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

St John's College MS 235 (fragments 34 and 50)

Registrum brevium, both fragments with writs for the ‘processus vtlagarie’ (binding fragments)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Registrum brevium,

both fragments with writs for the ‘processus vtlagarie’

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Two fragments, one from the middle of a leaf (no. 34), the other a strip from the top of a bifolium.
Dimensions (leaf): 58 × 160–5 mm.

Layout

In 12+ and 6+ surviving long lines. No prickings; bounded and ruled in lead.

Hand(s)

Written in anglicana with a strong secretary duct (but not letter forms), s. xv med.

Decoration

A 2-line blue lombard on red flourishing.

Running title or heading in text ink prefaced by a red paraph; the text divided by alternate red and blue paraphs.

History

Origin: s. xv med.

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 34 and 50 only.

Record Sources

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

Availability

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

2022-02: First online publication

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