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
Columns2
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


Decoration:


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
Location:f.2-341

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


Catalogue notes:Not in MLGB3



Catalogued:Rud 1825


Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/14/mode/2up


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)