Fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections
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Catalogue

Reference code: GB 0033 ADD
Title: Fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections
Dates of creation: medieval-17th century
Extent: 2 metres
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Origination: Durham University Library
Language: various

Conditions of access

Open for consultation unless material is too fragile, but preferably to be consulted in digital form.

Copyright and copying

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material

Finding aids

Medieval manuscript fragments are catalogued separately with a link given from this catalogue.

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Elliott Manuscripts
Durham Cathedral Archive A group of medieval fragments recovered from material in the Cathedral Archive is catalogued at. There are also fragments within the Miscellaneous Charters sequence.

Catalogue

Durham University Library Additional Manuscripts
Fragments in this collection fall into two categories, individual pieces that have been purchased and material collected from items in other collections. The provenance of the former will be given with each item, but the latter category is more complicated.

Add.MS. 1950/A-F
Fragments of medieval and early manuscript and print material from the numbered sequence of portfolios
Add.MS. 1950/A/1-42 Fragments formerly in Portfolio I

DUL Add.MS.1950/A/i-v   20th century
Notes and list of contents for Portfolio I
Paper   5f
Digitised material for Durham University Library Fragments - Add.MS 1950/A/i-v Digitised April 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/1   [early 14th century]
Language:   Latin
Fragment from a Sarum Breviary.
Parchment   1 strip of a bifolium
Size: 30 x 190 mm
Former hinge-strip, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/1
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/2   [late 16th / 17th century]
Language:   French
Small piece of paper with text exercise written in Secretary hand by a non French speaker: Parle bien ou parle rien
Un nome de pere et du fils et du saint espirit
Je vueil commencer a apprendre a parler francoys.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 70 x 80 mm
Fragment from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/2a
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/2 Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/3   [17th century]
Language:   English
Part of a document with the pre Act of Union Royal coat of arms and a few words of text “poore and distressed sufferers” that has been cut down and folded in half to act as a limp vellum cover.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 160 x 195 mm
Formerly cover of Cosin V.1.12/1 - Ger. Jo. Vossii elementa rhetorica, oratoriis ejusdem partitionibus accommodata; inque usum scholarum Hollandiae ... emendatius edita (Amsterdam: apud Joannem Ravesteinium, 1666). Formerly Portfolio I/2b
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/3 - cover reused from document Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/4   [early 15th century]
Language:   Latin
Antiphonale (fragment) from Germany.
Parchment   1 leaf
Size: 342 x 220 mm
Formerly the whole cover of a book “in the Routh Collection”. Formerly Portfolio I/3
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/5   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Antiphonale (fragment) from Southern Germany or Northern Italy.
Parchment   1 leaf
Size: 216 x 366 mm
Former cover of a copy of Berno of Reichenau and Adilbert of Augsburg De sanctis Udalrico, Symperto et Affra, etc. (Augsburg: Siluanus Otmar, 14 April 1516) Routh XLIII.D.28. Formerly Portfolio I/4
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/6   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Calendar (fragment) for November and December from Low Countries.
Parchment   1 leaf
Size: 257 x 200 mm
Former front pastedown of a volume in the Routh Collection SA 0078 (containing 6 works bound in rebacked calf). Formerly Portfolio I/5
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/7   [15th century]
Two leaves
7/1: Part of the record of proceedings in 1437 in a case over tithes and other revenues of Mag. Geoffrey Bisshop as vicar of All Saints Fulbourne (Cambridgeshire), apparently in dispute with Mag. John Cawdrey rector of St Vigor's Fulbourne. With corrected proof of text printed by W. C. B., “Tithes of Fulburne, Co. Cambridge, 1436”.
7/2: One or more brief entries on the terms Accessorium, Accidens, Acta, Actor and Ari (?) in canon law. Ruled lightly in ink. 30 lines. Written in documentary secretary, expertly, by one Secretary hand, with head-words enlarged and underlined. Those on recto bracketed in different ink with note “totum”, and those for Actor bracketed.
Parchment   2 leaves and one printed galley
Size: 180 x 125 mm
Former liners of the limp vellum binding of Routh LXVI.G.6, O. Foulis, Cabala: or, The mystery of conventicles unvail'd ..., (London: printed for Thomas Holmwood, 1664), which retains on its turn-ins fragments of the same paper (written in English, 17th century) as remain on 7/2. Boulter reported an inscription at the foot of 7/1 reading partially “Cantebr? 164...”. Formerly Portfolio I/6.
Boulter, W. C., “Tithes of Fulburne, Co. Cambridge, 1436”, Notes and queries (volume s5-VI, issue 131), 1 July 1876, p.4
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/7 - Tithes of Fulburne, Co. Cambridge, 1436 Digitised March 2018

Boulter, W. Consitt
Fulbourn (England)
Add.MS.1950/A/8   early/mid 13th century
Fragment from Wace, Roman de Brut.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 72 x 350 mm
Former hinge-strip from SB+ 0071 or 0072 - Decretals (Lyons: 1504-7). Formerly Portfolio I/7a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/9   13/14th century
Fragments from theological text.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 117 x 95 cm each
Former flyleaves from Routh XXV.G.2 - Ioannis Carionis mathematici Buticheimensis Chronicorum libri tres (Paris: apud Iacobum Dupuys, 1551). Formerly Portfolio I/7b.
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/10   late 13th century
Two leaves from Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologia.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 310 x 210 mm each
Former pastedowns from Cosin T.I.14, now SB+ 0065 - Suetonius (Basle: apud Ioannem Frobenium, 1518). Formerly Portfolio I/8.
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/11   early 14th century
Canon law fragments.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 225 x 90 mm each
Former hinge-strips, stained by turn-ins of brown covering, from an unidentified book in the University Library in the early 20th century. Formerly Portfolio I/9
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/12   early 12th century
Two leaves from a missal (possibly from Durham Priory)
Parchment   2 leaves
Size: 300 x 200 mm each
Former pastedowns, with marks of four bands and staining from the turn-ins of brown leather covering, in a copy (Winterbottom XX.A.10, now SA 0126) of P. Beroaldi ed., Opera agricolationum Columellae Varronis Catonisque necnon Palladii (Reggio Emilia, 1496). Formerly Portfolio I/10-11
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/13   [13th century]
Language:   Latin
Vertical strip entirely from within the text block of one page. No pricking. No ruling discernible. 10 lines occupy 75 mm. Caroline minuscule with a distinctive ligature of rt and clubbed ascenders, written proficiently.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 185 x 39 mm
Former front hinge-strip from Routh XX.K.14 of Diogenous Laertiou Peri biōn dogmatōn kai apophthegmatōn tōn en philosophia eudokimēsantōn biblia deka (Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nikolaus Episcopius, 1553); rebound 1928. Formerly Portfolio I/12
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/13 - binding fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/14   [12th century]
Bifolium from German breviary.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Size: 200 x 145 mm
Presented by Dr. J. T. Fowler, 15 March 1913, according to a note by Stocks, so presumably not from a Durham University Library book. Formerly Portfolio I/13
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/15   [mid 13th century]
Two adjoining pieces, now rejoined, from the upper part of a page. The text concerns planetary epicycles. Some inking gone through being pasted down. 15+ well-spaced lines. No pricking visible. Written space 128 mm wide. Ruled faintly in sharp gray. 10 lines occupy 78 mm. Written in a neat semi-cursive leftwards-leaning academic hand, much smaller than required by the ruling.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 140 x 210 mm
Former pastedowns, stained from turn-ins of brown covering, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/14
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/15 - binding fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/16   [approximately 1510]
Pieces from printed Book of Hours, York Use, (Rouen?) described in printed book catalogue.
Paper   2 pieces and 3 f notes
Fragments from binding of Cosin X.iv.15, now SB 0071 - Mirabilis liber qui prophetias reuelationesque (Paris [Ambroise Girault?], [between 1524 and 1528]), early 16th century French blind tooled sheep binding, acorn centre panel. Formerly Portfolio I/15
Add.MS.1950/A/17   [13/14th century]
Two leaves from canon law text.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 195 x 140 mm each
Former pastedowns, creased, with stains from turn-ins of brown covering, from a unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/16
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/18   [12th century]
Two pieces from a single leaf of a copy of Isaiah, glossed
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 153 x 120 mm
Former pastedowns, with stains from turn-ins of brown covering, from Routh XXII.G.31 - Themistiou philosophou, tou kai Euphradous epiklēthentos logoi tessareskaideka (Geneva: excudebat Henricus Stephanus, 1562). Formerly Portfolio I/18
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/19   [15th century]
Antiphonale, Sarum use, fragments.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 315 x 178 mm each
Former hinge-strips, with notches for six bands, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/17
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/20   [mid 15th century]
Sarum Breviary, fragment.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Size: 180 x 152 mm
Formerly the cover of SB 2220 (Routh LXXI.I.17) - Annibale Romei, The courtiers academie (London: printed by Valentime Sims, 1598), with handwritten spine-title, 17th century, and printed Routh collection spine-labels. Removed from book when rebound, October 1925, according to note by Stocks. Formerly Portfolio I/19
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/21   [14/15th century]
Robert Holcot, In sapientiam, fragment.
Parchment   Two adjoining pieces
Size: 148 x 182 mm each
Former flyleaves, with stains of turn-ins of brown covering on both versos, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/20a-b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/22   [15th century]
Sarum Breviary, fragment.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 177 x 122 mm
Former cover of SB 2132 (Routh LXIX.H.25) - Gratarolus, The Castel of Memorie (London: By Rouland Hall ..., 1563). Formerly Portfolio I/21a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/23   [mid 12th century]
Gospel of John, with gloss, fragment.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Size: 280 x 176 mm
Former pastedowns in SB+ 0049 (Routh XXII.C.10) - first volume of Plutarch, Opuscula (Venice: in aedibus Aldi & Andreae Asulani soceri, 1509) (removed August 1931). Formerly Portfolio I/22a-b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/24   [early 13th century]
Justinian, Codex, cum glossa Accursii, fragment.
Parchment   Two pieces, forming one almost complete leaf
Size: 363 x 244 mm
Former pastedowns, with stains of turn-ins of brown covering SB+ 0125 - Cicero, Rhetorica Marci Tullij Ciceronis cum commento, (Lyons: [Joannes Crepin], 1531). Formerly Portfolio I/23
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/25   [12/13th century]
Peter Lombard, Commentary on the Psalms, fragment.
Parchment   Part of one leaf
Size: 130 x 173 mm
Former binding of Cosin T.V.53, Histoire generale des plantes et herbes auec leurs proprieté par M. Leonard Fuchs (Rouen: chez Nicolas Mulot, [1555]). Formerly Portfolio I/24a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/26   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Small piece of parchment. Text fragments on one side mention “Henricus Octavus” and “Penyngto”.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 48 x 35 mm
From an unidentified source. Formerly Portfolio I/24b
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/26 - binding fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/27   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Printed or stencilled text from Epiphany text from Antiphonale, black text and notation on red staves. With early 20th century notes on the content.
Parchment   1 piece & 1f.
Size: 270 x 180 mm
Note states that this was the cover of Winterbottom 29.B.2 Q. Horatii Flacci carmina expurgata (Rouen, 1774). A 1782 edition is on COPAC, but no similar book is here at Durham so this was presumably discarded at some time? Formerly Portfolio I/25.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/27 - Antiphonal fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/28   [later 14th century]
Thebaldus of Piacenza, Regula splendescit quia sillaba prima patescit (fragment)
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 240 x 80 mm each
Former pastedowns, with the marks of three bands, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/26
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/29   [14/15th century]
Bible, Deuteronomy (fragment)
Parchment   1 leaf
Size: 338 x 243 mm
Formerly cover of a volume SA 0039/1-4, formerly Routh XLIV.G.21 containing 4 items, including Petrarch, De rebus memorandis (Louvain: 1483-5) and Articuli in Anglia et Parisius condemnati, (Cologne: ca. 1488), rebound in 1928. Formerly Portfolio I/27a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/30   [16th century]
Bifolia from a manuscript notebook, cut down to make pasteboard for binding.
Paper   14 pieces
Size: 140 x 200 mm each
Former pasteboard of a volume SA 0039/1-4, formerly Routh XLIV.G.21 containing 4 items, including Petrarch, De rebus memorandis (Louvain: 1483-5) and Articuli in Anglia et Parisius condemnati, (Cologne: ca. 1488), rebound in 1928. Formerly Portfolio I/27b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/31   [later 13th century]
Two fragments from a leaf from Jeremiah, reused as binding strips.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 160 x 26 mm each
Former hinge-strips of Routh LXXII.E.7 - Charles Estienne, De nutrimentis, (Paris: ex officina Rob. Steph., 1550). Formerly Portfolio I/28a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/32   [14/15th century]
A horizontal strip from a leaf of a small book, largely illegible.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 42 x 138 mm
Binding fragment, with brown stain from turn-in, from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/28b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/33   [14-16th century]
Language:   Latin
Three rectangular pieces with 16th century manuscript visible, and a smaller fragment with a few words in an earlier gothic script.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 30 x 70 mm (1-2); 20 x 50 mm; 20 x 60 mm
Fragments removed from binding of Cosin AA.I.17-21 - Matthew Poole, Synopsis criticorum aliorumque S. Scripturae interpretum (London: typis J. Flesher & T. Roycroft. Prostat apud Cornelium Bee in vico Little-Britain, 1669-1676), late 17th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio I/28c (1-3); piece 4 found separate in Portfolio III.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/33 - binding fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/34   [16/17th century]
Text on either side in different hands, probably cut from a legal document.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 40 x 175 mm
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/28d
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/34 - binding fragment Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/35   1610s
Language:   Latin
Two pieces cut from writs of summons issued by Henry Frowyke, steward of the borough of St Albans. With notes on content and transcript of 35/2.
Parchment   2 pieces + 2f
Size: 80 x 190 mm and 55 x 250 mm
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/28e
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/35 - binding fragments Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/36   1621
Language:   Latin
Legal document cut into two strips for reuse as a binding support.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 60 x 260 mm each
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/28f
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/36 - binding fragments Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/37   [11/12th century]
Leaf from a 11th/12th century liturgical book in two pieces, reused as a book cover.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size:
Former front and back cover of an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/29a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/38   [17/18th century]
4 pieces cut from manuscript music to make a pasteboard.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 135 x 195 mm each
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/29b
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/38 - pasteboard music fragments Digitised March 2018

