21) The Consistory certainly used several sources at once, as the Graecismus and Catholicon
both provide bolus with a different definition, and do not give the etymology for bole, which appears in the Derivationes.
Cuthbert c1450/c1450 8 78 Richard Rolle 1325-1349/c1400 -- 42 The Pricke of Conscience cl350/c1400 -- 72 Catholicon
Anglicum c1475/1483 -- 23 The York Plays cl350/cl440 -- 300 Towneley Plays c1400/1450-75 1 209 Thomas Castelford's Chronicle <1327/c1400 20 170 Morte Arthure c1360/c1440 6 57
GL III, 108,320] et sensibilis componitur insensibilis -e, insensibiliter, insensibilitas; IOANNES BALBI, Catholicon
(Mainz 1460; reimpr.
33) These entries are supported by a slightly later, shorter English-Latin dictionary Catholicon
Anglicum of the last quarter of the fifteenth century.
I fell to drinking with a Doctor Tom De Quincey, Who claimed he'd found the one and true catholicon
For palsy, gout, apoplexy, rabies, quinsy, And every other ailment in the lexicon.
Houle's introduction to solmization also provides background necessary for modern singers to face the thorny problems of interpretation posed by Ockeghem's catholicon
of 1460 is a fine example of his later work.
The oldest book in the Central Library is Catholicon
by Joannes Balbus, Printed in Augsberg, Germany by Guntherus Zainer in 1469.