St John's College MS. 235 (fragments 4 and 24[b])
Psalter (binding fragments)
Ps. 137:4–139:10 (the single leaf of no. 24[b]), 145:2–end and the three canticles ‘Te deum’, ‘Benedicite’, and ‘Nunc dimittis’ (the bifolium), most of the Athanasian Creed and the opening of the Litany (no. 4).
In double columns, each column 103 × 30–3 mm. , with 5–8 mm between columns, in 34 lines to the column. No prickings; bounds and rules faded.
Written in England in gothic textura semiquadrata, s. xv.
Nine 1-line lombards to introduce sections, usually purple on red flourishing, in a few cases the colours reversed; a 6-line space at the head of the Litany filled with a violet lombard.
Headings in red.
One-line red lombards at versals.
Provenance and Acquisition
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 4 and 24[b] 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
2021-10: First online publication