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Detailed record for Sloane 1044

Part 1 f. 2 
Title Fragment of a Gospel Book (John 21:16)
Origin England, N. E. (Northumbria)
Date 8th century
Language Latin
Script Insular half-uncial
Decoration Small initials in brown with simple penwork decoration. From the same manuscript that is now Cambridge, University Library, Kk.I.24.
Dimensions in mm 65 x 220
 
Part 2 f. 3 
Author Gregory the Great
Title Fragment of a leaf of the Dialogues
Origin Ireland?
Date 2nd half of the 8th century
Language Latin
Script Insular minuscule
Decoration Not illuminated.
Dimensions in mm 40 x 135
 
Part 3 f. 5 
Title Fragment of a leaf of Deuteronomy
Origin France, Central (Tours)
Date 1st half of the 9th century
Language Latin
Script Caroline minuscule
Decoration Not illuminated.
Dimensions in mm 125 x 60
 
Part 4 f. 6 
Author Virgil
Title Fragment of a leaf from Aeneis (Book IV, lines 88-151)
Origin France
Date 10th century
Language Latin
Script Caronline minuscule
Decoration Small initials in red (turned grey).
Dimensions in mm 270 x 35
 
Part 5 ff. 9-10 
Author Gregory
Title 2 leaves of the Expositio
Origin Germany
Date 2nd half of the 11th century, or 1st quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Caroline minuscule
Decoration Small initials and rubrics in red (turned grey).
Dimensions in mm 260 x 210 (240 x 180) in two columns
 
Part 6 f. 15 
Title Fragment of a Missal, with a portion of a reading from Daniel 13: 52 -59 (mounted as verso); Daniel 13: 60-62 and John 8:1-6 (mounted as recto)
Origin France?
Date last quarter of the 11th century or 1st quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large simple initial in red. Highlighting of letters in brown.
Dimensions in mm 175 x 120
 
Part 7 f. 22 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (Daniel, end of chapter 5 to the beginning of chapter 8)
Origin France or England
Date 1st half or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Small initials in red, or in blue with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 175 x 110
 
Part 8 f. 23 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Speculum Christiani (De prima differencia)
Origin England or France
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic, uncrossed tironian ets and ampersands
Decoration Large initials in red ore green, one with penwork decoration in the other colour.
Dimensions in mm 185 x 115
 
Part 9 f. 24 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (beginning of 1 Samuel chapter 9 on verso)
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1small initial in green, the bowl filled with yellow.
Dimensions in mm 120 x 100
 
Part 10 f. 26 
Title Leaf of a Bible (beginning of Nahum chapter 3 on the recto)
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 small initial in red.
Dimensions in mm 245 x 160 (230 x 145) in two columns
 
Part 11 f. 30 
Title Fragment of a leaf of an index of synonyms, for 'I': Indomita - Indocilis
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Small initials in red or green.
Dimensions in mm 275 x 120
 
Part 12 f. 31 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a medical tract (rubrics on recto: De ventositate, Cura, De neumatosi, and on verso: Cura, De reumatismo, Cura, De frigore, De eodem)
Origin France, S.?
Date 2nd half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Small initials in red with green penwork decoration or in green with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 185 x 130 in two columns
 
Part 13 f. 32 
Author Augustine
Title Leaf of the Confessiones (beginning of Book 9)
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large initial in green.
Dimensions in mm 210 x 130 (200 x 115)
 
Part 14 f. 34 
Title Leaf of a Gospel Book(?) (Luke chapter 23)
Origin France (or England)
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Small initials in red (turned grey).
Dimensions in mm 330 x 250 (320 x 205) in two columns
 
Part 15 f. 35 
Author Dioscorides
Title Leaf of a Materia medica
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in red or green. Highlighting of letters in red.
Dimensions in mm 340 x 240 (300 x 200) in two columns
 
Part 16 f. 36 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (1 Machabees Chapter 14)
Origin England or France
Date 1st half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial in green.
Dimensions in mm 155 x 90
 
Part 17 f. 37 
Title Leaf of a Kyriale with Anglo-Norman musical notation, of two untroped Kyries and two troped Glorias, the second imperfect
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large and small initials in red or green. Musical notation on red or brown staves.
Dimensions in mm 225 x 145 (210 x 135)
 
Part 18 ff. 38-39 
Author Isidore
Title 2 leaves of the Etymology
Origin England or France
Date 1st half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initial in red with green penwork decoration (f. 38v). Smaller initials in red, purple, or green.
Dimensions in mm 270 x 190 and 290 x 200 (255 x 170)
 
Part 19 f. 43 
Title Fragment of a theological text
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line. Crossed tironian ets.
Decoration Small initials in red or green.
Dimensions in mm 285 x 210 (255 x 175) in two columns
 
Part 20 ff. 44-45 
Title Bifolium of a Psalter, including Psalms 77 and 71
Origin Germany (or France?)
Date 2nd half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large decorated initials in red. Small initials in red or brown, some with simple penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 165 x 110 (140 x 80)
 
