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

St John's College MS 235 (fragment 64)

Apparently exegesis (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

Apparently exegesis,

one text break cites Sap. 6:3–4, and continues ‘⟨ ⟩ inuitauit ad amorem sapiencie ⟨ ⟩ et prelatos generaliter hic dingne ⟨ ⟩ suam ad reges et iudices […]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1 (a strip from a leaf).
Dimensions (leaf): 318 × 65 mm.


Most of a column from a double column book, with 57 surviving lines of text. Bounds and rules faded away.


Written in anglicana formata, s. xiv/xv or xv in.


The biblical text underlined in lead. At text breaks, 2-line blue lombards on modest red penwork flourishing; one heading does not appear to have been filled.


Origin: s. xiv/xv or xv in.

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 64 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

2022-05: First online publication

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