MS. Laud Lat. 42
Summary Catalogue no.: 1233
Luke, glossed; France, c. 1200
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 191-6. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Prologue with sparse interlinear gloss.
Luke with marginal and interlinear gloss.
Fol. 117r blank.
Added by a contemporary hand.
Ruled in lead point.
Fols. 1r-1v: 1 col. of 39 lines, ruled space 182 × 141/2 mm.
Fols. 2r-116v: 3 shifting cols., 40 lines, ruled space c. 180-6 × 149-55 mm.
Fols. 117va-118ra: 2 cols., 25-26 lines, ruled space c. 177-82 × 160 mm.
Protogothic, verging on textualis, one hand (except fols. 117va-118ra).
Fine initials on fols. 2r, 2v. (P&A i. 502)
Blue or red initials with foliate decoration in the opposite colour.
Running heads in red and blue.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.