DUL Add.MS. 1950/B/1Martyrologium (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mzc77sq17h.html

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: Fragment of a leaf
Size: 298 mm x 180 mm

Condition of manuscriptRecto badly soiled, with only up to 6 letters of 19 lines on right edge clean though cropped; the verso legible. Lower outer corner lost.

Ink ruling of writing space 223 x 138 mm, 24 long lines


Written in textura.


Rubric, punctus and elevatus, calligraphic capitals; red-stroked capitals but also inserted two-line and one-line painted red initials.

Manuscript history

Written in Northern Europe, 15th century.

Manuscript contents
Original title: Martyrologium (fragment)
Date: [15th century]
Language: Latin

Most of one leaf. Text cropped of a few letters at right/left ends of top 14-16 lines. Formerly most of the wrapper and flap casing an unknown octavo printed book. Martyrologium Usuardi, v-iii kal. Maii (27-29 April).

descriptum est martyrii gloriam captis obtruncatione accepit ... ... et antonia sacre virgines

Digitised material for Fragment from Martyrologium - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/1
Digitised March 2018