MS. Lat. bib. c. 9
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Vulgate chapter divisions added in the margin. Some additional glosses in the margins.
Matt., beg. imperf. at 2.1, and wants 15.38–18.22 due to loss of a leaf after fol.42.
Mark (Prologue, Stegmüller Repertorium 607).
Luke (Prologue, Stegmüller 620).
John (Prologue, Stegmüller 624), ends imperf. at 12.20.
49 lines, text and gloss. Text of the gloss sometimes above, sometimes below top line.
Fine initials. (P&A iii. 293)
Illuminated initials on fol.69, 69v, 109v, 110, 187, 188, in flat gold on rose, blue or purple grounds with scrollwork; other initials plain red and blue
Provenance and Acquisition
Thomas Cowper, 16th cent.: ‘Iste liber pertinet bere yt well in mind ad Thomam Cowper’ (fol.1)
John Cowper, 16th cent. ‘Joannes Cowper est verus possessor huius libri’ (fol.108, cf. fol.87v)
Richard Lumlay, 16th cent. ‘Richard Lumley oweth this boyke’ (fol.145v)
Earl of Hopetoun (bookplate)
Quaritch(?) no. '424'
Bought in 1931 from Thorpe.