St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 20)
A sermon or tract on spiritual warfare (binding fragment)
A sermon or tract on spiritual warfare, Jesus pierced by the spear on the cross as an example, ‘ […] militum lancea latus eius aperuit ⟨ ⟩ ab infeccione sanguinis peccati mortalis vt ⟨ ⟩ infectiuus […] ’; includes a reference to HRABANUS, De universo 19.
In long lines, at the fullest 16 of them surviving.
Written in anglicana, s. xiv1 (some hooked ascenders, r not fully below the line).
Unfinished; a space for a heading unfilled
Provenance and Acquisition
The signature ‘W Thomas’ in the gutter and a further illegible entry ending with the name ‘James’.
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 20 only.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
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Last Substantive Revision
2021-12: First online publication