Part 21 f. 47 
Author Gregory the Great
Title Fragment of Homily XI, Homilies on the Evangelists, book 1, on Matthew 13:44-52
Origin England?
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initial in blue. Highlighting of letters in red.
Dimensions in mm 150 x 115 in two columns
 
Part 22 ff. 50-53 
Title Fragments of a glossed Bible of 1 Thessalonians 2:13-3:3 (f. 50); 5:2-5:15 (f. 51); 5:17-2 Thessalonians 1:3 (f. 52); Philippians 2:22-3:5.
Origin England (or France?)
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial in blue, green, red and yellow (f. 52v). Small initials in red, blue and green.
Dimensions in mm various
 
Part 23 f. 54 
Title Fragment of a leaf including Psalm 49
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 200 x 125
 
Part 24 f. 55 
Title Fragment of a leaf containing Psalm 55
Origin England
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Paraphs in blue.
Dimensions in mm 95 x 115
 
Part 25 f. 57 
Title Leaf of a glossed Mark 13:16-33 (recto mounted as verso)
Origin England or France
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written below top line
Decoration Small initials in red with blue penwork decoration or in blue with red penwork decoration. Paraphs in red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 255 x 185 (220 x 150)
 
Part 26 f. 58 
Title Fragment of a glossed Psalter, with Psalm 138
Origin France or England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 360 x 220 (245 x 150)
 
Part 27 f. 59 
Title Leaf of a glossed Bible, of 1 Corinthians, 10
Origin France or England
Date last quarter of the 13th century or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing, with decorated extensions in red and blue.
Dimensions in mm 295 x 245 (250 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 28 f. 60 
Title Leaf of a glossed Psalter, of Psalm 129
Origin England or France
Date last quarter of the 12th century or 1st quarter of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large initial in red with blue penwork decoration. Small initials in red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 190 (250 x 160) in two columns
 
Part 29 ff. 61-62 
Title 2 leaves from a glossed Gospel, of Matthew 2
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 12th century or 1st quarter of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small plain initials in red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 245 x 155 (200 x 130) in three columns
 
Part 30 f. 66 
Title Fragment of a leaf
Origin England or France
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in plain red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 250 x 65
 
Part 31 f. 67 
Title Leaf of a Bible, with Psalms 105:2-108:6 (verso); 108:6-117:3 (recto)
Origin France or England
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in red or blue. Guide letters. Punctus flexus punctuation.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 190 (225 x 125) in two columns
 
Part 32 f. 69 
Title Leaf of biblical commentary, including John 13
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration 1 small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 275 x 180 (270 x 170) in two columns
 
Part 33 f. 78 
Title Calendar page for December, from a Sacramentary
Origin Germany
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Architectural framework for a calendar page, in colours and gold, with a figure of a man holding a scroll and the goat. Musical notation: neumes ‘Hufnagel’ on black staves, Germany, first half of the 13th century (f. 78v).
Dimensions in mm 245 x 185
 
Part 34 f. 79 
Author Rabanus Maurus
Title Fragment of De universo, book 5:14 (beginning imperfectly) to book 6:1 (ending imperfectly), the recto mounted as the verso
Origin England (or France or Netherlands)
Date 2nd half of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic. Ampersands.
Decoration 1 large decorated initial, in colours and silver, with foliate decoration extending into the margin, at the beginning of a book (f. 79). 1 large puzzle initial in red and green with red pen work decoration.
Dimensions in mm 310 x 125
 
Part 35 f. 80 
Author Euclid
Title Leaf of the Elements, Book 11
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing. Diagrams.
Dimensions in mm 260 x 190 (160 x 95) in two columns
 
Part 36 f. 81 
Title Fragment of a Bible, with Joshua 1:1-7 (recto); 5:9-6:4
Origin France
Date last quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large 'Channel style' initial with a white lion enmeshed in foliage, in colours and gold. Highlighting of letters in yellow.
Dimensions in mm 80 x 55
 
Part 37 f. 82 
Title Leaf from a Psalter, Psalms 118:34-51 (the recto mounted as the verso)
Origin Netherlands, S.
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line
Decoration Large and small initials in gold on red and blue grounds, partly with extensions into the margins. Decorated line-fillers in red, blue and gold.
Dimensions in mm 150 x 105 (125 x 85)
 
Part 38 f. 83 
Title Leaf of a commentary
Origin France
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line
Decoration 1 large historiated initial with partial bar borders with leaves, in colours and gold. Small initials with extensions into the margins, in colours and gold. Paraphs in red or blue. Crossed tironian ets.
Dimensions in mm 315 x 185 (290 x 175) in two columns
 
Part 39 f. 84 
Author Vincent of Beauvais
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Speculum maius (beginning of book 9)
Origin France, Central (Paris)
Date c. 1310
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large historiated initial with partial bar borders with leaves, in colours and gold. Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 320 x 195
 
