DUL Add.MS. 1950/C/31Theological text (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Leaf from a text of theological definitions written in England in the early 15th century, reused as a pastedown.

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: 1 folio and 2 strips (a loose blank strip of the margin of another leaf, 244 x 28 mm, some paper and leather adhering, and a piece of paper 155 x 34 mm bearing the impressions of two double bands corresponding with four on the folded portion of the text leaf).
Size: 242 mm x 198 mm

Condition of manuscript25 mm of inner margin folded with fragment of thread from the later binding. Much of the text on recto damaged as a pastedown, and stained by turn-ins.

No pricking or ruling now visible. Written space 190 x 113 mm. 44/45 long lines.


Written in secretary but with tail of g closed, proficiently.


Rubric by another hand with long r, and red cable line filling. Red underlining of a few phrases. Paraphs, in red or blue, alternating. Initial, to inset head-word, Y, in blue with infilling and flourishing in red.

Manuscript history

Written in England, early 15th century.

Manuscript contents
Modern title: Theological text (fragment)
Language: Latin

One leaf, from near the end of a book of good quality. Includes section “Ypocrisis sic dicta secundum ysodorum x Ethimologiarum ab yppo quod est falsum ...”