DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/21Robert Holcot, In sapientiam (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Fragment from a 14/15th century copy of Holcot's In sapientiam.

Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mmw22v5549.html

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: Two adjoining pieces from the lower outer corner of one large leaf.
Size: 148 mm x 182 mm

Condition of manuscriptStained.

No pricking or ruling visible. 59+ lines occupying 261 mm survive; 2 columns, the outer 83 mm wide, separated from inner column by 10 mm.


Written in textura


Paraphs to subsections, alternately blue (washed out) or red. Initial, to chapter, 2-line I, blue (washed out) with red flourishing, English, not before 1380.

Manuscript history

Written in England, 14/15th century.


Former flyleaves, with stains of turn-ins of brown covering on both versos, from an unidentified book. Former reference: Portfolio I/20a-b (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).

Manuscript contents
Original title: In sapientiam
Author: Holkot, Robertus, -1349
Date: 14/15th century
Language: Latin

The section beginning near the top of the first column on the recto is 10:19-11:1; that beginning near the foot of the first column on the verso is 11:2-4, with an original marginal note “capitulum 129”.

Digitised material for Robert Holcot, In sapientiam, fragment - DUL Add.MS.1950/A/21
Digitised March 2018