Part 40 f. 86 
Title Leaf of a noted liturgical Psalter, with Psalm 135: 1-136:5 (verso); 136:5-137 (recto)
Origin England, S. E. (London?)
Date 2nd quarter of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large decorated initials with foliate extensions into the margins, in colours and gold. Small initials in gold with purple foliate pen-flourishing or in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Line-fillers decorated in blue and gold. Highlighting of letters in yellow. Musical notation on red four-line staves. Musical notation: square notation on red four-line staves.
Dimensions in mm 395 x 260 (290 x 190)
 
Part 41 ff. 87-91 
Title 5 leaves of a Missal
Origin England
Date 1st quarter of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in gold on red and blue grounds with foliate extensions into the margins. Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm various (275 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 42 ff. 92-93 
Title 1 leaf and 1 fragment of a leaf of unidentified Distinciones 9 and 10
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Large decorated initials with foliate extensions into the margins, in colours and gold.
Dimensions in mm 310 x 200 (265 x 170) - for the intact leaf - in two columns
 
Part 43 f. 94 
Title Fragment of a leaf containing a litany
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in plain red or blue. Line-fillers decorated in red of blue.
Dimensions in mm 225 x 190
 
Part 44 f. 96 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Psalter, with part of Psalm 88
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in gold, formerly with pen-flourishing or in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Line-fillers decorated in gold and blue.
Dimensions in mm 170 x 130
 
Part 45 f. 97 
Title Leaf of a Missal
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in gold with purple foliate pen-flourishing or in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 310 x 230 (295 x 180) in two columns
 
Part 46 ff. 98-101 
Title 4 leaves of a Book of Hours
Origin England
Date first half of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 2 full-page miniatures, accompanied by large decorated initials and full foliate borders, in colours and gold (ff. 99, 101). Smaller decorated initials with three-sided foliate borders, in colours and gold. Small initials in gold with blue foliate pen-flourishing or in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm various (150 x 100)
 
Part 47 f. 103 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a commentary(?) referring to Augustine
Origin England or France
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 small initial in green with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 275 x 55
 
Part 48 f. 106 
Title Fragment of a leaf with a homily, labelled book 1, and the beginning of the 4th homily.
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial, in colours (f. 106v).
Dimensions in mm 230 x 155 in two columns
 
Part 49 f. 110 
Author Peter Comestor
Title Leaf of the Historia Scholastica(?), from De datione carnium to De exustione populi exstincta per Aaron
Origin England (or France)
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue penwork decoration or in blue with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 265 x 175 (235 x 155) in two columns
 
Part 50 ff. 112-113 
Title 2 leaves of Distinctiones(?), each section beginning Undecio …, Duodecio …
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written below top line
Decoration Small blue initials with red pen-flourishing. Paraphs in red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 295 x 210 (245 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 51 f. 114 
Author Thomas Aquinas(?)
Title Fragment of a leaf with a section beginning 'Nunc autem dicamus primum …'
Origin England
Date last quarter of th 13th century or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing, and decorated extension in red and blue.
Dimensions in mm 270 x 190 in two columns
 
Part 52 f. 115 
Author Thomas Aquinas
Title Commentary on the Ethics of Aristotle
Origin France?
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing, with decorated extensions in red and blue.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 185 (225 x 140) in two columns
 
Part 53 ff. 118-119 
Title 2 leaves of Sermons on the Gospels
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Large initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 265 x 185 (210 x 145) in two columns
 
Part 54 f. 120 
Title Fragment of a leaf with the end of an alphabetical index, and the beginning of a numerical index, of epistles
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 245 x 190 in two columns
 
Part 55 ff. 122-123 
Author Augustine and others(?)
Title 2 leaves of sermons
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in green, blue or red, partly decorated.
Dimensions in mm various (240 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 56 f. 124 
Title Leaf from a Sacramentary
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in red with green penwork decoration or in blue with red penwork decoration. Small initials in plain red, green or blue.
Dimensions in mm 250 x 175 (225 x 145) in two columns
 
Part 57 f. 125 
Title Fragment of a Missal, with part of the Octave of Pentecost
Origin France or England
Date last quarter of the 12th or 1st quarter of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in red and/or green. 1 small initial in blue.
Dimensions in mm 255 x 120
 
Part 58 ff. 126-127 
Author Augustine
Title 2 fragments of leaves of sermons including 'In Decollatione S. Johannis Baptiste'
Origin England (or France)
Date 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large decorated initials in red and blue.
Dimensions in mm 165/170 x 125/115
 
Part 59 f. 132 
Title Fragment of a leaf with readings for the feast for Laurence
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line
Decoration Large initials in red with blue penwork decoration, or in blue with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 160 x 200 in two columns
 
Part 60 f. 133 
Title Leaf from a Missal(?) with part of the mass for one martyr
Origin England?
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 255 x 190 (245 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 61 f. 134 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a liturgical text, with variants for liturgical seasons
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 145 x 105 in two columns
 
Part 62 f. 135 
Title Fragment of a leaf from a noted Missal, with part of the feast of Peter
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 280 x 170 in two columns
 
Part 63 f. 136 
Title Fragment of a liturgical leaf, with readings for Dominica XX and XXI
Origin Netherlands, Germany, France, or England
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in green.
Dimensions in mm 190 x 125
 
