Durham Durham Cathedral MS A.IV.28

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS A.IV.28
Summary TitleBede, Commentary on Revelation
Creation Date Start1090
Creation Date End1120
Creation Date Statementlate 11th or early 12th century
Collation Formula1-38, 44, 5-148 (quires 13 and 14 transposed)
Pages / Folios108 f
Page: Lines
Volume: Height14 cm
Width9.7 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). Tightly bound concealing text in the gutter.
Secundo folioApocalipsis
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m7h149p85t
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m7h149p85t.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS A.4.28

Creation PlaceEngland, probably Durham

Creator notes:Written in several hands using red-brown ink and working simultaneously so that f.28v is blank. Closely written with full use of late insular system of abbreviations


Evidence category: exlibris Content: Liber sancti Cuthberti de Dunelm Notes: f.1r, 14th century hand

Evidence category: inscription Content: In le splendement Notes: f.1r, 15th century hand

Evidence category: pressmark Content: A

Contained work:Bede, Expositio Apocalypseos



Catalogued:Spendement Catalogue 1392 Reference citation:A. Apocalipsis Johannis, in uno quaterno. iio fo. Apocalipsis Notes:DCL MS B.IV.46, f.4v Online:http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2tvq27zn42c

Catalogued:Spendement Catalogue 1416 Reference citation:A. Apocalipsis Johannis, in uno quaterno. iio fo. Apocalipsis Notes:DCL MS B.IV.46, f.37r Online:http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2t1831cj94f

Catalogued:Rud 1825

Notes:p.76 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/82/mode/2up

Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:026 Notes:p.30 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/30/mode/2up

Catalogued:Gneuss and Lapidge 2014 Reference citation:225

Catalogued:DUL Online catalogue

Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=ark/32150 s2fj236209j.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)

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

Gneuss and Lapidge 2014 :- Gneuss, Helmut and Lapidge, Michael, Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a bibliographical handlist of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014)