Add.MS.1950/A/39   [15th century]
Language:   Castilian
Francesc Eiximenis, Vida de Cristo (fragments) cut up to make pasteboards.
Paper   12 pieces
Size: 97 x 151 mm each
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/30a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/40   [early 12th century]
Vertical strip from a Missale leaf, reused as a binding hinge support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 280 x 35 mm
Binding fragments, parts of pasteboard from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/30b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/41   [15/16th century]
Commentary on Persius' Satires (fragments) reused as pasteboard for a binding.
Paper   8 pieces
Size: 145 x 210 mm each
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/31
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS.1950/A/42   [17th century]
Language:   Italian
Part of a sermon (?) cut up and reused to make pasteboards.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 195 x 135 mm each
Binding support removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio I/32
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/42 - binding fragments Digitised March 2018

Add.MS. 1950/B/1-17 Fragments formerly loose in box with Portfolio I and II and other oversize fragments

Add.MS. 1950/B/1   [14/15th century]
Fragment from a Martyrologium.
Parchment   1 leaf
Given by Dr A.I. Doyle, in about 1985.
Separate catalogue description
DUL Add.MS.1950/B/2   [late 15th century]
Language:   Latin
2 folio leaves (one complete, the other missing diagonal half of one column) from a printed 2 column Bible, (chapters 14-15 and 16-18 of Numbers). The running head is split across the two columns "NV" and "MERI". Identified as by Richel (Basle, 1477), but does not match this book. The longer paper strip has some manuscript entries.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 2 leaves: 350 x 260 mm; paper strips 160 x 40 mm & 340 x 40 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin H.I.8 - Bzowski, Abraham, Operum Roberti Bellarmini ex Societ Iesu S. R. E. Cardinalis tomus quintus [-septimus] (Cologne: Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri, 1617), bound in early 17th century calf. Previously in Portfolio I
Digitised material for Binding fragments removed from Cosin H.I.8 - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/2 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/3   [late 15th century]
Language:   Latin
Single folio sheet from v.1 of Nicholas de Lyra, Postilla litteralis in vetus et novum testamentum: mit Additiones von Paulus Burgensis (Strasburg: Johann Mentelin, approximately 1472), (image 183 and 184 in BSB digitisation), Exodus, 20 (book reference added in red ink as running title).
Paper   1 piece
Size: 400 x 290 mm
No indication of provenance (perhaps purchased rather than from a book in the library). Previously in Portfolio I
Digitised material for Single folio sheet from Nicholas de Lyra(1472) - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/3 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/4   1508
Language:   Latin
Two leaves numbered 70 and 75 (signature K2) from Missale secundum vsum insignis ecclesie Sarum (Paris: A. Verard imp. I. Huuyn et G. Bernard, 1508) (ESTC S121590) including text for Feria tertia and quinta in cena domini. With two smaller fragments of text.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: leaves 340 x 215 mm
Binding fragments, back pastedown and flyleaf from Winterbottom+ E19 - Benz, Johann, Thesaurus elocutionis oratoriae Grecolatinus nouus (Basle: Ex officina Heruagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1581) bound in Oxford, late 16th/17th century, panelled calf with blind fillets and tools and blind centrepiece, red edges. Previously in Portfolio I, but not numbered.
Digitised material for Two leaves from Sarum missal (Paris, 1508) - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/4 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/5   1474
Language:   Latin
Two replacement cancel leaves from Eusebius Historia ecclesiastica (Utrecht: Nicolaus Ketelaer and Gerardus de Leempt, 1474) (book 1, chapters 16-18 and book 2, chapter 6), with some marginal manuscript annotation.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 285 x 185 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Bamburgh O.I.43 - Jus feudale tribus libris comprehensum. Quibus non solùm consuetudines feudales & praediorum iura, quae in Scotia, Anglia, & plerisque Galliae locis obtinent, continentur; sed universum ius Scoticum, et omnes fere materiae iuris clare & dilucide exponuntur, et ad fontes iuris feudalis & civilis singula reducuntur. Authore clarissime & doctissimo viro Mr. Thoma Cragio (Londini [actually Edinburgh]: impensis Societatis Stationariorum, 1655), bound in 17th century calf, blind fillets. Previously in Portfolio I
Digitised material for Two leaves from Eusebius, Historia ecclesiastica (Utrecht, 1474) - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/5 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/6   1490
Language:   Latin
Bifolium (gathering b2) from Speculum exemplorum (Strassburg : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], 1 Mar. 1490) (also printed in 1495), sections XLIII-XLVII and LIIII-LX from distinctio prima Dialogues of Gregory the Great.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 280 x 200 mm
Bought by Dr A.I. Doyle from J. Grant, number 100 in his December 1951 catalogue and subsequently given to the Library. Previously in Portfolio I
Digitised material for Bifolium from Speculum exemplorum (Strasburg, 1490) - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/6 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/7   [late 15th century]
Language:   Latin French
Two folios (146 - running head Qui po. in pig. habe.; and 168 - De excep. seu proscri. et proindi) from a printed commentary on Justinian.
Two horizontal parchment strips from a bifolium of a legal document in French
Paper; parchment   4 pieces
Size: 2 leaves 430 x 290 mm; 2 strips 70 x 410 mm
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0111 (was Maltby 158.A.8) - Greek New Testament (Paris: Ek Basilikēs typographias, 1642), bound in 17th century calf, covers bordered with gold fillets. Previously in Portfolio I
Digitised material for Two folios from Justinian commentary - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/7 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/8   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Part of the inner area of a printed folio page (signature ii iiij) from a legal work.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 360 x 140 mm
Binding fragments removed from Routh III.B.14 - Tou en hagiois patros hēmōn Epiphaniou episkopou ... (Paris: sumptibus Michaelis Sonnii, Claudii Morelli et Sebastiani Cramoisy ..., 1622), rebound in 19th century. Previously in Portfolio V
Digitised material for Binding fragments removed from Routh III.B.14 - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/8 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/9   1670s
Language:   English
Printed paper horizontal strips from quarto bifolia from Wycherley's The plain-dealer (matches at least edition: London: Printed by T.N. for James Magnes and Rich. Bentley, 1677).
Paper   4 pieces
Size: two 80 x 350 mm; two joined strips 35 x 350 mm
Binding fragments removed from Bamburgh A.2.14 - Estienne, Henri, Concordantiae Graecolatinae Testamenti Novi, nunc primum plenae editae (Geneva: Oliva Pauli Stephani, 1600), bound in 18th century panelled calf. Previously in Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for Binding strips from The plain-dealer - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/9 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/B/10   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
One column of a page from a folio printed early edition of Barthélemy de Chasseneuz, Consilia (49-56 and 66-69 of the first consilium).
Paper   1 piece
Size: 340 x 130 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin H.I.21 - Bzowski, Abraham, Pontifex romanus, seu, de pr[a]estantia, officio, auctoritate, virtutib[us], felicitate, rebusq[ue] praeclare gestis summorum pontificum, (Cologne: apud Antonium Boetzerum, 1619), bound in 17th century calf. Previously in Portfolio IV
Digitised material for Fragment from Barthélemy de Chasseneuz, Consilia - DUL Add.MS.1950/B/10 Digitised March 2018

Add.MS. 1950/B/11   [later 10th century]
Fragment from Epistle to the Hebrews.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0098 (formerly Routh 3.C.9). Previously Portfolio II/18a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/B/12   [later 14th century]
Sermon fragment
Parchment   1 bifolium
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0098 (formerly Routh 3.C.9). Previously Portfolio II/18b
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/B/13   [15th century]
Missal (fragment)
Parchment   1 leaf
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0103 (formerly Routh 5.C.9). Previously Portfolio II/19a
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/B/14   [15th century]
Missal (fragment)
Parchment   1 leaf
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0103 (formerly Routh 5.C.9). Previously Portfolio II/19a
Separate catalogue description
DUL Add.MS.1950/B/15   [earlier 12th century]
Language:   Latin
Half a page from an Italian Missal of the first half of the 12th century.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 206 x 256 mm
Bought from Maggs & Co., 1982. Formerly Portfolio II/28
Separate catalogue description
DUL Add.MS.1950/B/16   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
One page, folio 119, slightly cropped, from a folio printed glossed Bible, containing Leviticus xxi-xxii.
Paper   1 leaf
Size: 315 x 230 mm
Binding pastedown removed from Routh 11.B.12 - Gerardi Ioannis Vossii de theologia gentili, et physiologia Christiana ... (Amsterdam: apud Ioannem Blaeu prostant etiam Londini apud Cornelium Bee ..., 1668), bound speckled calf, marks of chain staple on front board, late 17th century. Previously in Portfolio II box, unnumbered.
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DUL Add.MS.1950/B/17   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Four pages, cropped, from a folio printed glossed civil law text, printed in black and red with large woodcut inhabited initials containing sections such as De triente et semisse; De filiis ante dotalis instrumenta natis; De administrantibus officia in sacris appellationibus.
Paper   4 leaves
Size: 330 x 220 mm
Binding pastedown or pasteboard removed from Routh 4.A.5 - Gregorii Neocaesariensis Episc. cognomento Thaumaturgi, Macarii Aegyptii et Basilii Sileuciae ... Opera omnia, quae reperiri potuerunt (Paris: sumptibus Michaelis Sonnii, Claudii Morelli, et Sebastiani Cramoisy, 1622), bound calf, blind fillets, red mottled edges, early/mid 17th century. Previously in Portfolio II box, unnumbered.
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Add.MS. 1950/C/1-38 Fragments formerly in Portfolio II

