DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/17Canon law (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Two leaves from a canon law book, probably written in England end 13th - start 14th century, reused as pastedowns.


Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mw6634366s.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 2 leaves
Size: 195 mm x 140 mm
Layout

No pricking visible. Written space 145 x 100 mm. No ruling discernible. 2 columns, 35 lines. 10 lines occupy 45 mm.

Script

Written in a smalltextura

Decoration

Some text-capitals lined with red. Paraphs in red.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in England?, turn of 13th - 14th century.

Provenance

Former pastedowns, creased, with stains from turn-ins of brown covering, from a unidentified book. Former reference: Portfolio I/16 (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
(1)    
Author:
Language: Latin

On sons of priests and promotion.

(2)    
Author:
Language: Latin

On hospitality. “Debet ordinandus esse doctor cuius doctrina debet consistere in duobus uidelicet in doctrina correctionis et sermone predicacionis” (beginning of a section on this leaf).


Digitised material for Two leaves from canon law text - DUL Add.MS.1950/A/17
Digitised March 2018
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