number: 
V.b.129
Source Creator: 
De Feckenham, John, 1515?-1585, compiler.
Source Title: 
This book of sovereign medicines against the most common and known diseases ... collected of Master Doctor Feckenham, late Abbot of Westminster [manuscript].
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1600
Physical Description: 
leaf 19 verso || leaf 20 recto
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
De Feckenham, John, 1515?-1585, compiler.
Title (Hamnet): 
This book of sovereign medicines against the most common and known diseases ... collected of Master Doctor Feckenham, late Abbot of Westminster [manuscript], ca. 1600.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 v. ; 34 x 22 cm
Subject (Hamnet): 
Herbs http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85060351 - Medicine - Early works to 1800 - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts (documents) - England - 16th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Medical formularies - England - 16th century - Manuscripts.
Notes (Hamnet): 
180 leaves. After repair (ca. 1984) [1-2], 2-180 leaves.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Related copies held at the British Library (Sloane MS 167 or 3919 [sic]), the University of Glasgow Library (MS Hunter 93), the Bibliothè€que Municipale Classic de Cambrai, France (MS 910), and the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington, New Zealand (MSX-3346). Another manuscript of the same text, in an early 17th century hand, is in the library at Arundel Castle. A copy of MSX-3346, including notes and correspondence of Elizabeth Rawson Macgill, is held in the Folger curatorial files.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Compare with A rich storehouse, or, Treasurie for the diseased, 1601, and A book of sovereign medicines by Tho. Dauson and Tho. Gardyner, 1577.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Herbal and other remedies, "chiefly for the poor which have not at all tymes the learned phisicions at hand." Arranged alphabetically under ailments, with a list at end of volume. At beginning some general rules about herbs.
Notes (Hamnet): 
This booke of sovereigne medicines / collected of Maister Doctour ffecknam, late abbott of Westmynster ; an edition of Folger ms. V.b.129 (ca. 1570) with introduction, transcript and annotation, and plant list with identification by Elizabeth Rawson Macgill. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Dissertation Information Service, c1990.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, 1026.1
Call Number (Hamnet): 
V.b.129