Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.III.1

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.III.1
Summary TitleGenesis, glossed
Creation Date Start1100
Creation Date End1130
Creation Date Statementearly 12th century
Collation Formulabifolium, I-VIII8, IX7 (=8 with leaf 3 cancelled), X-XVI8, XVII11 (=12 with leaf 8 cancelled), XVIII12
Pages / Foliosiii-150+i f
Page: Lines
Volume: Height30 cm
Width19.1 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)
Secundo folioBeda. In principio
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mwd375w306
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mwd375w306.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.3.01

Creation PlaceNorthern France

Creator notes:Written by two scribes: f.3-30 (preface and gloss) Protogothic and f.4-152 (text) transitional Caroline to Protogothic Script:Scribe 1: f.3-30 (preface and gloss) Protogothic Scribe 2: f.4-152 (text) transitional Caroline to Protogothic


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

Evidence category: exlibris Content: liber Sancti Cuthberti de dunelm' Notes: f.2r, upper margin (damaged), early 14th century. The location “splendemen” has been added by Thomas Swalwell.

Evidence category: inscription Content: Genesis per Se Notes: f.2r, upper margin, mid 14th century

Evidence category: inscription Content: Genesis per .se. glosatus pro parte Notes: f.4r, inserted into gap below first block of gloss, early 15th century

Evidence category: pressmark Content: D Notes: f.2r and f.4r

Contained work:Genesis, glossed



Catalogued:Spendement Catalogue 1392 Reference citation:D. Genesis in parte glo. iio. fo. Beda. Notes:DCL MS B.IV.46, f.1r Online:https://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2tpv63g0282

Catalogued:Spendement Catalogue 1416 Reference citation:D. Genesis in parte glo. iio. fo. Beda. Notes:DCL MS B.IV.46, f.34r, added note in margin “modici valoris est” Online:https://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2t6t053g015

Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.22 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/28/mode/2up

Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:093 Notes:P.63 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/62/mode/2up

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)

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