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St John's College MS 235 (fragment 43)

A canonistic text on marriage (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

A canonistic text on marriage,

tituli 40–2 (not from RAYMUND OF PEÑAFORTE).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 292 × 195 mm.


In double columns, each column 235 × 70–5 mm. , with about 15 mm between columns, in 46 lines to the column. No prickings; bounded and ruled in brown crayon, mostly faded.


Written in England in secretary s. xv2/2.


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

The text divided by red paraphs, sometimes alternating with violet.

Running titles give the title and question.


Origin: s. xv2/2 ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 43 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

2022-02: First online publication

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