Durham Durham Cathedral MS B.II.14

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS B.II.14
Summary TitleAugustine, Commentary on the Psalms (part 3, Psalms 101-150)
Creation Date Start1080
Creation Date End1096
Creation Date Statementend of 11th century
Collation FormulaA6,1-248,252
Pages / Foliosi+200+i f
Page: Lines41
Volume: Height33 cm
Width23 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards with 2 metal clasps (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound many Durham manuscripts in the mid 19th century)
Secundo foliotecum rogemus
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Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS B.2.14

Creation PlaceNormandy

Creator role:illustrator Creator:Robert Benjamin

Creator role:scribe Creator:William


The third of three volumes of this work presented to Durham Priory by William of St Calais before 1096

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

Associated person:Robert BenjaminRole:(artist)

Associated person:WilliamRole:(scribe)

Evidence category: inscription Content: Liber Sancti cuthberti Notes: f.7r
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: L. Augustinus super tertiam partem Psalterii, scilicet a Psalmo Centesimo primo, usque ad finem Psalterii iio fo. et tecum rogemus Notes: Cloister library catalogue 1395 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.23v under Libri Augustini
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Evidence category: pressmark Content: L Notes: f.7r
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Evidence category: pressmark Content: 2a 2i Y Notes: f.7r
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Contained work:Tabula, Durham Cathedral MS B.II.14
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Notes:An alphabetical index to the contents of this volume, added about 300 years after the manuscript was written, on 6 inserted leaves.

Contained work:Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos
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Notes:Commentary on Psalms 101-150

Contained work:Dedicatory verse to Bishop William
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Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:032


Catalogued:Gameson 1999 Reference citation:225

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)

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

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)