Symeon of Durham was active from the 1090s to about 1130

Written before 1096

 

Edinburgh National Library of Scotland Advocates MS 18.4.3

Wrote f.1-122v

 

Oxford Bodleian MS Digby 175

Wrote entire surviving original manuscript.

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.III.9

Rubrication by Symeon of Durham (f.65v detail)

 

Oxford Bodleian MS Bodley 596

Wrote f.175-214

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.IV.24

Usuard's Martyrology in the hand of Symeon of Durham (f.34r detail). His name has been added in the margin here to add him to those commemorated.  He wrote f.12v-45v of this manuscript.

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.II.22

End of Augustine's City of God, in the hand of Symeon of Durham (f.231r)

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.IV.13


Detail from the end of DCL MS B.IV.13, f.64v

Wrote a replacement leaf f.64 and was one of the correctors of the manuscript.

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.II.21

Detail from DCL MS B.II.21 f.9r, additions by Symeon.

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS A.II.4

List of books donated by William of St Calais, in the hand of Symeon of Durham
List of books donated by William of St Calais, in the hand of Symeon of Durham (f.1r)

Written at the front of the second volume of William of St Calais' Bible, which was written by another scribe. Symeon also added part of Haymo of Auxerre's Super Apocalipsim, at the nd f.170-173.

 

Not dated

British Library Cotton MS Domitian vii

The Durham Liber vitae. Symeon wrote much of the text added during his time as a monk at Durham, end 11th to early 12th century.

 

Cambridge, Peterhouse MS 74

Symeon made many additions to the manuscript.

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.II.6

Added a few marginal notes

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.II.11

Note added by Symeon on a blank endleaf f.ir

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.II.35

Added note in margin of f.39v

 

Durham Cathedral Library MS B.IV.24

Added later notes to the Martyrology he had written early in his career.

The identification of manuscripts written by Symeon of Durham is from the article by Michael Gullick, “The hand of Symeon of Durham: further observations on the Durham Martyrology scribe”, in Rollason, David, ed., Symeon of Durham: historian of Durham and the North (Stamford: Shaun Tyas, 1998), 14-31.