Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.II.5

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.II.5
Summary TitlePentateuch, glossed
Creation Date Start1200
Creation Date End1230
Creation Date Statementearly 13th century
Collation FormulaI-XXXI10
Pages / Foliosi+320+i f
Page: Lines31 text ; 61 gloss
Volume: Height38.8 cm
Width25.5 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound many Durham manuscripts in the 19th century). Rust stain in the centre of the first leaves from metal furniture on an earlier binding
Secundo foliota sine principio
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mgx41mh864
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mgx41mh864.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.2.05

Creation PlaceFrance

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Probably written by a single scribe Script:Textualis


Illuminated initials (all excised) evidently headed each biblical text, plus the first preface.

Evidence category: catalogue Content: A. Quinque libri Moisis glo iio fo ta sine principio Notes: Cloister catalogue 1395 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f. 19v Added marginal comment “In libraria”
See online in context: http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2t3n203z125

Evidence category: pressmark Content: 1i A Notes: f.1r top right

Significant fire and liquid damage to the upper edge of all leaves, with occasional bleeding into the text area.


Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.14 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/20/mode/2up

Catalogued:DUL Online catalogue

Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=ark/32150 s1cf95jb56m.xml

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)