DUL Add.MS.1950/C/i-iv   20th century
Notes and list of contents for Portfolio II
Paper   4f
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/1   [12th century]
Language:   Latin
Two leaves from a 12th century glossed copy of Proverbs, reused as pastedowns.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 286 x 205 mm each
Former pastedowns removed from Cosin AA.III.25, now SB+ 0092/1-2 - Florus, Epitome rerum romanarum, (Basle 1532), and Cosin AA.III.25, now SB+ 0092/2 - Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Archaeologia romana, (Basle 1532), bound in Cambridge or London (Spierinck roll III, FL.a.1 and FP.g.1). Formerly Portfolio II/1a
Separate catalogue description
DUL Add.MS.1950/C/2   [15th century ?]
Language:   Latin
Sheets from a printed folio canon law text (Innocent IV Apparatus super quinque libros decretalium ?) (and/or Duns Scotus?) re-used to make up pasteboards for front and back covers.
Paper   36 pieces
Size: 305 x 205 mm each
Former boards, with brown stains from turn-ins of covering, of Cosin AA.III.25, now SB+ 0092/1 - Florus, Epitome rerum romanarum, (Basle 1532), and Cosin AA.III.25, now SB+ 0092/1-2 - Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Archaeologia romana, (Basle 1532), bound in Cambridge or London (Spierinck roll III, FL.a.1 and FP.g.1). Formerly Portfolio II/1b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/3   [ealry 16th century?]
Language:   Latin
Cut down sheets from a printed text (includes text from Bartolus of Saxoferrata Consilia, section Si ut allegatis of De inofficiosis dona - on C/3/2 - but not the 1530 Gryphius edition) reused to make pasteboard.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 90 x 140 mm each
Binding fragment removed from SB 2144, was Routh 78.A.18 - Caius, De antiquitate Cantabrigiensis Academiae libri duo (London: per Henricum Bynneman, 1568), early/mid 17th century binding, calf, blind fillets, red edges. Formerly Portfolio II/2a
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/4   [late 15th century?]
Language:   Latin
Torn piece of printed text in two columns. The type looks like that used by Theoderic Rood. More of the pages survive still in the book as partial pastedowns. With notes and rubbings (3f.).
Paper   1 piece + 3f
Size: 85 x 50 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin A.4.24 - F. Hectoris Pinti Lusitani Hieronymiani in Ezechielem prophetam commentaria (Lyons: apud Ioannam Iacobi Iuntae f., 1581). Formerly Portfolio II/2b.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/C/4 - fragment from binding of Cosin A.iv.24 Digitised April 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/C/5   1487
Language:   Latin
Fragments from Sarum missal, printed by William Caxton in Paris. With correspondence about similar fragments at Bodleian Library.
Paper   3 pieces + 3f
Size: 260 x 340 mm; 280 x 200 mm; 340 x 50 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin K.2.9 - Clauis scripturae s. seu de sermone sacrarum literarum, autore Matthia Flacio (Basle: ex officina Heruagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1580-81) - late 16th century, blind tooled Oxford centrepiece using Ker stamp ix (recorded in Ker, no. 1682a). Formerly Portfolio II/3a.
Separate catalogue description
DUL Add.MS.1950/C/6   [earlier 15th century]
Language:   Latin
Fragment from unidentified chronicle, covering the period from Otto I to Henry IV and Gregory VII.
Parchment   2 partial bifolia
Size: 270 x 330 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin K.2.9 - Clauis scripturae s. seu de sermone sacrarum literarum, autore Matthia Flacio (Basle: ex officina Heruagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1580-81) - late 16th century, blind tooled Oxford centrepiece using Ker stamp ix (recorded in Ker, no. 1682a). Formerly Portfolio II/3b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/7   [12th/13th century]
Language:   Hebrew Latin
Fragment of Alphabet of Ben Sira.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 150 x 31 mm
Binding fragment removed from SB 0194 Heinrich Bullinger Ieremias ex vtero matris sanctificatus propheta, Iudaeorum & gentium doctor, disertus & clarus, CLXX concionibus expositus, front hinge strip from late 16th/early 17th century limp vellum binding, (Geneva: excudebat Froschouerus, 1561). Formerly Portfolio II/4
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/8   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Printed bifolium, pages 51-2 and 61-2 (d 2) from an edition of Adriano Castellesi De sermone Latino et modis Latine loquendi reused as a pastedown.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 150 x 180 mm
Binding fragment removed from SB 0361 - Epistolae quaedam piissimae & eruditissimae Iohannis Hus, quae solae satis declarant Papistarum pietates esse satanae furias (Wittenberg: ex officina Ioannis Lufft, 1537) mid 16th century dark brown calf English binding, blind panel stamps on front and back boards (Oldham HM. 21 and HM. 22 respectively), tie holes. Formerly Portfolio II/5c
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/9   [16th century]
Language:   English
Partial bifolium from an early printed edition of An introduction for to learne to recken with the pen, or wyth the counters accordynge to the trewe cast of Algorisme, in hole numbers or in broken, newly corrected. And certayn notable and goodlye rules of false positions there vnto added, not before sene in our English tong. by the which all maner of difficile questions may easely be dissolued and assoyled (includes The rule of dyuers syluer & dyuers tyme) which doesn't match editions in EEBO, reused as pastedown.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 150 x 135 mm
Binding fragment removed from SB 0361 - Epistolae quaedam piissimae & eruditissimae Iohannis Hus, quae solae satis declarant Papistarum pietates esse satanae furias (Wittenberg: ex officina Ioannis Lufft, 1537) mid 16th century dark brown calf English binding, blind panel stamps on front and back boards (Oldham HM. 21 and HM. 22 respectively), tie holes. Formerly Portfolio II/5b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/10   14th/15th century
Language:   Latin
Two consecutive leaves from a Book of Hours, made for the English market in England or the Low Countries.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 150 x 105 mm each
Binding fragment removed from SB 0361 - Epistolae quaedam piissimae & eruditissimae Iohannis Hus, quae solae satis declarant Papistarum pietates esse satanae furias (Wittenberg: ex officina Ioannis Lufft, 1537) mid 16th century dark brown calf English binding, blind panel stamps on front and back boards, tie holes. Formerly Portfolio II/5a
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/11   [late 15th / early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Printed bifolium from an early edition of Duns Scotus' In librum primum Posteriorum Analyticorum Aristotelis Quaestiones, quaestio ix, signature B.iii.
Paper   1 bifolium
Size: 206 x 301 mm
Binding fragment, endpaper, removed from Routh I.B.16 - volume 6 of Omnia opera Des. Erasmi Roterodami, quaecunque ipse autor pro suis agnouit, nouem tomis distincta, quorum elenchum sequentes catalogi perspicue exhibebunt (Basle: per Hieronymum Frobenium et Nicolaum Episcopium, 1555), late 16th/early 17th century binding, calf, blind rolls, holes of chain staple on front board, remains of clasps, brass corners, medieval manuscript fragments used as front and back pastedowns. Formerly Portfolio II/6
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/12   [late 15th / early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Page from an early printed edition of Juvenal - satire 6,602 - 7,3. Two halves of a page, rejoined with clear tape with manuscript additions relating to the book it was removed from.
Paper   1 page
Size: 225 x 160 mm
Binding fragment removed from SB 0273Amandus De declaratione difficilium terminorum theologie philosophie atque logice (Venice: per Jacobum Pencium de Leucho, Anno Dni 1507. Die. vj. Martij.) when it was rebound. Formerly Portfolio II/7
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/13   [late 15th / early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Part of a printed folio page from a heavily abbreviated legal text.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 143 x 210 mm
Fragment from an unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio II/8
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/14   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Decretales, cum glossa of Gregory IX, printed in red and black with large running titles and folio numbering in large capital Roman numerals. 8 consecutive leaves, signatures A1-A4 and A5-A8 (folios 177-184). With note by J. T. Fowler.
Paper   16 pieces + i f
Size: 140 x 205 mm each
Binding fragment removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio II/9
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/15   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Fragment of printed page containing the gloss (main text may have been present but fragment is too small to indicate layout of original page) to Decretales, cum glossa of Gregory IX book III chapter 10 (the church and bishop are referred to as Asten rather than Hasten).
Paper   1 piece
Size: 150 x 95 mm
Binding fragment removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio II/10
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/16   [early 16th century]
Language:   French
Two parts of a single printed page (now missing about a centimetre of the text from most of the centre) from an account of Till Eulenspiegel (Ulespiegle meets with a rabbi Alripha), signature k.ii.
Paper   2 pieces making up 1 page
Size: 140 x 50 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin P.4.21 - Aelfric's Divers ancient monuments in the Saxon tongue ... (London: Printed by E. Griffin for Francis Eglesfield, 1638). Formerly Portfolio II/12a
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/17   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Printed page, contents list of saints, martyrs, confessors, virgins, widows and principal feast days, from a Breviary or Book of Hours, with section headings printed in red, signature reversed c ii.
Paper   1 page
Size: 115 x 85 mm
Binding fragment removed from Routh 17.G.23 - Precationum piarum enchiridion, ex sanctorum patrum ... per M. Simonem Verraepeum, Mechliniae virginum thaborensium hierarcham (Antwerp: apud Ioannem Bellerum ..., [1575?]), limp vellum binding, 16th century. This page was one of two from the same source used to strengthen the front cover (the other still in place), with a further two pages still in the back cover which together make up a contents list (it ends “Finit registrum”). The final page of these four was blank and was used for contemporary manuscript notes. Formerly Portfolio II/12b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/18   1496
Language:   Latin
8 pieces from Sarum Breviary printed in Rouen by Martin Morin in 1496. With notes by J. T. Fowler identifying the book, crossed out by A. I. Doyle with replacement identification. A typescript piece by A. I. Doyle notes that Dr R. Donaldson has confirmed the identification by comparison with the Edinburgh University Library copy.
Paper   8 pieces + ii f
Size: 140 x 200 mm each
Binding fragments, used as front and back pastedowns, removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio II/11
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/19   early 16th century
Language:   Latin
Two part pages from a legal text (2 columns with text surrounded by gloss).
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 140 x 185 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Routh 23.D.32 - M. Manili Astronomicon, a Iosepho Scaligero ex vetusto codice Gemblacensi infinitis mendis repurgatum (Leiden: ex officina Plantiniana, apud Christophorum Raphelengium, Academiae Lugduno-Batavae typographum, 1600). Formerly Portfolio II/13a
