DUL Add.MS. 1950/B/1Martyrologium (fragment)
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Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mzc77sq17h.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

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.
Layout

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

Script

Written in textura.

Decoration

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


Manuscript history
Creation

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
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