LIST OF BOOKS BELONGING TO THE LIBRARY OF GERALD, NINTH EARL OF KILDARE, 1526

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull

Volume One, Appendix V

BOKS REMAYNING IN THE LYBERARY OF GERALD FITZGERALDE, ERLE OF KYLDARE, THE XV DAY OF FFEBRUARIJ, ANNO HENRICI VIII, XVII

Hugo de Vienna super iiii euangelistas
Tria volumina Cronice Anthonini
Tria volumina operis Sancti Anthonii cum glosa
Quatuor partes Nicholai de Lyra
Hugo de Vienna super spalterium
Jacobi locher opera poete laureati
Opus Cornelii vitelli poete
Virgilius cum iiii commentis
Tabula vtilissima super lyra
Juuenalis cum glosa
Theodulus cum commento
Dialagus sancti Grigorii
Boecius de consolacione philosophie, etc.

ffrench Boks
The cronicles of England in frenche
A frenche boke in parchment
The trye of battails
Parte of the Bible in french
The cronicles of ffraunce in french
Maundvile in ffrench
Lalas d'amour de viegne [divine]
Le Brevier dez nobles
Le quatre choses toutz cestz au vn lyuer
Le tryumph de damez
A boke of ffarsses [farces] in ffrench

Yet Boks, Englysh boks
The polycronicon
Bocaas, The Fall of Princes
Arthur
The siedge of Thebes
The cronicles of England
The feettis [feats] of armes of chyualry made by Christian de pyce [Pisa]
Cambrensis

Irish
Saltir Casshill
Saint Beraghans boke
Another boke wherein is the begynnyng of the cronicles of Irland
The birth of Criste
Saint Kateryn's lif
Saint Jacob [h]is passion
Saint George [h]is passion
The speech of Oyncheaghis
Saint ffeghyn [h]is lif [St Fechin]
Saint ffynyan [h]is lif [St Finnian]
Brislech my Moregh [Magh Murthemne]
Concullyn's actes, Irishe
The monkes of Egypte's lif
ffoilfylmey [ ? ]. The vii Sages
The declaration of Gospellis
Saint Bernardes passion
The history of clane lyre [Clan Lir]
The leeching of Kene [Cian] [h]is legg.

There is in the British Museum a second copy of this catalogue, which adds the names of a considerable number of other books, such as in the Latin section the Book of Alexander the Great, Caesar's Commentaries, the Summa Angelica, the works of Terence, Juvenal, Virgil with four commentaries, parts of Livy, the dialogues of St Gregory, The City of God of St Augustine, Josephus, etc.

In the French section are included Froissart's Chronicles in four volumes, Of the Holy Land, Illustrations of Gaul and Singularities of Troy, Lancelot du Lac, Ogier the Dane, The Garden of Plaisance, the Romance of the Rose, etc.

In the English library are to be added. The Siege of Thebes, The Destruction of Troy, The Siege of Jerusalem, Charlemagne, The Shepherd's Calendar, Gesta Romanorum, Troillus, The Order of the Garter, The King of England [Henry VIII] his answer to Luther, Sir Thomas More his book against the new opinions that hold against pilgrimages, An Old Book of the Chronicles of England, etc.

Taken from A History of Ireland by Eleanor Hull


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