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/20   early 16th century
Language:   Latin
Two part pages from a legal text (only a narrow single column of text visible)
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 180 x 130 mm
Binding fragment removed from Routh 13.K.23Iacobi Arminii veteraquinatis Batavi, s. theologiae doctoris eximij, Disputationes magnam partem s. theologiae complectentes, publicae & privatae (Leiden: ex officina Godefridi Basson, 1614), binding mottled calf, blind fillets, blind central stamp on front and back covers, early 17th century. Formerly Portfolio II/13b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/21   16th century
Language:  Greek and Latin
Two fragments from a printed Greek - Latin dictionary - letter μ
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 140 x 150 mm and 70 x 155 mm
Binding fragments removed from Routh 14.I2.50Velitationes polemicae (London: printed by W. H. and are to be sold by Robert Littlebury ..., 1651), binding sheep, blind fillets, mid 17th century (rebacked 20th century). Formerly Portfolio II/14
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/22   16th century
Language:   Latin
3 pairs of halves of printed pages, reused by pasting together as to stiffen front and back of a vellum binding. From Catalogus gloriae mundi, D. Bartholomaei Cassanaei (text similar to that found on f.199-203 of Venice 1621 edition but not on same parts of page).
Two letters and a note from I. Masson (Professor of Chemistry, Durham) to H. W. Acomb (University Librarian) December 1936- January 1937 describing his treatment of the leaves and book that had contained them.
Paper   6 pieces & 7f
Size: 135-140 x 200 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Routh 70.F.21Gregorii Cortesij Mutinensis, S. R. Ecclesiae Presb. Cardinalis. Epistolarum familiarium liber ... (Venice: apud Franciscum Franciscium Senensem, 1573), binding vellum, contemporary spine lettering, late 16th/early 17th century. Formerly Portfolio II/15
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/23   16th century
Language:   Latin
2 incomplete printed pages from Quincuplex Psalterium. Gallicum. Romanum. Hebraicum. Vetus. Conciliatum (Paris: Ex chalcotypa Henrici Stephani officina, 1509) (Psalm 83-4 and 98-99), reused as pastedowns.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 240 x 165 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Routh 25.F.9 - Historiae miscellae a Paulo Aquilegiensi Diacono primum collectae (Basel: apud Petrum Pernam, 1569), binding calf, blind fillets, oval gold armorial stamp on front and back boards of Sir Peter Venables (1603-1669). Formerly Portfolio II/16
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/24   24 November 1703
Language:   English
Printed invitation, completed in manuscript to Mr Dechaire, to attend committee meeting for Hoxton Hospital.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 165 x 205 mm
Found loose in Routh 59.C.14 - A brief account of some travels in divers parts of Europe, Viz. Hungaria, Servia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Thessaly, Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Friuli. (London: printed for Benj. Tooke ..., 1685). Formerly Portfolio II/17
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/25   [earlier 14th century]
Language:   Latin
Fragment from sermon collection, some by Aldobrandinus de Toscanella, written in Italy in the earlier 14th century.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Binding fragment removed from Routh 13.B.11, now SB+ 0087 Formerly Portfolio II/19b
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/26   [late 14th or early 15th century]
Language:   Latin
Bifolium from a theological manuscript written in Northern Europe at the turn of the 14th/15th century, re-used as a pastedown.
Parchment   1 bifolium
Binding fragment removed from Routh 13.B.11, now SB+ 0087 Formerly Portfolio II/19c
Separate catalogue description
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/27   [15th century]
Language:   Dutch
3 small strips cut from a service book, written in the Low Countries, re-used as binding supports. The head-band remains attached to one slip. No pricking visible. Ruled finely in ink. 5 lines occupy 23 mm. Written in textura, proficiently. Text-capital lined with red. A similar fourth piece remains in the binding.
Parchment   3 pieces
Size: 63 x 19 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Routh 21.E.20 - J. J. Scaliger, Opuscula diversa Graeca et Latina, (Paris 1605), in a contemporary stiff vellum binding, where another similar slip remains as the tail-band support, with a note in a foreign hand (?) of purchase in 1612 and the inscription of Jer. Markland [M.A. Cantab.. 1693-1776]. Formerly Portfolio II/22
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/28   [15th century]
Language:   Dutch
One small square and three small vertical strips, all adjoining, from the upper part of one leaf of a religious prose text. (1-2) washed out on one side, (3) stained brown on one side, (4) with pieces of paper adhering. No pricking surviving. No ruling now visible. 10 lines occupy 51 mm. Written in small textura, proficiently. Text-capital lined with red. Written in Low Countries. Binding pieces in a copy (x223.8) of Johannes Tollenarius S.J., Speculum vanitatis, (Antwerp 1635), in a foreign binding, 17th/18th century.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 89 x 44 mm when re-assembled
Binding fragment removed from SC 09037 - Ioannis Tollenarii Brugensis e Soc. Iesu Speculum vanitatis sive Ecclesiastes soluta ... (Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti., 1635), bound in vellum over boards, yapp edges, mid 17th century, with ex libris of J (?) Suintoun recording purchase at Leiden in 1686. Formerly Portfolio II/23
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/29   [15th century]
Language:   Dutch
Three adjoining horizontal strips from the foot of a leaf of a small book of Hours, the lowest entirely blank. Vespers of B.V.M psalm 1. The text is not arranged as in N. Van Wijk, Het Getijdenboek van Geert Grote, (Leiden, 1940), p. 61: here Psalm cix:2 “[...] die heer vut seynden ... vianden” is followed by the gloss “Die roede dat is Christus ... hem seluen nae [...]”, while on the other side of the leaf, probably the recto, the gloss “Thent ic seete dat is thent ... sciede soe bleef die [...]” appears, to judge by the feet of the letters remaining in the line above, to follow Psalm cix:1b, ... een voetschemel dijnre voete.
Discolouration and smudging on one side. No pricking visible. Ruled in ink. Written space 53 mm wide. 4 lines occupy 22 mm.
Written in textura, in a smaller size for the glosses, proficiently. Glosses underlined in red. Text-capitals lined with red. Initial, to psalm-verse, 1-line, red, largely lost. Written in Low Countries.
Parchment   3 pieces
Size: together 63 x 92 mm
Formerly spine-liners, in Bamburgh 50.6.73 - Rerum Polonicarum tomi tres, (Frankfurt: excudebat Ioann. Wechelus, impensis Sigis. Feyerabendij, 1584), with a stiff vellum binding, 16th/17th century, inscriptions of J. van Ryswyk and Tho: Builowes, a note in English of purchase in 1664, and, see below, a piece of a different manuscript still in place as the tail-band support. Formerly Portfolio II/24
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/30   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Initial cut from an Italian choir book. On one side five lines of text, the first obscured by the mount. On the other, illuminated initial for the martyrdom of Peter Martyr of Verona O.P. Initial D in red and silver (?) over pink, on a blue ground decorated with white, enclosing on the right a kneeling haloed figure in Dominican habit with hands raised in prayer, being struck on the head with a sword by a central figure in pink surcoat and brown hose and carrying a shield, and on the left a standing Dominican with a sword projecting upwards from his chest.
No pricking or ruling visible. 4 lines of text occupy 40 mm. Written in rotunda, black and red, with minims 6 mm. high, proficiently: “... et uerbo & op... odat accep... non dicatur... Te domine...” Written in northern Italy, in the region of Bologna according to Prof. A. C. de la Mare.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 54 x 61 mm
Stuck to a paper mount, having on the back in pencil “Dr Rawlinson”, formerly fixed in the lower margin of p. [2] 87, where the murder of Thomas Becket is described, in Routh 52.A.11 - Historiae Anglicanae scriptores varii, e codicibus manuscriptis nunc primum editi., (London: typis Gul. Bowyer, 1723), with the inscription “Ex Bibliotheca Goughiana. 1810.” The cutting may therefore have been supplied to Gough by Richard Rawlinson. Formerly Portfolio II/25
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/31   [early 15th century]
Language:   Latin
Leaf from a text of theological definitions written in England in the early 15th century, reused as a pastedown.
Parchment   1f and 2 pieces
Former pastedown, from an unidentified book Formerly Portfolio II/26
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/32   [late 12th / early 13th century]
Language:   Latin
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.
Parchment   2f
Binding fragment removed from unidentified book. Formerly Portfolio II/27
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/33   1459
Language:   Latin
Single leaf removed from a copy of the third decade of Livy's Ab urbe condita written by Giacomo Curlo in Genoa in 1459.
Parchment   1 f and pieces
Bought from Maggs, 1980, for £175 accession Misc.1980:14.
Formerly Portfolio II/29
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/34   12th century
Language:   Latin
6 strips cut from an early 12th century antiphonale and accompanying letter, 14 September 1931, commenting on the fragments.
Parchment   6 pieces + 1 letter
Size: 40 x 180 mm each
Binding strips removed from an unidentified book, presented by Middlesbrough Public Libraries, 1972. Formerly Portfolio II/31
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DUL Add.MS.1950/C/35   17th century
Language:   French
Two horizontal strips cut from a legal document.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 65 x 340 mm; 290 x 60 mm
Binding support strips removed from SC++ 01875 - C. Durand, Perles de l'évangile selon S. Luc enrichies des plus sainctes et solides pensées des anciens pères de l'église (Paris: chez Denys Moreau, rue sainct Jacques, à la salamandre d'argent, 1638) Formerly Portfolio II/30
DUL Add.MS.1950/C/36   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Folded strip from a printed legal text reused as a sewing guard within a gathering.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 30 x 145 mm
Binding fragment said to be from an unidentifed Routh book. Formerly Portfolio II/no number
DUL Add.MS.1950/C/37   [17th century]
Language:   Latin
3 pieces of a printed page from chapter xx of a book, containing parts of the text of acts and proclamations of James I on merchandises garbleable and on abuses and [con]ceits used in painting, and one note of the source of the pieces
Paper   3 pieces + 1 envelope
Size: 120 x 50 mm; 115 x 100 mm; 120 x 100 mm
Binding fragment removed from Formerly Portfolio II/
DUL Add.MS.1950/C/38   [mid 18th century]
Embossed metallic effect paper cover, signed MEYER and AUGSBURG (Johann Wilhelm Meyer (1713-1784)).
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 265 x 205 mm each
Ornamental cover removed from Routh 12.C.8 - Ionae Guilielmi te Water Oratio de studio historiae ecclesiasticae cum disciplina theologiae diligenter coiungendo (Leiden: apud Sam. et Ioh. Luchtmans, 1785) - Formerly Portfolio II/32
Add.MS. 1950/D/1-31 Fragments formerly in Portfolio III (not in a numbered sequence)