Part 64 f. 137 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Missal, with liturgical rubrics
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 140 x 90
 
Part 65 f. 138 
Title Fragment of a noted leaf
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large and small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 180 x 120
 
Part 66 f. 139 
Title Leaf of a Breviary, with collects and hymns
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large puzzle initial in red and blue with pen-flourishing in blue and red. Smaller initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Line-fillers decorated in red and blue. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 205 x 140 (180 x 115)
 
Part 67 f. 140 
Title Leaf of a noted Missal, with part of the Easter season
Origin France or England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 275 x 170 in two columns
 
Part 68 f. 141 
Title Leaf of a Breviary with musical notation, with collects to be read before mass
Origin France or England
Date early 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Musical notation: Norman neumes on four-lines red staves.
Dimensions in mm 290 x 185 (240 x 155) in two columns
 
Part 69 f. 142 
Title Fragment of Psalter
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in gold on a red and blue ground. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 60 x 105
 
Part 70 ff. 143-144 
Title Two leaves of a Breviary
Origin France?
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Added one line of musical notation without text: white mensural notation, France ?, early 16th century.
Dimensions in mm 325/330 x 225/230 (185 x 195) in two columns
 
Part 71 f. 146 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Missal(?)
Origin France?
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 255 x 175 in two columns
 
Part 72 f. 147 
Title Leaf from a Missal
Origin Netherlands, N.
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in plain red or blue. Musical notation: gothic neumes ‘Hufnagel’.
Dimensions in mm 245 x 190 (240 x 170) in two columns
 
Part 73 f. 148 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a noted Missal with hymns, including part of Corpus Christi
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 240 x 180
 
Part 74 f. 149 
Title Leaf of a Missal
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 small initial in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 360 x 240 (285 x 185)
 
Part 75 f. 150 
Title Leaf of a noted Gradual
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 205 (300 x 185) in two columns
 
Part 76 f. 151 
Title Leaf of a noted Gradual
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 290 x 205 in two columns
 
Part 77 f. 152 
Title Leaf of a noted Gradual with the start of the mass 'In exaltatione sancte crucis'
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Small initials in plain red or blue. , Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 190 (285 x 170)
 
Part 78 ff. 153-154 
Title Two leaves of a Gradual
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 14th or 1st quarter of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Dimensions in mm 340 x 240 (285 x 180) in two columns
 
Part 79 ff. 155-156 
Title Two leaves of a noted Missal, with part of the masses for the dead
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing. Small initials in plain red or blue.
Dimensions in mm 270 x 190 (190 x 125) in two columns
 
Part 80 f. 166 
Author Augustine
Title Leaf of the Epistulae, containing epistula 35
Origin France or England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 240 x 145 (230 x 120) in two columns
 
Part 81 f. 168 
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf of a legal(?) text
Origin France
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 320 x 220 in two columns with glosses
 
Part 82 ff. 169-170 
Title Two fragments of glossed leaves of a legal(?) text
Origin France?
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 295 x 230 (150 x 90) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 83 f. 171 
Title Leaf of a legal text (verso, De iure iurando)
Origin France?
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 240 x 190 (175 x 140) in two columns
 
Part 84 f. 172 
Title Glossed leaf of a legal text (beginning of Book 2 'Ulpinianus')
Origin England (or France?)
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Large and small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in the glosses in plain red.
Dimensions in mm 325 x 220 (165 x 100) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 85 f. 174 
Title Glossed leaf of a legal text (display script, [S]acerdos)
Origin France?
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 330 x 235 (225 x 120) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 86 f. 175 
Author Justinian
Title Glossed leaf of Sext, with 6.51.1
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 small initial in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 260 x 170 (170 x 125) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 87 f. 178 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial, in colours and gold. 1 puzzle initial in red and blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 330 x 200
 
Part 88 f. 179 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin Italy or France, S.
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with purple pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 305 x 190 (285 x 180) in two columns
 
Part 89 ff. 181-182 
Author Bernard of Pavia (?)
Title Two glossed leaves (rubric f. 181, De Iudeis et Sarracenis et eorum servis)
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 235 x 185 (175 x 100) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 90 f. 184 
Title Leaf of a law text with annotations, including 'Paulus Sollicitatores alienarum nuptiarum …'
Origin France?
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic, written above top line
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing, in blue with red pen-flourishing or in green with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 265 x 235 (205 x 125)
 
Part 91 f. 186 
Author Justinian
Title Glossed leaf of the Digest, with part of book 9
Origin England?
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in red with blue pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 285 x 195 (185 x 120) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 92 f. 187 
Author Gregory IX
Title Glossed leaf of the Decretals
Origin France?
Date 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 280 x 210 (175 x 100) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 93 f. 188 
Author Justinian
Title Glossed leaf of the Digest
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 335 x 230 (210 x 105) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 94 ff. 189-190 
Title Two leaves of an unidentified text
Origin France, S.?
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 320/325 x 195/200 (305 x 175) in two columns
 
