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St John's College MS. 235 (fragments 100 and 101)

RAYMUND OF PEÑAFORTE, Extra, 2.26.10–17 and 2.28.51–6 (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin


2.26.10–17 (no. 101) and 2.28.51–6 (no. 100), ed. CJCan 2:385–9, 431–5.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 2.
Dimensions (leaf): 362 × 260 mm.
(the writing area the entire leaf).


At the centre, in double columns, each column 218 × 50–8 mm. , with 16–19 mm between columns, in 44 lines to the column

Totally engulfed by gloss, 89–93 surviving lines to the page. Prickings; bounded and ruled in black ink.


The text written in English gothic textura semiquadrata, s. xiii2; the gloss, in gothic textura semiquadrata with some anglicana forms, s. xiii/xiv.


The canons identified in text ink, introduced by 1-line red lombards

At the heads of canons, 2-line blue lombards on red flourishing (as also to introduce corresponding bits of the gloss).

One longer canon divided by alternate red and blue paraphs.


Origin: the text s. xiii2; the gloss s. xiii/xiv ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Two notes in secretary, s. xv, and some English pen-trials.

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 100 and 101 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.


    Friedberg et al., Corpus Juris Canonici, 2 vols. (Leipzig, 1879–81).

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2022-06: First online publication

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