DUL Add.MS.1950/D/1   [late medieval]
Language:   Latin
Two sewing strengtheners (oblong parchment strips folded over at one edge) cut horizontally from a small reused liturgical manuscript, in two columns with music.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 30 x 135 mm and 35 x 135 mm
Binding fragment removed from Routh XV.E.23 - two works bound together Epistola Magistri Hieronymi Lucensis, ad Bernardinum Ochinum Senensem (Geneva: per Iohannem Girardum, 1543) and Sermones de fide Bernardini Ochini Senensis (Zurich, 1544) - bound in blind panelled calf. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/1 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/2   [late medieval]
Language:   Latin
Two oblong parchment strips cut vertically from the edges of a reused liturgical manuscript, with a gold finished small illuminated initial at the start and music on one side of one piece.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 165 x 35 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Routh XX.E.15 - an incomplete copy of M. Terentii Varronis Opera omnia quae extant (Dordrecht: ex officina Ioannis Berewout, 1619) - bound in full calf, gold fillets, two pieces of printed material used as original pastedowns remain in the book. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/2 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/3   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two sewing strengtheners (oblong parchment strips folded over at one edge) cut horizontally from a small reused manuscript. One has faded text, with red or blue capitals marking start of sentences; the other has three flowers drawn on and part of the sewn headband remains attached.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 155 x 35 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin V.vi.7 (printed book) - Des recherches de la France livre premier. Plus, un pourparler du prince. Le tout par Estienne Pasquier (Paris: Vincent Sertenas, 1560), rebound in 20th century. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/3 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/4   [13th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong parchment strip cut horizontally from the top edge of a leaf of a reused manuscript, 2 columns of text.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 35 x 135 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin T.v.39 - Hortus regius Blesensis auctus, cum notulis durationis & charactismis plantarum tam additarum, quam non scriptarum (London: typis Tho. Roycroft, impensis Jacobi Allestry, 1669), bound in 17th century mottled calf. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/4 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/5   [early 13th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong parchment piece with turnover, cut horizontally from the middle of a leaf of a reused manuscript, 2 columns of text (sermons?).
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 100 x 145 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin Y.v.23 - Fabulae Aesopi, multo emendatius quam hactenus aeditae, autore Ioachimo Camerario (Antwerp: Antonium Dumaeum, An. 1542 Mens. Aug.) - 16th century plain vellum binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/5 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/6
Binding fragments removed from Routh 69.C.1 - Felicis Accorambonij nobilis Eugubini ciuis Romani Interpretatio obscuriorum locorum & sententiarum omnium operum Aristotelis (Rome: apud Sanctium & Soc., 1590) - bound 16th/17th century in calf (rebound November 1966). Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/6 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/6/1   12th/13th century
Language:   Latin
Oblong piece cut horizontally from the middle of a leaf of a glossed copy of Mark (chapter 7), reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 75 x 195 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/6/2   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong piece cut horizontally from the inner edge of part of a leaf of a glossed canon law text, reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 220 x 50 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/6/3   [late medieval]
Language:   Latin
Oblong piece cut horizontally from the outer edge of part of a leaf of text, reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 135 x 60 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/7   15th century
Language:   Latin
Two oblong parchment strips cut vertically from a breviary written in England with square musical notation, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 230 x 50 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin L.ii.23 - Les reports de Edward Coke [parts 1-4 bound together] (London: Thomas Wight, 1600-35) - 17th century reversed calf binding (part of a set with the source of DUL Add.MS.1950/D/8/1-2). Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/7 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/8   [17th century]
Language:   Latin
Two oblong parchment strips cut vertically from English royal writs, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 35 x 270 mm and 35 x 220 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin L.ii.25 - Les reports de Edward Coke [parts 9-11 bound together] (London: for the Societie of Stationers, 1627-31) - 17th century reversed calf binding (part of a set with the source of DUL Add.MS.1950/D/7/1-2). Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/8 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/9   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two oblong parchment strips cut horizontally from English documents, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 30 x 270 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin BB.i.5 - A relation of the conference betweene William Lawd, then, Lrd. Bishop of St. Davids; now, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury: and Mr. Fisher the Jesuite (London: printed by Richard Badger, 1639) - rebound in 20th century. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/9 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/10   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong paper strip cut horizontally from bifolium of a printed Latin work, the middle to lower part of p.59-62 of the second part of Jan Uytenbogaert Responsio necessaria ad Contra-Remonstrantium contrariam declarationem : continens perspicuam & solidam eiusdem refutationem, in qua etiam demonstratur doctrinam Remonstrantium (Lugduni Batavorum: Excudit Ioannes Patius anno 1618), reused as a binding support.
Paper   1 piece now in 2 pieces
Size: 75 x 290 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin N.ii.8 - Summa colloquii Iohannis Rainoldi cum Iohanne Harto de capite & fide ecclesiae (London: Iohannes Norton, 1611) - early 17th century sprinkled calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/10 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/11   [13th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong parchment strip cut horizontally from a manuscript bifolium including the start of chapter 4 of De motibus manifestis et obscuris (attributed to Galen, translated by Marcus Toletanus into Latin from the Arabic translation of Johannitius), reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 50 x 270 mm
Binding fragment removed from Bamburgh H.v.36 - Vindiciae Ecclesiae Anglicanae; siue De legitimo eiusdem ministerio, id est, de episcoporum successione, consecratione, electione, & confimatione (London: Felicem Kyngstonum, 1625) - mid 17th century ornamented calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/11 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/12
Binding fragment removed in April 1961 from Cosin X.v.33 - Iohannis de Sacro Busto libellus de sphaera (Wittenberg: Petri Seitzij, 1578) - late 16th century blind tooled centrepiece binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/12 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/12/1   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Oblong parchment strip cut horizontally from a liturgical manuscript with a very wide margin and square notation music, reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 35 x 150 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/12/2-3   [17th century]
Language:   Latin Greek
Two oblong pieces of paper, with manuscript notes in Latin and Greek, referring to a Mr Fermer, reused in a binding.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 150 x 90 mm each
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/13   [14th/15th century]
Language:   Latin
Small parchment strip cut vertically from a manuscript, still covered with paper obscuring the text (rotunda?), reused as a binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 25 x 100 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin T.v.57 - Elementa philosophica de cive auctore Tho. Hobbes (Amsterdam: L. Elzevirium, 1647) - mid 17th century mottled calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/13 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/14   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Two leaves from a small canon law manuscript, written in 2 columns, including sections on “De coniugi leporosum” and “De divorciis propter fornicationem”, decorated in red and blue, reused as pastedowns.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 155 x 125 and 155 x 100 mm
Binding fragments removed from Bamburgh I.vi.34 - Iacobi Sadoleti, Episcopi Carpentoracti, S.R.E. Cardinalis Epistolarum libri sexdecim (Cologne: apud haeredes Arnoldi Birckmanni, 1554) - mid 16th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/14 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/15   1495x1505
Accounts (an incomplete bifolium and a narrow vertical strip) pairs of names and lists of sums of money. Most names are English (Augustyn Spynell, John Hall, William Campion etc.) but a few have more Spanish names such as Diego or Lopo and dated sections use Sabadi (for Saturday?); cropped reference to Henrici vii. Blank paper strip and blank parchment strip.
Paper; Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 300 x 400 mm; 280 x 65 mm; 300 x 100 mm; 300 x 60 mm
Binding fragments removed in 1975 from Bamburgh F.iv.24 - Historia Olai Magni Gothi archiepiscopi Upsalensis, De gentium septentrionalium (Basel: ex officina Henricpetrina, 1567) - late 16th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/15 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/16   [14th/15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two part leaves from a small breviary manuscript, written in 2 columns, includes Romans 6.14-15, reused as pastedowns.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 120 x 100 mm and 110 x 100 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin K.i.27 - An answer of the most reuerend father in God Thomas Archebyshop of Canterburye, Primate of all Englande and Metropolitane vnto a crafty and sophisticall cauillation deuised by Stephen Gardiner doctour of law, late byshop of Winchester, agaynst the trewe and godly doctrine of the moste holy sacrament of the body and bloud of our Sauiour Iesu Christe - panelled calf binding, by Waghorn of Durham, [1720-40]. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/16 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/17   [14th/15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two oblong parchment strips cut vertically from a volume containing saints' lives, written in two columns. Fragment includes parts of the lives of St Christina of Tyre and St Apollinaris, reused as pastedowns (folded and with marks from sewing at one side).
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 155 x 130 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin BB.vi.16 - De arte supputandi, libri quatuor Cutheberti Tonstalli (Strasburg: ex offi. Knobloch. per Georg. Machaerop., 1551) - 16th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/17 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/18   [14th/15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two pieces from a bifolium cut and pasted together to make a binding support. Liturgical work, including text from Luke 19, rubric for finding of the bodies of Stephen and nichodemus, feasts of Cyriacus, Largus and Smaragdus and the vigil of St Laurence.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 270 x 330 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin CC.ii.22 - D. Caecilij Cypriani opera. Iam denuo recognita, collatione facta editionum Pauli Manutij & Gulielmi Morelij (Geneva: excudebat Ioannes le Preux, 1593) - 17th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/18 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/19   [16th century]
Language:   English
Two strips cut vertically from a list of men's names, reused as hinge supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 330 x 60 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Bamburgh Q.ii.18 - volume 3 of Monarchia s. Romani imperii, siue Tractatus vtriusque iurisdictionis imperialis et regiae, ac sprirualis, seu pontificiae, distinctionem, regnorum Italiae, Germainiae, Galliae diuisionem, translationem & Romanorum imperatorum iura, priuilegia, jurisdictionem, potestatem (Frankfurt: Egenolpphum Emmelium, 1621) - 17th century speckled calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/19 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/20   [late 14th century]
Language:   Latin
Two strips cut vertically from a list of names (little visible), reused as hinge supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 360 x 40 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.i.19 - volume 7 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus (London: excudebat Jacobus Flesher. Prostant apud Cornelium Bee, Richardum Royston, Guilielmum Wells, Samuelem Thomson Londini, Thomam Robinson Oxonii, Guilielmum Morden Cantabrigiae, 1660) - late 17th century binding, sprinkled calf over boards. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/20 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/21   [16th century]
Language:   English
Six strips cut vertically from a probate inventory, reused as hinge supports (the parchment of 21/2 was sewn together before original use).
Parchment   6 pieces
Size: 4 are 370 x 45 mm each ; 2 are 300 x 45 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.i.18, 20 and 21 - volumes 6, 8 and 9 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus (London: excudebat Jacobus Flesher. Prostant apud Cornelium Bee, Richardum Royston, Guilielmum Wells, Samuelem Thomson Londini, Thomam Robinson Oxonii, Guilielmum Morden Cantabrigiae, 1660) - late 17th century binding, sprinkled calf over boards. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/21 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/22   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two strips cut vertically from a continental manuscript service book with square musical notation, reused as guard stubs; offset visible from a 15th century Latin printed text of civil law still in the book as part of the boards. One small square fragment from the same manuscript.
Parchment   3 pieces
Size: 300 x 85 mm; 300 x 75 mm; 25 x 30 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin H.ii.9 - Christianae theologiae cum Platonica comparatio quinimo cum tota veteri sapientia ethnicorum, Chaldaeorum nempe, Aegyptiorum, & Graecorum ... Auctore ... Liuio Galante (Bologna: apud Clementem Ferronium, 1627) - calf, gold tools, central armorial stamp on front board of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Bishop of Chartres. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/22 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/23   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two strips cut horizontally from a English breviary written in two columns and two similar small oblong pieces, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 60 x 320 mm; 40 x 320 mm; 2 at 25 x 55 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin K.i.15 - Examinis Concilij Tridentini, per ... Martinum Chemnicium scripti (Frankfurt: impensis haeredum Sigis. Feyrabendij, 1596) - 16th/17th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/23 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/24   [12th century]
Language:   Latin
Three strips cut vertically from a leaf of Seneca the Elder's Controversiae (end of book two and start of book three), reused as binding supports. 17th century parchment bookmark found in book.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 260 x 70 mm; 228 x 55 mm; 110 x 63 mm; 80 x 22 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin B.iii.22 - Postilla, hoc est, enarratio D. Georgii Wicelij ... super euangelia et epistolas de tempore & de sanctis per totum annum (Cologne: Petrus Quentel, 1545) - 16th century calf binding, gilt tooled. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/24 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/25
Binding fragments removed from Cosin X.iii.6 - Defense des deux epistres, et de la preface du livre de ... Philippes de Mornay ... intitulé le Mystere d'iniquité (Saumur: Thomas Portau, 1612) - 17th century plain vellum binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/25 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/25/1-2   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Two parchment strips cut vertically from religious manuscript, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 180 x 40 mm each
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/25/3-4   1615
Language:   Latin
Two printed paper part sheets from the first quire of Disciplina, seu leges Item distinctio classium, et ordo lectionum scholae Sedanensis (Sedan: Ioannes Iannon. 1615) reused in binding.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 290 x 190 mm each
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/26   [mid 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Two horizontal strips cut from documents (one a writ of 29 Henry VIII to the Sheriff of Hampshire), reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 30 x 290 mm; 50 x 290 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin B.ii.5 - The text of the New Testament of Iesus Christ, translated out of the vulgar Latine by the papists of the traiterous seminarie at Rhemes bound with A defense of the sincere and true translation of the holy scriptures into the English tongue, against the manifold cauils friuolous quarrels, and impudent slaunders of Gregorie Martin, one of the readers of popish diuinitie in the traiterous seminarie of Rhemes (London: John Bill, 1617) - early 17th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/26 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/27   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Small pieces of parchment from a document, reused in binding.
Parchment   13 pieces
Size: approximately 20 x 30 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Routh 46.B.15 - volume 1 of 3 of The historie of the civill warres of France (London: printed by R. Raworth, and are to be sold by W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, in Fleet-street.,1648) - 17th century calf binding, gold fillets (more manuscript apparently remains in the book). Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/27 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/28   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Small pieces of parchment from a book written in a small hand in two columns, reused in the spine of a binding.
Parchment   9 pieces
Size: approximately 20 x 30 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin CC.ii.3 - Sēpher h-Zōhār (Cremona: Vicenzo Conti, 1559) - 16th/17th century calf binding, gilt-tooled strapwork centrepiece. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/28 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/29   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Two strips cut horizontally from a bifolium from an English manuscript of Gregory's Dialogues - book 2, chapter 3 of the life of St Benedict, in the form of a dialogue between Peter and Gregory (names rubricated and starts of sections indicated by blue capitals).
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 55 x 320 mm and 50 x 320 mm
Binding fragments removed in April 1961 from Cosin B.i.9 - Commentarij in quatuor Euangelistas, a Benedicto Aretio ... conscripti (Morges: venundantur in officina typographica Io. le Preux, 1580) and Commentarij in sacram Actuum Apostolicorum historiam ... conscripti a Benedicto Aretio (Lausanne: excudebat Franciscus le Preux, 1580) bound together in a 16th/17th century calf binding with tooled centrepiece incorporating the arms of Cambridge University; leaves from a late 16th century folio printed text of Calvin's Biblical commentaries, in Latin, used as endleaves, remain in the book. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/29 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/30   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Two strips cut horizontally from bifolia of a breviary. Square musical notation on red staves, blue or red capitals at start of verses. Text includes part of Jesu salvator saeculi and Vexilla regis prodeunt, reused as binding supports.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 35 x 190 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin N.v.4 - Johannis a Münster ... discursus nobilis. Tractans ... De regeneratione & reformatione ecclesiae (Frankfurt: impensis Joan. Caroli Unckelii, 1621) - 17th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/30 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/31
Binding fragments removed from Cosin BB.vi.16 - De arte supputandi, libri quatuor Cutheberti Tonstalli, hactenus in Germania nusquam ita impressi (Strasbourg: ex offi. Knobloch. per Georg. Machaerop., 1551) - 16th century calf binding. Formerly Portfolio III.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/D/31 - binding fragments
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/31/1-3   1550
Language:   English
Three pieces cut from the printed sheets for The exposicion of Daniell the prophete, gathered out of Philip Melanchton, Ihon Ecolampadius, Chonrade Pellicane, and oute of Ihon Draconite &c. By George Ioye. A prophecie diligentlye to bee noted of al emperoures and kinges, in these last daies. (London: By Ihon Daie, dwelling ouer Aldersgate, and Wylliam Seres dwelling in Peter Colledge, The yere of our Lorde God M.D.L. [1550] the nynth daye of Apryll]) ESTC S107907 and reused to make pasteboard.
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 2 at 160 x 95 mm, the other 160 x 60 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/31/4-6   [mid 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Three pieces cut from the printed sheets for Petriscus Georgii Macropedii, fabula iucundissima (not the 1540 edition), reused to make pasteboard.
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 2 at 160 x 95 mm, the other 160 x 60 mm
DUL Add.MS.1950/D/31/7-20   [15th century]
Language:   Latin
Fourteen part sheets cut from a manuscript written in an English hand, reused to make pasteboard.
Paper   14 pieces
Size: 160 x 95 mm each
Add.MS. 1950/E/1-23 Fragments formerly in Portfolio IV (not in a numbered sequence).