Part 95 f. 191 
Author Gregory IX
Title Glossed leaf of the Decretals
Origin England?
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 250 x 185 (175 x 100) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 96 f. 192 
Title Fragment of a leaf with a prayer to Rufus
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial with foliate extensions into the margins, in colours and gold. Foliate borders, cut at bottom and top, flanking 1 large initial in gold with blue pen-flourishing. 1 small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 50 x 155
 
Part 97 f. 196 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin France?
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue or green pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 285 x 180 (230 x 155)
 
Part 98 f. 197 
Author Justinian
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf of the Digest, Book 26
Origin England or France
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 245 x 180 (205 x 115) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 99 f. 198 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin England
Date 2nd half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue or green pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 285 x 185 (230 x 155) in two columns
 
Part 100 f. 199 
Author Gratian
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf of a Decretal
Origin Italy and England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Scribe Italian scribe
Decoration 1 large English initial in gold on a red and blue ground. Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 325 x 220 (270 x 145) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 101 f. 201 
Author Justinian
Title Glossed leaf of the Digest, Book 31
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials (3 lines) in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials (1 line) in plain red.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 205 (225 x 120) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 102 f. 202 
Author Justinian
Title Glossed leaf of the Digest, Book 36
Origin Italy
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials (3 lines) in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials (1 line) in red with blue pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 300 x 235 (230 x 135) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 103 f. 205 
Author Justinian
Title Fragment of a leaf of the Digest, Book 6
Origin Italy or England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials (3 lines) in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials (1 line) in plain red.
Dimensions in mm 275 x 195 (210 x 110) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 104 f. 208 
Author Peter Comestor
Title Leaf of the Historia Scholastica (rubrics: De appellatione Pauli, …, Quomodo peroravit Paulus coram Festo et Agrippa)
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 260 x 165 (240 x 145) in two columns
 
Part 105 f. 209 
Author Justinian
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf of the Digest, Book 48
Origin Italy
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials (2-3 lines) in blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials (1 line) in red with blue penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 295 x 200 (240 x 135) in two columns
 
Part 106 f. 210 
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf
Origin France, S.
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large decorated initial, in colours and gold. Smaller initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 290 x 190 in two columns
 
Part 107 f. 212 
Author Justinian
Title Fragment of a leaf of the Digest, Book 12
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Paraph marks in gold with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 190 x 300
 
Part 108 f. 213 
Title Leaf of a legal text
Origin France?
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 2 small decorated initials, in colours and gold. Small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 320 x 200 (315 x 175) in two columns
 
Part 109 f. 214 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with purple pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 295 x 195 (270 x 170)
 
Part 110 f. 216 
Title Leaf of a legal text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large initial in blue, with reserved designs, with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 310 x 195 (305 x 185) in two columns
 
Part 111 f. 220 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a legal text
Origin Italy
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with purple pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 140 x 140 in two columns
 
Part 112 f. 224 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration 1 large initial in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 170 x 115 (155 x 95)
 
Part 113 f. 226 
Title Fragment of a glossed leaf of a legal text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Small initials in blue with red foliate pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 285 x 175 (85 x 105) in two columns with glosses
 
Part 114 ff. 227-228 
Title Two leaves of a legal commentary (f. 228v, 'Quamvis')
Origin Italy
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Humanistic
Decoration 1 large initial in red with purple pen-flourishing (f. 228v).
Dimensions in mm 310 x 200/190 (265 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 115 f. 234 
Title Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (Paralipomenon)
Origin France?
Date 1st half of the 13th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 110 x 145 in two columns
 
Part 116 f. 238 
Author John of Wales
Title Leaf of the Sentences
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 13th or 1st quarter of the 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large puzzle initial in red and blue with red pen-flourishing. Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 270 x 180 (250 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 117 f. 243 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin France?
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in red with blue pen-flourishing or in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 280 x 190 (260 x 165) in two columns
 
Part 118 f. 244 
Title Leaf of an unidentified text
Origin England
Date 14th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 290 x 180 (260 x 170) in two columns
 
Part 119 f. 248 
Title Leaf of Guy of Warwick
Origin England
Date 1st half of the 15th century
Language English
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Large initials in red or blue, with reserved designs, with brown or red pen-flourishing. Small initials in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 290 x 190 (285 x 180) in two columns
 
Part 120 f. 255 
Author Hugh of Saint-Victor
Title Fragment of a leaf of De archa Noe morali
Origin England
Date 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in red with blue penwork decoration or in blue with red penwork decoration.
Dimensions in mm 70 x 115 in two columns
 
Part 121 f. 258 
Title Frament of a leaf of a charter of Queen Elizabeth
Origin England
Date last quarter of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic
Decoration 1 large historiated initial in brown ink.
Dimensions in mm 220 x 1190
 
Part 122 f. 262 
Title Fragment of a leaf, mentioning Lothar I Carolingien Holy Roman Emperor
Origin England
Date 15th century
Language Latin
Script Gothic cursive
Decoration Small initial in blue with red pen-flourishing.
Dimensions in mm 110 x 150 in two columns
 
