Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.II.4

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.II.4
Summary TitleBible of William of St Calais
Creation Date Start1080
Creation Date End1096
Creation Date Statementend of 11th century
Collation Formula
Pages / Foliosi+173+i f
Page: Lines54-57
Columns2
Volume: Height49 cm
Width31 cm
BindingStandard Tucketts, brown leather over boards with 2 metal clasps, mid 19th century
Secundo folioricordiam a facie
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Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.2.04


Creation PlaceNormandy

Creator role:scribe Creator:Carilef Bible scribe Creator notes:This Norman scribe's modern pseudonym is from his work on this manuscript, for which he was the main scribe

Creator role:scribe Creator:Simeon of Durham (-approximately 1130) Creator notes:Gullick 1998 no.9: identifies Simeon as the scribe of the list of books donated by William of St Calais on f.1

Gullick 1998 no.10: identifies Simeon as the scribe who wrote and decorated the Apocalypse commentary added at the end of the manuscript

Both are dated end 11th century


Decoration:


Associated person:William of St Calais, -1096Role:(donor)

Associated person:Carilef Bible scribeRole:(scribe)

Associated person:Simeon of Durham, -approximately 1130Role:(annotator)

Associated person:Thomas Swalwell, -1539Role:(annotator)


Evidence category: exlibris Content: Liber sancti Cuthberti de Dunelmo Notes: f.2r
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Evidence category: pressmark Content: H Notes: f.2r
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Evidence category: inscription Content: Notes: In the hand of Thomas Swalwell, f.2r
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: H Secunda pars Bibliae eiusdem Willielmi cum glosa super Librum Apocalipsis usque ad capitulum vii iio. fo. ricordiam a facie Notes: Cloister library catalogue 1395 (DCL MS B.IV.46) f.19v under Libri Bibliae
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: H Secunda pars Bibliae eiusdem Willielmi cum glosa super Apocalipsim usque ad capitulum septimum iio. fo. ricordiam a facie Notes: Refectory book list, DCL MS B.IV.46, f.32r
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Contained work:William of St Calais book donation list
Location:f.1r
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Notes:Written by Simeon of Durham (Gullick 1998, no.9)


Contained work:Bible
Location:f.2r-170v
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Notes:Contains text of Old Testament from Daniel onwards, and New Testament


Contained work:Haymo of Auxerre, Super Apocalipsim
Location:f.170v-173v
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Notes:Written by Simeon of Durham (Gullick 1998, no.10) as an addition to the end of the manuscript


MLGB3http://mlgb3.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mlgb/book/2035/


Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:A very short entry. Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/20/mode/2up


Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:030


Catalogued:Gameson 1999 Reference citation:210


Catalogued:Gameson 2010 Reference citation:10




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)

Browne 1988 :- Browne, A. C., "Bishop William of St. Carilef's book donations to Durham Cathedral Priory", Scriptorium 42 (1988) 140-155.

Gullick 1990 :- Gullick, Michael, "The scribe of the Carilef Bible: a new look at some late-eleventh-century Durham Cathedral manuscripts" in Brownrigg, L. L., ed., Medieval book production: assessing the evidence. Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Oxford, July 1988 (Los Altos Hills, Calif.: Anderson-Lovelace, 1990), 61-83

Gullick 1994 :- Gullick, Michael, "The scribes of the Durham Cantor's Book (Durham, Dean and Chapter Library, MS B.IV.24) and the Durham Martyrology Scribe", in Rollason, David, Harvey, Margaret and Prestwich, Michael, ed., Anglo-Norman Durham 1093-1193 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1994), 93-109

Gullick 1998 :- Gullick, Michael, “The hand of Symeon of Durham: further observations on the Durham Martyrology scribe”, in Rollason, David, ed., Symeon of Durham: historian of Durham and the North (Stamford: Shaun Tyas, 1998), 14-31

Gameson 1999 :- Gameson, Richard, The manuscripts of early Norman England (c.1066-1130) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)

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)