DUL Add.MS.1950/E/1   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Parchment strips, fragments of two separate documents with Lancashire connections: one, reign of James I mentions Thomas Pollett of Newcrofte, the other 42nd year of reign (Elizabeth I) mentions William Smalshawe of Upholland, husbandman and Peter Marske.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 190 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Bamburgh I.3.2 - Johannis Buxtorfi, filii, S. Theol. D. & Profess. Tractatus de punctorum vocalium, et accentuum, in libris Veteris Testamenti Hebraicis, origine, antiquitate, & authoritate (Basle: sumptibus haeredum Ludovici Konig. Typis Martini Wagneri, 1648), bound in speckled calf, blind fillets, mid 17th century; re-backed in calf, 1978. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/1
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/2
Binding fragments removed from Cosin X.V.39
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/2/1   [14th century]
Language:   Latin
Small piece of crumpled parchment showing small amount of text.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 20 x 140 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin X.V.39 - Margarita theologica continens praecipuos locos doctrinae Christianae (London: apud Henricum Bynneman, 1570), rebound April 1961. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/2/1
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/2/2   1566
Language:   English
Printed fragment from p.103/104 of A new Postil Conteinyng most Godly and learned sermons vpon all the Sonday Gospelles, that be redde in the Church thorowout the yeare (Imprinted at London in Flete­strete nere to S. Dunstons church, by Thomas Marshe, 1566)
Paper   1 piece
Size: 40 x 140 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin X.V.39 - Margarita theologica continens praecipuos locos doctrinae Christianae (London: apud Henricum Bynneman, 1570), rebound April 1961. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/2/2
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/3   [early 18th century]
Language:   English
Note on binding of the book by Thomas Rud
Paper   1 piece
Size: 40 x 70 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin E.4.28 - Passio SS. Perpetuae et Felicitatis, cum notis Lucae Holstenij (Paris: apud Carolum Savreux ..., 1664), bound in pink paper over thin pasteboards, mid 17th century. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/3
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/4   [16th century]
Two parchment strips with some traces of writing.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 150 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin G.7.10 - Praeconium euangelicae gratiae, per Christum filium dei, factae (Mainz: ad Diuum Victorem excudebat Franciscus Behem ..., 1542) and six other tracts, all by Georg Witzel (1501-1573), all bound in 16th century gilt tooled calf, incorporating name F. B. Pollet. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/4
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/5   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Lower half of bifolium from manuscript Psalm commentary(?). Strip of blank paper (bookmark?)
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 100 x 260 mm; 40 x 250 mm
Binding fragment removed from back of Cosin A.4.1 - Concordantiae Bibliorum vtriusque Testamenti, Veteris et Noui (Antwerp: ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1585), bound in 16/17th century plain calf binding. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/5
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/6   [16th century]
Several pieces of parchment stuck together, signature of Francis Clopton visible.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 100 x 190 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin C.2.9 - Lancelot Andrews, Apospasmatia sacra: or a collection of posthumous and orphan lectures (London: printed by R. Hodgkinsonne, for H. Moseley, A. Crooke, D. Pakeman, L. Fawne, R. Royston, and N. Ekins, 1657), bound in sprinkled calf, mid 17th century. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/6
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/7   1768
Language:   Latin
Printed title page of Onomastikon sive nomenclatura brevis reformata ... in usum scholae Westmonasteriensis, (London: J. Redmayne, 1768), used as pastedown
Paper   1 piece
Size: 170 x 115 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin G.7.4 - Liber de iubilaeo secundum Hebraeorum, & Christianorum doctrinam. Auctore Iosepho de Voisin (Paris: apud Ludouicum Boullenger ..., 1655), bound in mid 17th century plain calf. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/7
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/8   1608
Language:   English
4 bifolia folded to 8 pages of manuscript stationer's accounts, for binding imported books at Cambridge and London, 1608-09, possibly for John Legate. Binders/stationers named are: Henry Wray, -1628, Cambridge; John Johnson; Henry Moody, 1575-1637, Cambridge; Fletcher, [H]; Wollye, John, London
Paper   4f (folded to 8 p) + 14 f of transcription and 22 pieces of notes
Size: 280 x 320-360 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin B.i.22 when sent to Birdsaw for repair in January 1959 - Des. Erasmi Roterodami in Nouum Testamentum annotationes ... (Basle: in officina Frobeniana ..., 1535), bound in early 17th century sprinkled calf. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/8
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/9   13th century; 16th century
Language:   Latin
Fragments from medieval ms. in two columns and 16th century printed book stuck together.
Parchment and paper   2 joining pieces
Size: 120 x 130 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin F.1.4 - Liber sextus decretalium D. Bonifacij Papae VIII (Rome: in aedibus Populi Romani ..., 1582), bound in late 16th century Oxford blind tooled calf, probably by Dominique Pinart. Leaves from a 16th century printed canon law text used as pastedowns remain in book. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/9
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/10   [17th century]
Language:   English
Strips from printed Bible (Apocrypha: Wisdom of Solomon, Tobit).
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 100 x 300 mm; 45 x 350 mm; 50 x 350 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin F.2.14 - De iustitia, aliisque virtutibus morum, libri quatuor auctore Leonardo Lessio (Lyons: sumptibus Claudij Larjot, 1630), bound in early 17th century sprinkled calf. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/10
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/11   [17th century]
Language:   English
Strips from printed Bible (Apocrypha: I Esdras) with manuscript calculations in the hand of Thomas Rud
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 220 x 75 mm; 190 x 50 mm; 160 x 50 mm; 180 x 95 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin H.4.31 - De gratia efficaci decretis diuinis libertate arbitrij et praescientia dei conditionata disputatio apologetica Leonardi Lessij (Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana apud Ioannem Moretum, 1610), bound in early 17th century gilt tooled calf. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/11
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/12   [17th century]
Language:   English
2 horizontal paper strips from a printed Book of Common Prayer.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 30 x 270 mm; 30 x 330 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin K.1.9 - Theodori Bezae Vezelij volumen primum-tertium tractationum theologicarum, in quibus pleraque Christianae religionis dogmata aduersus haereses (Geneva: excudebat Eustathius Vignon, 1582), bound in 16/17th century calf with gilt heraldic stamps (a hind alone, without quarterings) of Hatton. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/12
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/13   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
2 horizontal strips from English legal documents.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 270 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin L.2.24 - Fifth-Eighth part of the reports of Sr. Edward Coke (London: printed for the Companie of Stationers ..., 1605-1611), four parts bound together in 17th century reversed calf. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/13
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/14   [16th century]
Language:  French; Latin
Two paper pieces from a folio early 16th century printed Latin text, including parts from the Vision of Tundal (from Vincent de Beauvais Speculum historiale?) and two parchment fragments from documents in French, one dated 1574.
Paper; parchment   4 pieces
Size: 90 x 170 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin L.4.47 - Opuscules francoises des Hotmans (Paris: chez la veufe Matthieu Guillemot ..., 1616), bound in mid 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Archbishop of Rheims. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/14
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/15   [16th century]
Language:   Italian
Four horizontal strips from an edition of Paulo Giovio, Istorie del suo tempo.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 70 x 100 mm; 40 x 95 mm; 30 x 90 mm; 70 x 200 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin N.3.16 - I. Cirelli Germani Ethica Aristotelica, ad sacrarum literarum normam emendata. Ejusdem Ethica Christiana, sev, Explicatio virtutum et vitiorum, quorum in sacris literis fit mentio (Lüneburg: sumptibus Asteriorum, typis venetis, [1650?]), bound in mid/late 17th century calf, blind fillets. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/15
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/16   [16th century]
Language:  
Two pieces from pages of Latin verse, one signature S 5, mentioning Polypaeda and Cyrne.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 135 x 90 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin O.iii.19 - Oratio habita ab oratore illustrissimi D. Alberti Ducis Bauariae in generali congregatione sacri Concilij Tridentini (Germany? 1563) (and two similar works), 16/17th century calf binding, gilt fillets. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/16
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/17   [16th - 17th century]
Language:   English
Two pieces from different printed works:
1. Horizontal printed strip from bifolium of Thomas Spackman, A declaration of such greivous accidents as commonly follow the biting of mad dogges, together with the cure thereof (London: Printed for John Bill, 1613), part page 79-80.
2. Vertical printed strip from The counseller a treatise of counsels and counsellers of princes, written in Spanish by Bartholomew Phillip, Doctor of the ciuill and cannon lawe. Englished by I.T. graduate in Oxford (London: Printed by Iohn Wolfe [and J. Charlewood], 1589), page 111-112.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 175 x 35 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin P.v.5 - Vita Roberti Bellarmini Politiani e Societate Iesu ... a Iacobo Fuligatto (Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1631), mid 17th century plain calf binding, gold fillets. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/17
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/18   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
Two pieces from a printed collection of legal precedents.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 155 x 120 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin K.iv.44 - Solomōn 'emmetros, sive tres libri Salomonis scilicet, Proverbia, Ecclesiastes, Cantica, graeco carmine donati per Jacobum Duportum (Cambridge: ex officino Rogeri Danielis ..., 1646), 17th century plain sheep binding. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/18
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/19   [end 15th - start 16th century]
Language:   Latin
Pastedowns cut down from 4 printed bifolia (signature Hi-Hiiii) from an early edition of Matteo Bosso De instituendo sapientia animo (textblock 14 x 8.5 cm, no running or side headings).
Paper   5 pieces (4 pieces with one in two parts)
Size: 185 x 195 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin O.iv.3 - Medulla theologiae patrum, qui a temporibus apostolorum ad Concilium usq[ue] Nicenum floruerunt ... Studio Abrahami Sculteti (Amberg: ex typographeio Forsteriano, 1609.), early 17th century sprinkled calf binding. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/19
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/20   [16th century]
Language:   French
Small oblong pieces cut from a document and reused as binding reinforcements.
Parchment   11 pieces
Size: approximately 20 x 70 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin P.v.2 - Adam Melchior Vitae Germanorum jureconsultorum et politicorum; Vitae Germanorum medicorum; Vitae Germanorum philosophorum (Heidelberg: impensis heredum Jonae Rosae, excudit Johannes Georgius Geyder, 1615-1620) bound together in calf, with gold tools, approximately 1650-1660. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/20
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/21   [16th century]
Language:   French
Horizontal strip cut from legal document reused as binding support.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 40 x 360 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin P.ii.26 - volume 12 of Annales ecclesiastici, auctore Caesare Baronio ... Nouissima editio (Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiniana apud viduam et filios Io. Moreti, [1601-1618]), 17th century gilt tooled binding, with wreath centrepiece. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/21
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/22   [16th century]
Language:   French
Two vertical strips and 6 oblong pieces cut from documents and reused as binding supports.
Parchment   8 pieces
Size: 260 x 40 mm; 300 x 50 mm; 60 x 60 mm; 5 pieces 40 x 60 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin P.i.20 - Eusebiou tou Pamphilou ekklēsiastikē historia (Paris: Excudebat Antonius Vitré ..., 1659), mid 17th century gilt tooled calf binding. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/22
DUL Add.MS.1950/E/23   [16th century]
Language:   French
Four vertical strips and six smaller (one triangular the rest oblong) cut from document(s) and reused as binding supports.
Parchment   10 pieces
Size: 80 x 340 mm; 60 x 340 mm (2 glued pieces); 40 x 330 mm (2 glued pieces); 40 x 255 mm; 90 x 210 mm; 60 x 160 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin P.iii.16-18 - Diui Antonini Archiepiscopi Florentini ... chronicorum opus, in tres partes diuisum (Lyons: ex officina Iuntarum, et Pauli Guittii ... 1586), 16/17th century French calf centrepiece bindings, gilt. Formerly Portfolio IV.
Digitised material for DUL Add.MS.1950/E/23
Add.MS. 1950/F/1- Fragments formerly in Portfolio V