Part 123 ff. 76-77v 
Title fragments from the end of Joshua and the beginning of Judges; and the end of Judges to the beginning of Ruth
Origin England
Date 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration 2 large historiated initials in black ink (ff. 76v, 77v). Large letters and initials in red, blue, yellow or green. Another smaller fragment of this manuscript is Sloane 1086, f. 100 (Deut. 34:1-5 and part of Jerome's prologue to Joshua).
Dimensions in mm 525 x 380 (390 x 245) in two columns
 
Official foliation ff. 640, each fragment numbered as a folio (+ 1 paper flyleaf at the beginning, and 3 at the end)
Form Parchment and paper codex
Binding BL/BM in-house.
Provenance f. 2: from the same manuscript as Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 197, and Cotton Otho C V.

f. 23: inscribed in English, 15th century.

f. 24: inscribed, 16th/17th century, by(?) Antonius Stratfordianus.

f. 67: inscribed, 16th century: 'Pro nundinis Francofurtensibus Catalogus'.

f. 78: from the same manuscript as Arundel 159, part 1, for the calendar page for February and two other leaves from the same manuscript.

f. 89v: inscribed, 15th century, with wedding vows translated into English: 'Wyth this ryng I the wede...'

f. 97: inscribed, 16th/17th century: 'Philemon Holland / John Barone(?), and 'RB'.

f. 125: inscribed, 16th century: 'Thomas baulle'(?) and John Dean'.

f. 137: inscribed, 16th century: 'James Collard'.

f. 149: inscribed, 16th century: 'Statutes April 1581' and 'John Wallsall'.

f. 175: inscribed, 17th century: 'Edmund(?) Shakespeare' and 'Thomas Vincent'.

John Bagford (b. 1650, d. 1716), antiquary: cuttings and fragments collected by him.
Sir Hans Sloane (b. 1660, d. 1753), baronet, physician and collector.
Purchased as part of the Sloane collection from Sloane's executors and incorporated into the newly founded British Museum in 1753.
Notes Only the illuminated and some early leaves are described.
Musical notation (ff. 37, 78, 86, 130, 131, 135, 138, 139, 140, 153-154, 155-156).
ff. 76-77 are bound separately as Sloane 1044, ff. 76-77.
f. 235 'The Prick of Conscience'.
f. 130, Leaf from an early 13th century English Breviary. Musical notation: neumes on red four-line staves (C, D, F and B clefs).
f. 131, leaf from a late 13th century English Troper (Sanctus and Agnus tropes). Musical notation: square notation on four-line red staves.
Select bibliography Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Sloanianae(Manuscripts 1-1091), ([London: British Museum], no date), no. 100.

Codices Latini Antiquiores, ed. by E. A. Lowe, 11 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1934-66), II: Great Britain and Ireland (1935), no. 218 [f. 3].

Patrick McGurk, Latin Gospel Books from A. D. 400 to A. D. 800 (Paris: Érasme, 1961), no. 30. [f. 2]

Gisela Guddat-Figge, Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Middle English Romances, Münchener Universitäts-Schriften Philosophische Fakultät Texte und Untersuchungen zur Englischen Philologie, ed. by Helmut Gneuss and Wolfgang Weiss, 4 (Munich: Wilhem Fink, 1976), no. 55 (f. 248).

Robert E. Lewis and Angus McIntosh, A Descriptive Guide to the Manuscripts of the Prick of Conscience (Oxford: Society for the Study of Mediaeval Languages and Literature, 1982), pp. 69-70 [with additional bibliography]

Bonifatius Fischer, Lateinische Bibelhandschriften im frühen Mittelalter, Vetus Latina, 11 (Freiburg: Herder, 1985), p. 262 (f. 5).

Bonifatius Fischer, Die Lateinischen Evangelien bis zum 10. Jahrhundert, 4 vols (Freiburg: Herder, 1988-91), I: Varianten zu Matthäus, Vetus Latina, die Reste der Altlateinischen Bibel: Aus der Geschichte der Lateinischen Bibel, 13, p. 16* (as 'Eh').

Alison Stones, 'Prolegomena to a Corpus of Vincent of Beauvais Illustrations', in Vincent de Beauvais: intentions et réceptions d'une oeuvre encyclopédique au moyen âge, ed. by Serge Lusignan, Monique Paulmier-Foucart, and Alain Nadeau, Actes du XIVe Colloque de l'Institut d'études médiévales, organisé conjointement par l'Atelier Vincent de Beauvais (A.R.Te.M., Université de Nancy II) et l'Institut d'études médiévales (Université de Montréal) 27-30 avril 1988, Cahiers d'études médiévales; Cahier spécial, 4 (Saint-Laurent: Maison Bellarmin, 1990), pp. 301-44 (pp. 310, 319 no. 177].

David Ganz, ‘Mass Production of Early Medieval Manuscripts: The Carolingian Bibles from Tours’, in The Early Medieval Bible: Its Production, Decoration and Use (Cambridge: University Press, 1994), pp. 53-62 (p. 62) [f. 5].

