MS. Auct. D. 2. 16
Summary Catalogue no.: 2719Landevennec Gospels or Leofric Gospels
Gospels; France (Landevennec), s. x 1/2, with additions at St Bertin and Exeter, s. xi
The four Gospels (fols. 29, 73, 102, 146v), followed by:
Additions were made at Exeter in the second half of the eleventh century on two added quires:
Record of the gifts of bishop Leofric to Exeter
Late (?) 11th cent. neumatic notation of the Exeter (?) type with some Notker letters.
Good canon tables, miniatures, initials. (P&A i. 427, pl. XXXV). Fine miniatures and initial added, fols. 72 and 146, eleventh century, second quarter. (P&A i. 433, pl. XXXV)
Full-page coloured drawings of the evangelists (fols. 28v, 71v, 101v) that of St. John being cut out; elaborate capitals (fols. 16, 29, 30, 73, 102); 11th cent. full-page miniatures of St. Mark and St. John (fols. 72v, 146) and elaborate initial (fol. 146v).
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