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/1   [17th century]
Spine reinforcement with sewn headband, vertical hinge strips and horizontal bands. Some text visible.
With re-binding instruction slip for April 1961.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 150 x 30 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin Q.V.21 - Philalethes' Rerum nuper in regno Scotiae gestarum historia (Amsterdam: 1641) bound in calf with gold armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Archbishop of Rheims, mid 17th century.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin Q.V.21 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/1 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/2   [13th century]
Language:   Latin
Pieces (mostly square) from a Bible or New Testament used as binding strengtheners
Parchment   22 pieces
Size: most pieces approiximately 30 x 30 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin R.I.7 - volume 2 of Hispaniae illustratae seu rerum vrbiumque Hispaniae, Lusitaniae, Aethiopiae et Indiae scriptores varij (Frankfurt: apud Claudium Marnium, & haeredes Iohannis Aubrij ..., 1603-08) bound in early 17th century with blind tooled centrepiece.
Digitised material for 22 pieces (mostly square) from a Bible or New Testament used as binding strengtheners. - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/2
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/3   [16th century]
Language:   French
Hinge strips with remains of French writing.
Parchment   3 pieces
Size: 320 x 50 mm; 260 x 50 mm; 105 x 50 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin R.II.14 - Pauli Aemylij Veronensis, de rebus gestis Francorum, a Pharamundo ... vsque ad Carolum octavum, libri X (Basle: per Sebastianum Henricpetri, 1601) bound in 17th century calf with gilt fillets.
Digitised material for Hinge strips from Cosin R.II.14 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/3 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/4   [17th century]
Language:   Latin
Four strips cut from top and bottom of printed bifolia (signatures C2 and C4) of a Latin work on Canon Law.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 75 x 330 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin R.II.17 - Pierre d'Avity, The estates, empires, & principallities of the world. Represented by ye description of countries, maners of inhabitants, riches of prouinces, forces, gouernment, religion (London: printed by Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes, and Iohn Bill., 1615) binding early 17th century with gilt tooled centrepiece.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin R.II.17 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/4 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/5   [undated - 17th century?]
Scrap of paper found possibly used as bookmark with some writing visible.
Paper   1 fragment
Size: 10 x 60 mm
Found in Cosin R.III.25, volume 1 of Purchas his pilgrimes (London: Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone ..., 1625).
Digitised material for Scrap of paper found possibly used as bookmark with some writing visible. - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/5
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/6   [17th century]
Language:   French
Hinge strips with remains of French writing.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 165 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin S.V.8 - volume 1 of J. Esprinchard, L'histoire auguste, en II. volumes, contenant les vies des empereurs romains depuis Iules Caesar iusques à Rodolphe II (Cologne: pour Samuel Crespin, 1610) bound in 17th century calf with gilt fillets.
Digitised material for Hinge strips with remains of French writing. - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/6
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/7   [17th century]
Language:   French
Hinge strips with remains of French writing.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 165 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin S.V.9 - volume 2 of J. Esprinchard, L'histoire auguste, en II. volumes, contenant les vies des empereurs romains depuis Iules Caesar iusques à Rodolphe II (Cologne: pour Samuel Crespin, 1610) bound in 17th century calf with gilt fillets.
Digitised material for Hinge strips with remains of French writing. - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/7
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/8   [17th century]
Hinge strip without text, small piece with some text visible.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 45 x 285 mm and 55 x 45 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin T.I.22 - Thomae Campanellae stylen. ord. praed. Vniuersalis philosophiae, seu metaphysicarum rerum, iuxta propria dogmata (Paris: Burelly, 1638) bound in mid 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Archbishop of Rheims.
Digitised material for Hinge strip without text, small piece with some text visible. - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/8
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/9   1633
Language:   English
Hinge strips cut from a legal property document mentioning Edmund Kitchin.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 50 x 350 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin T.II.19 - volume 1 of Hieronymi Cardani Mediolanensis ... opera omnia (Lyons: sumptibus Ioannis Antonij Huguetan, & Marci Antonij Rauaud ..., 1663) bound in mid 17th century mottled calf.
Digitised material for Hinge strips from Cosin T.II.19 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/9 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/10   [17th century]
Language:   French
Strip from a bifolium and two strips, with manuscript text.
Parchment   3 pieces
Size: 60 x 330 mm; 30 x 140 mm; 200 x 35 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin T.II.29 and/or 30 - Avicennae arabum medicorum principis. Ex Gerardi Cremonensis versione, & Andrea Alpagi ... castigatione (Venice: apud Iuntas., 1608) binding replaced in 20th century.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin T.II.29 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/10 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/11   [17th century]
Language:   French
Two hinge strips and two smaller pieces, with some manuscript text.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: Two 70 x 270 mm and two 35 x 50 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin T.III.7 - Francisci Aguilonij e Societate Iesu opticarum libri sex (Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana, apud viduam et filios Io. Moreti., 1613) binding mid 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Bishop of Chartres.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin T.III.7 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/11 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/12   [18th century]
Language:   English
Two contiguous strips with manuscript text carrying across both, possibly used as bookmarks.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 100 x 30 mm each
Binding fragment removed from Cosin W.I.9 - Ioannis Pierij Valleriani Bellunensis hieroglyphica, seu de sacris Aegyptiorum, aliarumque gentium literis commentarij (Lyons: apud Paulum Frellon, 1626).
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/12 - Binding fragment removed from Cosin W.I.9 Digiitsed March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/13   [17th century]
Language:   English
2 hinge strips without text. Vertical hinge strengthener with some text. Horizontal strip from legal document 1641 witnessed by Rowland Doncaster.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: Two 45 x 375 mm; 130 x 45 mm; 40 x 260 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.13 volume 1 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus. (London: 1660) binding sprinkled calf over boards, late 17th century.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin W.I.13 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/13 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/14   [17th century]
Language:   English
2 hinge strips (vertical, contiguous) from a document (deposition concerning an affray).
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 370 x 50 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.14 volume 2 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus. (London: 1660) binding sprinkled calf over boards, late 17th century.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/14 - Binding fragment removed from Cosin W.I.14 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/15   [17th century]
Language:   English
Hinge strip - horizontal piece of a deed mentioning Edward Boughton, Thomas Greene, John Shuckburgh of Birdingbury (Warwickshire, manor held by the family between 1567 and 1658).
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 45 x 280 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.15 volume 3 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus. (London: 1660) binding sprinkled calf over boards, late 17th century.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/15 - Binding fragment removed from Cosin W.I.15 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/16   [17th century]
Language:   English
Hinge strip vertical strip from a legal document (land transaction).
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 375 x 45 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.16 volume 4 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus. (London: 1660) binding sprinkled calf over boards, late 17th century.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/16 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.16
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/17   [17th century]
Language:   English
2 hinge strips, blank.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 370 x 50 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.I.17 volume 5 of Critici sacri, sive Doctissimorum virorum in SS. Biblia annotationes, & tractatus. (London: 1660) binding sprinkled calf over boards, late 17th century.
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/18   [17th century]
Language:   French
2 hinge strips, one with square tabs surviving
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 50 x 310 and 70 x 310 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.III.16 - Philippus prudens Caroli V. Imp. filius Lusitaniae Algarbiae, Indiae, Brasiliae legitimus rex demonstratus a D. Ioanne Caramuel Lobkowitz (Antwerp: ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1639) binding 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Archbishop of Rheims.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/18 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.III.16
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/19   [17th century]
Language:   English
Fragments of unfolded sheets of an octavo 2 column English Bible (Ecclesiasticus).
Paper   5 pieces (fragile)
Size: 30 x 190 mm; 40 x 250 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.III.27 - The workes of Beniamin Jonson (London: printed by W. Stansby, and are to be sould by Rich: Meighen, Ano d. 1616), bound in early 17th century calf.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/19 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.III.27
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/20   [17th century]
Language:   English
Vertical hinge strip, cut from p.111-2 of The counseller: a treatise of counsels and counsellers of princes, written in Spanish by Bartholomew Phillip, Doctor of the ciuill and cannon lawe. Englished by I.T. graduate in Oxford (London: Printed by Iohn Wolfe [and J. Charlewood], 1589)
Paper    1 piece
Size: 170 x 35 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin W.V.4 - Illustriss. viri Iosephi Scaligeri Iulii Caes. a Burden f. Epistolae omnes quae reperiri potuerunt, nunc primum collectae ac editae (Leiden: ex officina Bonaventurae & Abrahami Elzevir ..., 1627), bound in mid 17th century calf with gold fillets.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/20 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.4
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/21
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.6 - Antonij Sirmondi Societatis Iesu ... De immortalitate animae. Demonstratio physica & Aristotelica. Adversus Pomponatium & asseclas (Paris: apud Ludouicum de Heuqueuille ..., 1635)
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/21/1-3   [later 15th century]
Language:   Latin
3 part pages from a 15th century printed commentary on Roman law (2 columns, folio, rotunda, ms. initial).
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 180 x 110 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.6 - Antonij Sirmondi Societatis Iesu ... De immortalitate animae. Demonstratio physica & Aristotelica. Adversus Pomponatium & asseclas (Paris: apud Ludouicum de Heuqueuille ..., 1635), bound in mid 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Bishop of Chartres.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin W.V.6 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/21/1-3 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/21/4-5   [1580s]
Language:   French
2 hinge strips from a French legal document of 1580s.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 60 x 170 mm; 40 x 170 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.6 - Antonij Sirmondi Societatis Iesu ... De immortalitate animae. Demonstratio physica & Aristotelica. Adversus Pomponatium & asseclas (Paris: apud Ludouicum de Heuqueuille ..., 1635), bound in mid 17th century calf with gilt armorial centrepiece of L. d'Estampes de Valencay, as Bishop of Chartres
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin W.V.6 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/21/4-5 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/22   [16th century]
Language:   Greek
2 pastedowns, part leaves from an early 16th century octavo edition of Euripides with manuscript annotation in Greek.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 150 x 95 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.49 - Poetae minores graeci. Hesiodus, Theocritus, Moschus ... (Cambridge: apud Tho. & Joan. Buck, & Roger. Daniel ..., 1635), bound in mid 17th century blind tooled calf.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/22 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin W.V.49
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/23   [16th/17th century]
Language:   Latin Syriac
Pastedown, most of page 29-30 of variant readings in Syriac for Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs etc. from a folio polyglot.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 390 x 250 mm
Binding fragment removed from Cosin Y.I.19 - Lodouici Caelij Rhodigini lectionum antiquarum libri XXX. recogniti ab auctore ... (Basle: per Ambrosium et Aurelium Frobenios ..., [1566]), bound in 17th century sprinkled calf.
Digitised material for Binding fragments from Cosin Y.I.19 - DUL Add.MS.1950/F/23 Digitised March 2018

