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Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 1490 (SC 7010)
Number 2121-1
1.   ff. 46-46v   I am Mercury the mighty Flos Florum
Sapientia Patris — in couplets
Number 4210-11
2.   f. 47   Of Spain take the clear light
On preparing the Philosopher’s Stone, ascribed in Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.16 (1120) to Richard Carpenter (cf. Thorndike (1934), 4.351-3) — generally forty-eight couplets, but numerous variants
Number 975-5
3.   ff. 114-136v   Child of discipline incline to me thy ear
The Twelve Gates or The Compende of Alkemye by George Ripley, 1471, including Preface, Twelve Gates, Recapitulation and Admonition, sometimes with a dedicatory prologue to Henry IV — in rhyme royal and couplets
Number 5095-9
4.   ff. 142-143   Take earth of earth earths brother
Verses on the Elixir, ascribed to Pearce the Black Monk — in couplets
Number 2121-2
5.   f. 143   I am Mercury the mighty Flos Florum
Sapientia Patris — in couplets
Number 6014-10
6.   ff. 277-289   To the honour of God one in persons three
Thomas Norton, Ordinal of Alchemy — 3102 lines in seven chapters and a prologue
Number 1865-2
7.   ff. 336-342v   He that in this book beginneth to read
Patris Sapientiae, an alchemical poem — in quatrains (aabb)