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

St John's College MS 235 (fragments 32 and 35)

Grammar (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin


the legible materials on interjections and the declension of nouns; a derivative of discussions like that of DONATUS, Ars grammatica, ed. Keil, 4:377–8 (no. 35) and 391 (no. 32).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Two fragments, one the head of the page, the other the foot, perhaps from the same leaf.
Dimensions (leaf): 103 × 153 mm.


In long lines, 10 and 20 surviving lines. No prickings; bounded in reddish-brown ink, rules (if any) faded.


Written in anglicana (with secretary a), s. xv2/4.


At divisions, 2-line blue lombards on red flourishing.


Origin: s. xv2/4

Provenance and Acquisition

The signature ‘Danielis Rogersij’ (s. xvii) vertically in one margin.

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 32 and 35 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.


    Heinrich Keil (ed.), Grammatici Latini, 8 vols. (Leipzig, 1855–70).

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Last Substantive Revision

2022-01: First online publication

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