DUL Add.MS.1950/F/24   [17th century]
Language:   French
2 hinge strips cut horizontally from different manuscript documents.
Parchment   2 pieces
Size: 40 x 225 mm; 50 x 230 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin Y.III.29 - Lexicon historicum, geographicum, poeticum. Authore Carolo Stephano ... (Paris: sumptibus Francisci Iacquin ..., 1620), bound in 17th century calf, gold fillets.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/24 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin Y.III.29
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/25   [17th century]
Language:   English
2 hinge strips from different printed books: outside edge of p.155-6 of William Somner's The antiquities of Canterbury (London : printed by I[ohn] L[egat] for Richard Thrale, and are to be sold at his shop at Pauls-Gate at the signe of the Crosse-Keyes, 1640); outside edge of p.105-6, chapter on divine right from English work.
Paper   2 pieces
Size: 210 x 55 mm; 205 x 80 mm
Binding fragments removed from Cosin Y.IV.8 - The antiquities of Canterbury (London : printed by I[ohn] L[egat] for Richard Thrale, and are to be sold at his shop at Pauls-Gate at the signe of the Crosse-Keyes, 1640), bound in early 17th century calf.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/25 - Binding fragments removed from Cosin Y.IV.8
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/26   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
2 pastedowns from part pages from Vulgate Bible (2 Chronicles 30) black letter type with Latin contractions in sheets and two (blank) support strips.
Paper   4 pieces
Size: 120 x 160 mm; 20 x 160 mm
Binding fragments removed from Routh XI.D.7 - More, Henry, Divine dialogues, containing sundry disquisitions and instructions concerning the attributes and providence of God (London: printed by James Flesher, 1668), bound in 17th century calf, blind fillet and tools.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/26 - Binding fragments removed from Routh XI.D.7
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/27   [16th century]
Language:   Latin
3 hinge strips, 2 folded with Latin text, the third a single piece with manuscript marks.
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 130 x 20 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Routh LXVI.K.34 - Nicolai Machiavelli Florentini disputationem de republica (Leiden: apud Petrum Leffen, 1649), bound in 17th century calf, blind fillets.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/27 - Binding fragments removed from Routh LXVI.K.34
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/28   [17th century]
Language:   English
Squares of parchment from a printed legal document mentioning James (King James I?)
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: 30 x 30 - 40 x 40 mm
Binding fragments removed from SB 0066 - du Choul, Guillaume, Discours de la religion des anciens Romains, de la castramentation & discipline militaire d'iceux (Lyon: Par Guillaume Rouille, 1581), rebound in 20th century.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/28 - Binding fragments removed from SB 0066
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/29   [17th century]
Language:   English
Pieces from an octavo Bible (Judith).
Paper   5 pieces
Size: 280 x 20 mm etc.
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0010 Browne's Pseudodoxia epidemica (London: Printed by T. H. for Edward Dod ..., 1646), bound in speckled calf, covers bordered with blind fillets, ?17th century. Rebacked 1972 when fragments were removed.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/29 - Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0010
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/30   [17th century]
Language:   English
Notes on the privileges of the Gallican and English church.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 200 x 150 mm
Found loose in SB 1336The case and cure of persons excommunicated according to the present law of England (London : printed for J.R. sold by Richard Janeway, 1682)
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/30 - Found loose in SB 1336
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/31   [17th century]
Language:   English
Notes and calculations of field sizes.
Paper   1 piece
Size: 110 x 70 mm
Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0485 - The merchants mappe of commerce: wherein the universal manner and matter of trade, is compendiously handled (London: printed by R. O. for Ralphe Mabb, 1638)
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/31 - Binding fragments removed from SB+ 0485
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/32   [16th century]
Language:   French
2 hinge strips and two supports with text from documents.
Parchment   4 pieces
Size: up to 50 x 160 mm each
Binding fragments removed from Winterbottom D160 - Nouum Testamentum Graece & Latine (Paris: Veneunt apud Ioannem Roigny sub Basilisco aut quattuor elementis, in uico Iacobaeo, 1543), bound in mid 16th century calf, covers bordered with gold fillets and with gold tooled oval centrepiece, red fore-edges. Spine with raised bands and gold tools.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/32 - Binding fragments removed from Winterbottom D160
DUL Add.MS.1950/F/33   [early 16th century]
Language:   Latin
3 pieces from a printed edition of Donatus
Paper   3 pieces
Size: 170 x 210 mm; 80 x 130 mm; 30 x 170 mm
Binding fragments removed from Winterbottom F97 - Aristotelous Technēs rhētorikēs biblia tria (London: Typis Eduardi Griffini, 1619) bound in 17th century panelled calf, covers with blind fillets and tools.
Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/F/33 - Binding fragments removed from Winterbottom F97
Add.MS. 1950/1-
Fragments of medieval and early manuscript and print material
Add.MS. 1950/1   [c.1100]
Language:   Latin
Life of St Thomas the Apostle, lower [right] part of a leaf, written in a late Caroline minuscule.
Parchment   1 piece
Size: 160 x 195 mm
Bought at the Bloomsbury auction, 19 March 2015, Misc.2014/15:55.
Formerly Add.MS. 1982
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/2   [late 11th or early 12th century]
Language:  Latin
Leaf from a volume of lives of saints, featuring parts of the lives of Saints Margaret and Adrian, written in Italy, perhaps Rome.
Parchment   1m
Size: 415 x 215 mm
Bought at Sotheby's auction 7 July 2015, acc no Misc.2014/15:104, 16 July 2015.
Formerly Add.MS. 1991
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/3   [?early 16th century]
Language:  Latin
4 bifolia from a large [?Spanish] antiphonal, folios 41, 42, 46, 47, 76, 79, 94, 97, 5 line staved plainsong, 5 lines, reused as packaging.
Parchment   8f
Size: 580 x 390 mm
Given by Michael Kerrigan, November 2015, Acc No Misc.2015/6:65.
Formerly Add.MS. 2003
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/4   [15th century]
Language:  Latin
Folio of a large breviary, possibly Spanish from the mention of St Severus bishop and martyr [of Barcelona]
Parchment   1f
Size: 540 x 360 mm
Given by Michael Kerrigan, November 2015, Acc No Misc.2015/6:65.
Formerly Add.MS. 2004
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/5   [2nd half 12th century]
Language:  Latin
Bifolium from an early music manuscript, probably a hymnal, [probably southern France], re-used as a pastedown and endleaf.
Parchment   2f
Size: 208 x 318 mm
Bought in the Bloomsbury sale in Ely House, London, of 9 December 2015, lot 15, Acc No Misc.2015/16:80, with funds from the Friends of Palace Green Library.
Formerly Add.MS. 2005
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/6   [15th century]
Language:  Latin
Scribal practise leaf [from France]. A couplet, in the master's hand is copied 11 times by the student.
Paper   1f
Size: 215 x 147 mm
Bought in the Bloomsbury sale in Ely House, London, of 9 December 2015, lot 37, Acc No Misc.2015/16:80, with funds from the Friends of Palace Green Library.
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/7   [c.1300]
Leaf from a French psalter, containing the end of Psalm 37 to the start of Psalm 39.
Parchment   1f
Size: 250 x 170 mm (trimmed)
Bought at the Thomson & Roddick auction, Carlisle, 26 May 2016, Acc No Misc:2015/16:163.
Formerly Add.MS. 2029
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/8   [mid-12th century]
Language:  Latin
Bifolium from a Romanesque noted Missal from the Low Countries, later reused as a book cover.
Parchment   2f
Size: 345 x 245 mm
Bought at the Bloomsbury Western Manuscripts and Miniatures Sale, London, 6 July 2016, Acc No Misc.2015/16:176.
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/9   [mid-12th century]
Language:  Latin
Two leaves are from a large English Romanesque homiliary.
Parchment   2f
Size: 310 x 203 mm
Bought at the Bloomsbury Western Manuscripts and Miniatures Sale, London, 6 July 2016, Acc No Misc.2015/16:176.
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/10   [2nd half 12th century]
Language:  Latin
Two bifolia from an early Gradual, probably France, perhaps Normandy or north-east coastline. Reused in a binding.
Parchment   4f
Size: 335 x 225 mm
Bought at the Bloomsbury Western & Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures Sale, London, 6 July 2017, Lot No. 8, Acc No Misc.2016/17:152
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/11   [1560s]
Language:  Latin
Printed bookplate of Martin Eisengrein, apparently removed from an unidentified Durham University Library book in about 1890.
Paper   1f
Size: 256 x 167 mm
Separate catalogue description
Add.MS. 1950/11a   21 April 1930
Letter from “Alumnus poenitens” returning the bookplate, confessing to removing it (along with others not returned) from an unidentified book in the University Library some 40 years ago.
Paper   1f
Manuscript fragments in other collections
Mickleton and Spearman MS 13, f.210
Single folio from a Durham Priory register, the remains of which is now British Library MS Stowe 930.
Separate catalogue description