A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

St John's College MS 235 (fragments 7 and 27)

Luke 11:16–28 and 28–42, with the ordinary gloss (binding fragments)


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 204 × 144 mm.
Dimensions (written): 167 × 102 mm.


A central text column with flanking gloss columns. In 22 text lines, 50 gloss lines to the page. Prickings; bounds and rules faded.


Written in England in gothic textura rotunda, s. xiii2.


The individual glosses introduced by paraphs in the text ink; the text divided by larger capitals.


Origin: s. xiii2 ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 7 and 27 only.

On no. 27, indexing notes upside down at the foot of the verso (s. xvii).

Record Sources

Ralph Hanna, A descriptive catalogue of the western medieval manuscripts of St. John's College, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.


    Friederich Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aevi, 11 vols. (Madrid, 1950–80).

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

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