Richard Gameson, The Manuscripts of Early Norman England (c. 1066-1130) (Oxford: University Press, 1999) p. 121 no. 568 [f. 21]; no. 569 [f. 28]; no. 570 [f. 36]; no. 571 [ff. 38-39]; no. 572 [f. 40].

Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A List of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241 (Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001), nos 498.1, 498.2-.3.

Diane Reilly, ‘French Romanesque Giant Bibles’, Scriptorium: Revue internationale des études relatives aux manuscrits, 56 (2002), 294-311 (p. 294 n. 1) .

Michelle P. Brown, The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe (London: British Library, 2003), pp. 174 (f. 2), 258.

K.D. Hartzell, Catalogue of Manuscripts Written or Owned in England up to 1200 containing Music (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2006), no. 192 [f. 37].

Richard Morris's 'Prick of Conscience': A Corrected and Amplified Reading Text, prepared by Ralph Hanna and Sarah Wood, Early English Text Society, O.S. 342 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).


Images

Part  1   f. 2
Fragment of a Gospel Book (John 21:16)
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Text

f. 2
Text
Decorated initials

f. 247
Decorated initials

Part  21   ff. 38-39
Isidore 2 leaves of the Etymology
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Decorated initial

f. 38v
Decorated initial

Part  23   ff. 44-45
Bifolium of a Psalter, including Psalms 77 and 71
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Decorated initials

ff. 44v-45
Decorated initials
Detail

ff. 44v- 45
Detail

Part  24   f. 47
Gregory the Great Fragment of Homily XI, Homilies on the Evangelists, book 1, on Matthew 13:44-52
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Text

f. 47
Text

Part  25   ff. 50-53
Fragments of a glossed Bible of 1 Thessalonians 2:13-3:3 (f. 50); 5:2-5:15 (f. 51); 5:17-2 Thessalonians 1:3 (f. 52); Philippians 2:22-3:5.
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Decorated initial

f. 52v
Decorated initial
Detail

f. 52v
Detail

Part  32   ff. 61-62
2 leaves from a glossed Gospel, of Matthew 2
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Coloured letters

f. 61v
Coloured letters

Part  42   f. 84
Vincent of Beauvais Fragment of a leaf of a Speculum maius (beginning of book 9)
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Battle

f. 84
Battle
Battle scene

f. 84
Battle scene

Part  43   f. 86
Leaf of a noted liturgical Psalter, with Psalm 135: 1-136:5 (verso); 136:5-137 (recto)
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Illuminated initial

f. 86v
Illuminated initial
Detail

f. 86v
Detail

Part  44   ff. 87-91
5 leaves of a Missal
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Illuminated initials

f. 89
Illuminated initials

Part  45   ff. 92-93
1 leaf and 1 fragment of a leaf of unidentified Distinciones 9 and 10
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Illuminated initial

f. 92
Illuminated initial

Part  46   f. 94
Fragment of a leaf containing a litany
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Line-fillers

f. 94
Line-fillers

Part  47   f. 96
Fragment of a leaf of a Psalter, with part of Psalm 88
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Illuminated initial.

f. 96
Illuminated initial.

Part  48   f. 97
Leaf of a Missal
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Decorated initials

f. 97
Decorated initials

Part  49   ff. 98-101
4 leaves of a Book of Hours
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Christ

f. 99
Christ
Crucifixion

f. 101
Crucifixion

Part  50   f. 103
Fragment of a leaf of a commentary(?) referring to Augustine
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Decorated initial

f. 103
Decorated initial

Part  51   f. 106
Fragment of a leaf with a homily, labelled book 1, and the beginning of the 4th homily.
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Decorated initial

f. 106v
Decorated initial
Decorated initial

f. 106v
Decorated initial

Part  53   ff. 112-113
2 leaves of Distinctiones(?), each section beginning Undecio …, Duodecio …
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Decorated initials

f. 113v
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 113v
Detail

Part  54   f. 114
Thomas Aquinas(?) Fragment of a leaf with a section beginning 'Nunc autem dicamus primum …'
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Decorated initial

f. 114
Decorated initial

Part  55   f. 115
Thomas Aquinas Commentary on the Ethics of Aristotle
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Decorated initial

f. 115v
Decorated initial

Part  56   ff. 118-119
2 leaves of Sermons on the Gospels
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Decorated initial

f. 118
Decorated initial

Part  57   f. 120
Fragment of a leaf with the end of an alphabetical index, and the beginning of a numerical index, of epistles
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Decorated initial

f. 120
Decorated initial

Part  58   ff. 122-123
Augustine and others(?) 2 leaves of sermons
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Decorated initial.

f. 123
Decorated initial.

