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MS. Laud Misc. 546

Summary Catalogue no.: 1380

Contents

Julianus Toletanus, Prognosticon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 58)

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; English, Durham (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Durham, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Cuthbert: "Liber sancti Cuthberti de Dunelmo", s. xii/xiii, at head of fol. 1r; "Cuthberti de Dunelmo" later erased (but sufficient traces remain) and a Finchal inscription substituted (below). Letter mark "A". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Finchale, Durham, Benedictine priory of St John the Baptist and St Godric; cell of Durham: "Liber sancti Iohannis et sancti Godrici de ffynkall" over erasure, top of fol. 1r, s. xv.(MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Archbishop Laud 1633. (MLGB3)

Medieval binding: strap attachment mark on lower cover, pin to hold strap on upper cover. Title "PROGNOSTICON" inside lower cover, near foot. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.