Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.II.1.i

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.II.1.i
Summary TitleBible of Hugh du Puiset, volume i (Genesis - Kings)
Creation Date Start1175
Creation Date End1196
Creation Date Statementlater 12th century, before 1196
Collation Formulaflyleaves, content leaf: bifolium then singleton, I-III12, IV-XIII8, XIV7 (=8 with leaf 2, after 120, excised); XV-XXVI8, XXVII2
Pages / Foliosi+224+i f
Page: Lines38
Columns1
Volume: Height46.2 cm
Width31.5 cm
BindingMedieval, repaired by Tucketts, 15 November 1845. Wooden boards, 7 double raised bands; remains of blind stamped leather covers (one-third preserved on front, substantially intact on back) laid onto modern leather; a quincunx of metal bosses on both covers; two metal clasp pins in the back board. Remains of 2 leather clasp thongs projecting from fore-edge of front board. Modern leather chemise. Stains on f.1 from metalwork and former turnovers, on 223 and 224, lower fore-edge, from ?chain staple.
Secundo folioIncipit prefacio beati
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mgf06g269d
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Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.2.01.01


Creation PlaceEngland


Decoration:


DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:F
Text following:Facta fame in terra iude
Decoration location:f.150v, column 1

Decoration notes:Start of preface to Ruth

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:I
Text following:In
Decoration location:f.150v column 2

Decoration notes:Start of Ruth

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DecorationType:Initial, historiated Initial letter:F
Text following:Factum est autem post
Decoration location:f.173r column 1

Decoration notes:Enthroned king, resting his head on his hand, two slain men lying beside him, all set against gold ground: David mourning the slaying of Saul and Jonathan

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Given to Durham Priory by Hugh du Puiset, bishop of Durham, before 1196.

Associated person:Hugh du Puiset, approximately 1125-1195Role:(donor)


Evidence category: inscription Content: Liber hugonis Dunelm′ episcopi. Pentateuchon Notes: f.2r To this has been added “et libri Regum”, 12th/13th century; then “Pentateuchon” was glossed “5 libri moysi” (14th/15th century), and the note of content was amplified to read “Prima pars biblie continens Pentateuchon et libri Regum iiijor’”
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Evidence category: exlibris Content: Liber Sancti Cuthberti de Dunel' Notes: f.2r, 12th/13th century
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Evidence category: exlibris Content: Prima pars biblie id est liber genesis de communi libraria Monachorum Dunelmie’ Notes: f.4r, early 15th century
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MLGB3http://mlgb3.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mlgb/book/2035/


Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.9-12 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/14/mode/2up


Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:146 Notes:p.83-5 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/82/mode/2up




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)

Mynors 1939 :- Mynors, R. A. B., Durham Cathedral manuscripts to the end of the twelfth century (Oxford: OUP, 1939)