DUL Add.MS. 1950/C/32Gospel of St John, glossed (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Two separate leaves from a glossed Gospel of John written in northern France or England late 12th / early 13th century, later re-used in a binding.

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: 2 single leaves
Size: 305 mm x 205 mm

Condition of manuscriptBrown staining from turn-ins of covering. f.2 stained and distorted by marked shrinking at the original inner margin.

No pricking visible. Ruled in faint sharp brownish grey, for text and gloss together. Written space of gloss 212 x 125 mm. 28 lines of text; 56 lines of gloss, the first below the top ruled line.


Written in textura, in two sizes, competently, in brown ink.


Running-titles, alternately red and blue characters, including chapter-number. Text-capitals of text filled with red. Paraphs: (i) to minor divisions of text, in red, sometimes over ink, in the form of the angular paragraphus; (ii) to major divisions of text, in red, in the form of the rounded capitulum; (iii) to sections of marginal gloss, 3-line, red or blue, alternating.

Corrections and annotation

Marginal note, f.1r, in an 14th century English hand.

Manuscript history

Written in northern France or England, late 12th / early 13th century.

Manuscript contents
Modern title: Gospel of St John, glossed
Language: Latin

[Text:] |hoc et in tribus diebus ... ... ... ego non sum Christus. Sed quia|
[Marginal gloss:]|Hic erat unus ex hiis ... ... Quia ultra consuetudinem ... homo sum ille deus|
[Interlinear gloss:] |uos exsoluetis et ego excitabo ... ... in remissionem peccatorum. sed ille|
John 2:19 - 3:28 with gloss

Citation: Stegmüller RBMA 11830


Stegmüller, Friedrich, Repertorium biblicum medii aevi   OCLC citation, (Madrid: 1950-1980)