Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.I.17

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.I.17
Summary TitlePierre Bersuire, Repertorium morale (v.1)
Creation Date Start1395
Creation Date End1395
Creation Date Statementend 14th century (1395)
Collation FormulaI7 (= 8, lacks leaf 1); II-III8; IV-XXI12; XXII6; XXIII-XXIX12; XXX11 (=12 final blank leaf cancelled)
Pages / Foliosi+340+i f.
Page: Lines60
Volume: Height48.5 cm
Width33 cm
BindingBound in Durham, mid 18th century by Waghorn, brown calf panelled binding, with Durham Cathedral arms added to the centre in the mid 19th century.
Secundo foliocaueret protinus a ueneno
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2m76537132m
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2m76537132m.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.1.17

Creation PlaceParis

Creator role:scribe Creator:Johannes de Fonte Creator notes:Colophon (f.341r)

Anno milleno ter centum ter quoque deno

Et ter sedeno cum quinque fuit duodeno

Codex completus hic a de Fonte Johanne

Possideat letus quapropter sacra dyanne Script:Textualis quadrata Script notes:One hand throughout, self identified as Johannes de Fonte in the colophon


Probably the first volume (with A.I.18 and A.I.19) of the the volume work given to Durham Cathedral by Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham shortly before 1437.

Associated person:Johannes de FonteRole:(scribe)

Associated person:Thomas Langley, approximately 1363-1437Role:(donor)

Evidence category: probable Content: Item parvo tempore ante mortem suam dedit Librariae Diccionarium in tribus voluminibus pro quibus idem Dominus solverat lxl Notes: The will of Thomas Langley is recorded in Archbishop Kemp's Register (Register 19, f.501r-503v)

Extracts printed in Catalogi veteres 1838, p.119 and Wills and Inventories v.1 p.80 [1]
See online in context: https://archbishopsregisters.york.ac.uk/browse/registers?folio=1027&register id=6395w894f

Contained work:Pierre Bersuire, Repertorium morale

Notes:First volume of alphabetical work, covering letters A-E

Catalogue notes:Not in MLGB3

Catalogued:Rud 1825


Catalogued:Gameson 2010 Reference citation:35

Rud 1825 :- Codicum manuscriptorum ecclesiae cathedralis Dunelmensis catalogus classicus, descriptus a Thoma Rud ... cum appendice eos codices continente qui post catalogum confectum diversis temporibus comparati sunt, ed. Thomas Rud (Durham, 1825)

Gameson 2010 :- Gameson, Richard, ed., Manuscript treasures of Durham Cathedral, Richard Gameson with contributions by A. I. Doyle, John McKinnell, David Rollason, and Lynda Rollason and with a foreword by the Dean of Durham (London: Third Millennium Publishing, 2010)