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

St John's College MS. 235 (fragments 103 and 104)

An unidentified civil law commentary (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin

An unidentified civil law commentary,

with constant references to ‘Guil’ (one of the canonists WILLIAM OF CABRIANO or WILLIAM OF CUGNO?) and ‘Gar’ (i.e. ‘Guarinus’, i.e. IRNERIUS).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 2.
Dimensions (leaf): 320 × 220 mm.


In double columns, each column 314 × 96–100 mm. , with 12–14 mm between columns, in 71–80 surviving lines to the column. No prickings; bounded in brown crayon, rules faded.


Written in England in gothic textura rotunda with anglicana a and g.


A 3-line blue lombard on red flourishing on no. 103.

The text divided by alternate red and blue paraphs.


Origin: England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 103 and 104 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

2022-06: First online publication

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