St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 1)
Breviary (binding fragment)
not the Sarum as printed; on the first leaf, the rubrics associated with the 1st Sunday in Advent; on the second, most of Gen. 17, divided as lections; cf. BrevSar 1:vii–xv and dxliii (Gen. 12 and Chrysostom’s discussion of the sacrifice of Isaac, readings for Quinquagesima).
In double columns, each column 137 × 40 mm. , with 7 mm between columns in 38 lines. No prickings; bounded and ruled in lead.
Written in England by two different scribes, in gothic textura quadrata and semiquadrata, s. xv in.
At the heads of sections, 2-line blue lombards on red flourishing.
Headings in red, the text divided by blue paraphs.
Provenance and Acquisition
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 1 only.
For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.
Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2021-09: First online publication