DCL MS. B.III.27Tabulae
Held by: Durham Cathedral Library: Durham Cathedral Manuscripts

Manuscript codex containing two distinct tabulae, listing the contents of Augustine's De civitate dei and Gregory's Moralia in Job, acquired for Durham Priory by Thomas Lund.

Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1mk643b1362.html

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: i+89+i f
Size: 338 mm x 220 mm


Modern pencil; f.27 is paginated as 27 and 28, foliation continues with f.29.

Secundo folio: Qū amor

Written space: 265 x 170 mm. 2 columns.


Blue capitals with red flourishing, red stroking and underlining.


Standard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound many Durham manuscripts in the 19th century)

Manuscript history

Written in England?, start of 14th century.


Inscription: liber beati Cuthberti ex procuracione fratris Thome de Lund and contents list, early 14th century, f.1v
Inscription: [erased pressmark?] Liber Sancti Cuthberti de Communi almariol, mid 14th century, f.2v
Pressmark and inscription: Z Tabula de Ciuit[...] De communi libraria monachorum dunelm, early 15th century, f.3r top.
In the list of books in the common press, 1395 (pressmark Z).

Manuscript contents
(a)     f.3r-27v
Modern title: Tabula in De civitate dei Augustini
Language: Latin
(b)     f.28r-89r
Modern title: Tabula in Moralia in Job Gregorii Magni
Language: Latin

Microfilmed in 1985/86 by the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, St John's Abbey and University, Collegeville, Minnesota. Copies held by them and Durham Cathedral Library.

Digitised material for Durham Cathedral Library MS. B.III.27 - Tabulae (De civitatate dei; Moralia in Job)
Digitised December 2019 as part of the Durham Priory Library Recreated project. folio 27 has been paginated as 27 and 28; f.50* is an added small insert


Catalogi veteres librorum Ecclesiae cathedralis dunelm. Catalogues of the library of Durham cathedral, at various periods, from the conquest to the dissolution, including catalogues of the library of the abbey of Hulne, and of the mss.   OCLC citation, Surtees Society 7, (London: J.B. Nichols and Son, [1838]).

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