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B. Schaumann and A. Cameron, 'A Newly-Found Leaf, pp. 289-312; see also N. R. Ker, 'A Supplement to Catalogue of Manuscripts containing Anglo-Saxon', ASE 5 (1976), 121-31, at 128 (no. 417). 31 Anglo-Saxon Medicine unfortunate, as ch. 60 (according to the table of contents) dealt with gynaecological matters, which are poorly represented elsewhere. Cockayne found on the first three folios of BL, Harley 55 medical material which corresponds in content to that given in the headnote to the missing ch.

Glorie I, 427; trans. Lapidge and Rosier, Aldhelm: the Poetic Works, p. 78. Vulnera fibrarum necnon et lurida tabo Membra medens pestemque luemque resoluo necantem. Collectiones, ed. Glorie I, 449; trans. Lapidge and Rosier, Aldhelm: the Poetic Works, p. 81. 25 Anglo-Saxon Medicine ancient medicine but, so far as I know, was not prescribed for the ailments mentioned by Aldhelm, nor is it mentioned in surviving Old English remedies. ' 4 In the Old English medical records it was recommended for skin ailments including leprosy, and in modern herbal medicine the berries are recommended as a purgative.

Fortunately, in 1562 Laurence Nowell had made a transcript of this manuscript and it contains a collection of medical recipes, most of which are also in Bald's Leechbook. Those not in the Leechbook as we now have it deal with ailments dealt with on its missing leaves. It is a fair assumption that they were also originally in the Leechbook. Because the recipes in the two collections are not quite identical, we may conclude that there were once Old English recipe books older than either. The remaining medical documents in Old English are translations of Latin works.

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