DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/31Jeremiah (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Two fragments from a leaf from Jeremiah, reused as binding strips.


Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m47429920s.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 2 pieces
Size: 160 mm x 26 mm
each
Layout

No pricking visible. Ruled in fine sharp grey. 10 lines occupy 49 mm. Written height at least 160 mm. 2 columns, 33+ lines.

Script

Written in textura

Decoration

Text-capitals lined with red. Initial, to chapter, 2-line, blue with red flourishing.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Northern France?, later 13th century.

Provenance

Former hinge-strips of Shelfmark of source: Routh LXXII.E.7 - Charles Estienne, De nutrimentis, (Paris: ex officina Rob. Steph., 1550), with sides blind-tooled with Oldham roll RP.e.(1), found on books printed 1550-56 and attributed to London, and with an English note on the back pastedown including the date “Febr. 1o 1581”. Former reference: Portfolio I/28a (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
Modern title: Jeremiah
Date: later 13th century
Incipit: capi[etur]
Explicit: anima mea a
Language: Latin

Two vertical adjacent strips from outer column of one leaf. Jeremiah 5:6 - 6:8


Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/31 - Fragment from Jeremiah
Digitised March 2018
https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m47429920s.html

Bibliography

Oldham, English blind-stamped bindings, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952)