Durham Durham University Library Cosin MS V.iii.1

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Current locationDurham University Library
Current ShelfmarkDurham Durham University Library Cosin MS V.iii.1
Summary TitleWorks of Lawrence of Durham
Creation Date Start1130
Creation Date End1170
Creation Date Statementmid 12th century
Collation Formula
Pages / Foliosiii + 107 + i f
Page: Lines32
Columns1
Volume: Height24 cm
Width15.5 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards with 1 clasp (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound most of the Cosin Manuscripts in the 19th century). Marks on f. 1, formerly pasted down, of two bands and turn-in of covering of boards, also a hole from fixing of 1 clasp halfway down outer edge.
Secundo foliouarias nature
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Media FormatManuscript
Durham University Library Cosin V.3.01


Creation PlaceEngland, probably Durham


Decoration:


DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:S
Text following:Sepe et supermodum multis
Decoration location:f.1r top left

Decoration notes:Letter in blue with red and green foliate fill

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DecorationType:Full page Decoration location:f.22v

Decoration notes:Portrait of Lawrence of Durham as author, seated writing against a brown background in a frame of a building arch

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:P
Text following:Principium rerum sine tempora
Decoration location:f.23r top left

Decoration notes:Green, blue, yellow and pink; acanthus leaf fill

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:H
Text following:Hactenus ipse meis musis
Decoration location:f.27r top left

Decoration notes:Blue, green, red; acanthus leaf fill

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:E
Text following:Ecce uiator iter ueterum per amena
Decoration location:f.32r, mid left

Decoration notes:Green, red, yellow; acanthus leaf fill

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:C
Text following:Cum pareret primo natura chaosque
Decoration location:f.42v, mid left

Decoration notes:Red, gold, blue, green; stylised acanthus leaf fill

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:Q
Text following:Queritur in statuis res triplex
Decoration location:f.52r mid left

Decoration notes:Blue letter filled with red and green stylised acanthus leaf

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DecorationType:Initial, illuminated Initial letter:P
Text following:Postquam digna reas compescuit
Decoration location:f.64r mid left

Decoration notes:Green letter heavily flourished on the descender, red and green acanthus leaf fill. Marks start of book 6 of Hypognosticon

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Associated person:Lawrence of Durham, -1154Role:(associated)

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

Associated person:George Davenport, 1631-1677Role:(donor (post-dissolution))


Evidence category: catalogue Content: F. Consolacio Laurencii Dunelmensis monachi in versibus De morte amici Yponosticon ejusdem super vetus et novum testamentum iio. fo. varias naturae Notes: Spendement catalogue 1392 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.8r, Libri diversorum doctorum theologiae section.
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Evidence category: catalogue Content: F. Consolacio Laurencii Dunelmensis monachi in versibus De morte amici Yponosticon ejusdem super vetus et novum testamentum iio. fo. varias naturae Notes: Spendement catalogue 1416 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.40r, Libri diversorum doctorum theologiae section.
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MLGB3http://mlgb3.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mlgb/book/2363/


Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:110 Notes:p.69 Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/68/mode/2up




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)

Daub 2002 :- Daub, Susanne, Gottes Heilsplan - verdichtet. Edition des Hypognosticon des Laurentius Dunelmensis (Erlangen: Palm & Enke, 2002)