Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.I.19

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.I.19
Summary TitlePierre Bersuire, Repertorium morale (v.3)
Creation Date Start1400
Creation Date End1433
Creation Date Statementearly 15th century
Collation Formula19A: I7 (= 8, lacks 1); II-XVII8; XVIII4(=8 lacks leaves 3-6 after f.138); XIX8; XX7 (=8 lacks 8 after f.155); XXI-XXXII8; XXXIII3 (part of an 8, split with B when volume made into two parts);

19B: I5 (see 19A); II-XXXIII8
Pages / Foliosii+253+i and i+253+i f.
Page: Lines59
Volume: Height49 cm
Width34 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. Flyleaf has stain traces of an earlier binding
Secundo folio
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m1z40ks804
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m1z40ks804.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.1.19

Creation PlaceEngland

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Probably written by several scribes Script:Textualis quadrata


Probably the third volume (with A.I.17 and A.I.18) of the three volume work given to Durham Cathedral by Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham shortly before 1437.

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:A f.2-255; B f.256-508

Notes:Third volume of alphabetical work, covering letters P-Z

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)