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

St John's College MS 235 (fragment 18)

Unidentified scholastic philosophy (binding fragment)


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 99 × 158 mm.
from the top outer corner of a leaf.


In double columns, the full surviving column 70 mm wide and intercolumnar space 15 mm, in 28 surviving lines to the column. No prickings, bounds, or rules.


Written in England in secretary, s. xv med.


Alternate red and blue paraphs to divide the text.

At the one text break, a 4-line blue lombard on red flourishing.


Origin: s. xv med. ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Two indications of ownership: ‘This is William Winfeldes boke | that it is I I I’, s. xv/xvi;

Mr. Mountague’ (s.xviii).

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 18 only.

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.

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

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