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

St John's College MS 235 (fragments 58 and 60)

Missal (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin


from the temporale, services for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday ‘post Letare’ in the 4th week of Lent, ed. Francis Henry Dickinson, Missale ad usum insignis et praeclarae ecclesiae Sarum (Brantisland, 1861–83), cols. 223–6 (no. 60), 231–2 (no. 58).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 2 (no. 58 pasted to paper).
Dimensions (leaf): 313 × 212 mm.


In double columns, the surviving full columns each 275 × 85–90 mm. , about 18 mm between columns, in 33–36 lines to the column. Bounds and rules faded.


Written in England in gothic textura quadrata, s. xv.


Two-line blue lombards on red flourishing.

Headings and directions in red.


Origin: s. xv ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 58 and 60 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.


    Francis Henry Dickinson (ed.), Missale ad usum insignis et praeclarae ecclesiae Sarum (Brantisland, 1861–83).

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04: First online publication

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