Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.II.3

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.II.3
Summary TitleBible
Creation Date Start1260
Creation Date End1280
Creation Date Statementlater 13th century
Collation FormulaI11 (=12 with leaf 3, after f.3, excised); II-XXXV12, XXXVI6, XXXVII-XXXIX12
Pages / Foliosi+462+i f
Page: Lines54
Volume: Height41 cm
Width26 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound most of the Cosin Manuscripts in the 19th century). Rusty hole in f.452, lower margin near spine, could indicate chain fixture on an earlier binding.
Secundo folionate rationem
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mnp193916h
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mnp193916h.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.2.03

Creation PlaceFrance, Paris

Creator role:scribe

Script:textualis semi-quadrata Script notes:Probably by a single scribe who also corrects errors


Historiated initials start each book of the Bible.

Evidence category: catalogue Content: E. Biblia, non glo : cum Interpretacione Nominum Hebræorum. iio. fo., nate racionem Notes: In Libri Bibliae section. Annotated “In libraria”
See online in context: http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2td791sg22j

Evidence category: pressmark Content: E Notes: f.2r

Contained work:Bible


Contained work:Jerome, Liber interpretationis Hebraicorum nominum



Catalogued:Cloister catalogue 1395 Reference citation:CLL-074


Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.13-4 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/18/mode/2up

Catalogued:Gameson 2010 Reference citation:24

Catalogued:DUL Online catalogue


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)

Catalogi veteres 1838 :- Catalogi veteres librorum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Dunelm. Catalogues of the library of Durham Cathedral, at various periods, from the conquest to the dissolution, including catalogues of the library of the abbey of Hulne, and of the mss. preserved in the library of Bishop Cosin, at Durham (London: J. B. Nichols, 1838)

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)