St John's College MS. 235 (fragments 14, 41, and 42)
An extensive text on the sacraments and their administration (binding fragments)
Portions of Lib. 2, tit. 24, chs. 64–72 (no. 42), 72–81 (no. 41), 113–22 (no. 14) (the running titles indistinct or cut away on the later fragments). The text includes references to canon law commentaries; cf. ‘lxxiiii. Qvid si dicat episcopus excommunico te quia furtum fec ⟨ ⟩ cum tamen non ferent Numquid tenet huius excom ⟨ ⟩ Respondeo secundum glo C xxxiiii. Item pone […] ’ (no. 41); or ‘cxiij. Utrum speciebus vim in hoc sacramento possit alius liquor permisci et quid tunc cum alius liquor apponitur […] ’ (no. 14).
In double columns, the full columns on no. 41 each 265 × 86 mm. , with 12 mm between columns, in 61 lines to the column.
Written in England in gothic textura rotunda, s. xiv med.
At heads of sections, 2-line alternate red and blue lombards on flourishing of the other colour (on nos. 41 and 42, simply blue with red flourishing); alternate red and blue paraphs to set off questions and answers.
Running titles in alternate red and blue lombards give book and titulus; sections numbered in red.
Provenance and Acquisition
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 14, 41, and 42 only.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2021-11: First online publication