Part  59   f. 124
Leaf from a Sacramentary
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Decorated initials

f. 124
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 124
Detail

Part  60   f. 125
Fragment of a Missal, with part of the Octave of Pentecost
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Decorated initials

f. 125
Decorated initials

Part  61   ff. 126-127
Augustine 2 fragments of leaves of sermons including 'In Decollatione S. Johannis Baptiste'
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Decorated initial

f. 126
Decorated initial

Part  62   f. 132
Fragment of a leaf with readings for the feast for Laurence
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Decorated initials

f. 132
Decorated initials

Part  63   f. 133
Leaf from a Missal(?) with part of the mass for one martyr
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Decorated initials

f. 133
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 133
Detail
Detail

f. 133
Detail
 

Part  65   f. 135
Fragment of a leaf from a noted Missal, with part of the feast of Peter
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Decorated initials

f. 135
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 135
Detail

Part  68   f. 138
Fragment of a noted leaf
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Decorated initials

f. 138
Decorated initials

Part  69   f. 139
Leaf of a Breviary, with collects and hymns
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Puzzle initial

f. 139
Puzzle initial
Puzzle initial

f. 139
Puzzle initial

Part  70   f. 140
Leaf of a noted Missal, with part of the Easter season
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Decorated initials

f. 140
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 140
Decorated initials

Part  71   f. 141
Leaf of a Breviary with musical notation, with collects to be read before mass
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Decorated initials

f. 141
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 141
Decorated initials

Part  72   f. 142
Fragment of Psalter
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Illuminated initial

f. 142
Illuminated initial

Part  73   ff. 143-144
Two leaves of a Breviary
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Decorated initials

f. 143v
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 144
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 144
Decorated initials
 

Part  74   f. 146
Fragment of a leaf of a Missal(?)
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Decorated initials

f. 146
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 146
Detail

Part  75   f. 147
Leaf from a Missal
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Decorated initials

f. 147
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 147
Detail

Part  76   f. 148
Fragment of a leaf of a noted Missal with hymns, including part of Corpus Christi
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Decorated initials

f. 148
Decorated initials

Part  77   f. 149
Leaf of a Missal
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Decorated initial

f. 149
Decorated initial

Part  79   f. 151
Leaf of a noted Gradual
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Decorated initials

f. 151
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 151
Detail

Part  82   ff. 155-156
Two leaves of a noted Missal, with part of the masses for the dead
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Decorated initials

f. 155v
Decorated initials
Decorated initial

f. 156
Decorated initial
Decorated initial

f. 156
Decorated initial
 

Part  83   f. 166
Augustine Leaf of the Epistulae, containing epistula 35
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Decorated initials

f. 166
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 166
Detail

Part  85   ff. 169-170
Two fragments of glossed leaves of a legal(?) text
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Decorated initials

f. 169v
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 170
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 170
Decorated initials
 

Part  87   f. 172
Glossed leaf of a legal text (beginning of Book 2 'Ulpinianus')
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Decorated initials

f. 172
Decorated initials
Decorated initials

f. 172
Decorated initials

Part  88   f. 174
Glossed leaf of a legal text (display script, [S]acerdos)
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Decorated initials

f. 174
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 174
Detail

Part  90   f. 178
Leaf of an unidentified text
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Decorated initials

f. 178
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 178
Detail

Part  91   f. 179
Leaf of an unidentified text
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Decorated initials

f. 179
Decorated initials

Part  93   f. 184
Leaf of a law text with annotations, including 'Paulus Sollicitatores alienarum nuptiarum …'
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Decorated initials

f. 184
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 184
Detail

Part  95   f. 187
Gregory IX Glossed leaf of the Decretals
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Decorated initials

f. 187
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 187
Detail

Part  103   f. 199
Gratian Fragment of a glossed leaf of a Decretal
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Decorated initials

f. 199
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 199
Detail

Part  107   f. 208
Peter Comestor Leaf of the Historia Scholastica (rubrics: De appellatione Pauli, …, Quomodo peroravit Paulus coram Festo et Agrippa)
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Decorated initials

f. 208
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 208
Detail

Part  111   f. 213
Leaf of a legal text
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Illuminated initial

f. 213
Illuminated initial
Illuminated initial

f. 213
Illuminated initial

Part  112   f. 214
Leaf of an unidentified text
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Decorated initials

f. 214
Decorated initials

Part  116   f. 226
Fragment of a glossed leaf of a legal text
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Decorated initials

f. 226
Decorated initials
Detail

f. 226
Detail

Part  118   f. 234
Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (Paralipomenon)
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Decorated initial

f. 234
Decorated initial

Part  121   f. 244
Leaf of an unidentified text
* * *
 
Flourished initial

f. 244
Flourished initial
Detail

f. 244
Detail

Part  124   f. 258
Frament of a leaf of a charter of Queen Elizabeth
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Queen

f. 258
Queen

Part  125   f. 262
Fragment of a leaf, mentioning Lothar I Carolingien Holy Roman Emperor
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Decorated initial

f. 262
Decorated initial

Part  126   ff. 76-77v
fragments from the end of Joshua and the beginning of Judges; and the end of Judges to the beginning of Ruth
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Text page

f. 76
Text page
Christ

f. 76v
Christ
Text page

f. 77
Text page
 
Historiated initial

f. 77v
Historiated initial

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