The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark B.3.17
Manuscript Title Glossed Gospels of St Matthew and St Mark
Alternative Title Matthaeus et Marcus Glosati.
James Number 96
Century 13th
Physical Description Text 25 lines to a page. Clear but ugly hand.
Provenance Given by Whitgift. First quire gone, no mark survives. Most likely from Buildwas. [Ker (1964) rejects Buildwas.]
Donor Whitgift, John (1530/31?–1604), Archbishop of Canterbury, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 33 x 23
Folio 122 ff.
Material Parchment
Language Latin
Collation a8-h8 i2 | k8-q8.
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1. Matthaeus Glosatus.
f.1 Begins imperfectly in (vi. 13)
in temptationem ύ sed libera
Ends f.66b.
2. Marcus Glosatus.
Gloss. Primum expulsio demonis in sinagoga.
B. marcus petri discipulus.
There are two curious light blue and red initials: the second (f.68) has a lion.
Ends f.122a.
Expl. Marchus Euuangelista.
f.122b blank.


Ker, N. R., Medieval Libraries of Great Britain, Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks 3, 2nd edn (London, 1964)

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