Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.IV.13

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.IV.13
Summary TitleLuke, glossed
Creation Date Start1175
Creation Date End1200
Creation Date Statementlate 12th century
Collation FormulaFlyleaves, singleton followed by the conjoint other half of the pastedown, I-IX8, endleaf, singleton
Pages / Foliosii+72+i f
Page: Linesup to 20 text, 41 gloss
Columns3
Volume: Height24.3 cm
Width16.5 cm
BindingMedieval, probably contemporary with the writing. Wooden boards, slightly beveled, the text-block flush with the edge of the boards. A pair of V-shaped channels in the inner sides of the boards; small wedges (nature unclear) at the apex of the Vs. Sewn with white twine onto two sewing supports; no (?surviving) head and tail bands; a white twine bookmark, now detached. White ?pigskin cover with small, irregular turnovers; flat spine (bearing vestiges of later shelfmarks and title (inked on directly, and applied via labels); integral projecting tabs at head and tail, both cut back and squared off (presumably at a later date to remove frayed ends). Original paste-downs in situ. Small hole towards the centre of the front board ?from strap and pin fastening. 1 modern metal clasp; modern gold armorial of Durham Cathedral embossed at the centre of both covers.
Secundo folioallegorice
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2m5t34sj678
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2m5t34sj678.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.4.13


Creation PlaceEngland or Northern France

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Wrote f.1r-40v, biblical text; plus the planned gloss to f.25v, line 8 Script:Transitional Romanesque Caroline Minuscule – Protogothic, rectilinear

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Wrote f.41r-72v; plus the planned gloss from f.25v-72v Script:Protogothic

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Extensive supplementary glossing throughout, plus f.ii v, late 12th century Script:Protogothic, compact

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Occasional supplementary glossing (f.2r, inner margin, top; f.6v, inner margin; f.8v, lower margin; f.9r, upper margin, top, and inner margin), plus added note at end


Decoration:


DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:Q
Text following:Quoniam
Decoration location:Biblical incipit on f.1r

Decoration notes:Arabesque initial Q (red with details in blue and ochre, 7 lines high), plus ‘voniam’ in red display capitals.

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:F
Text following:Fuit
Decoration location:f.1r

Decoration notes:Ochre, 6 lines high, articulated in red

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Recorded in the 12th century catalogue and Spendement catalogues of 1392 and 1416


Evidence category: exlibris Content: liber Sancti cudberti de dunelmo. Notes: Upside down, on end flyleaf, late 12th century
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Evidence category: exlibris Content: Lucas glosatus dunel′ D in le Spendment Notes: first front flyleaf, top right, early 13th century, D in le Spendment added in early 15th century
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Evidence category: inscription Content: Lucas glo. .D. Notes: f.ii v, early 15th century
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Evidence category: pressmark Content: D Notes: f.ii v, early 15th century
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: Lucas glosatus Notes: Recorded in the 12th century Vetus catalogus librorum qui in armariolo Ecclesiae Cathedralis Dunelmensis olim habebantur (DCL MS B.IV.24), f.1r
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: D Lucas glo. iio. fo. alleg' Notes: Spendement catalogue 1392 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.4r, in Lucas section
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: D Lucas glo. iio fo alleg' Notes: Spendement catalogue 1416 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.36v, in Lucus section
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MLGB3http://mlgb3.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mlgb/book/2097/


Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.66 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/72/mode/2up


Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:099 Notes:p.66 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/66/mode/2up


Catalogued:DUL Online catalogue


Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=ark/32150 s1n296wz21v.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)

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