RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 146
Extentff. 159
TitleAMBROSIUS SUPER LUCAM
Date12th century
DescriptionTitle in alternate lines of red and green.
In nomine domini inc. capitula librorum S. Ambrosii mediol.
archiep. quos fecit in expositionem euangelii b. Luce euan-
geliste (xv. 1527) . . . . . f. 1
Inc. prol. S. Ambrosii mediol. archiep. in exp. super Lucam
Scripturi in euangelii librum - adoriamur euangelium.
Expl. prol.
Initial in gold and colour on blue ground.
Inc. lib. I. Quoniam inquit multi . . . . . 4
Initial largely in purple (with gold panels) on blue.
On 6b a nice initial in blue, red, and green.
Lib. II. 12, III. 28b, IV. 40, V. 52, VI. 87b, VII. 115, VIII. 125b,
IX. 134b, X. 139b, ending 156a: in monte complures fuisse.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 11 3/4 x 7 3/4, in double cols. of 35 lines in a fine tall round hand, with excellent initials.
Calf binding, pr. 2s. 6d.
Collation: 1(8)-20(8) (wants 8).
CustodialHistoryDoubtless from Lanthony, resembling MS 148. Though no mark remains, the style is strong evidence. It is, I believe, no. 122: Ambr. super Lucam, mediocre volumen.

Sheldon catalogue (Lambeth Palace Library LR/F/5, LR/F/6, MS 1047) shelfmark: B. 6
Former Cambridge shelfmark: I. [eta]. 19 (see published catalogue by M. R. James and Concordance IV in N. R. Ker, 'Archbishop Sancroft's Rearrangement of the Manuscripts of Lambeth Palace', in E. G. W. Bill, 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library MSS. 1222-1860', Oxford, 1972).
Later shelfmark: fol. 67
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1379

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section VIII. Patristics. Reel 6 (with MSS. 141 & 145)
RelatedMaterialMS 148 (see Custodial History).
PublnNoteK. Bennett, "The Book Collections of Llanthony Priory from Foundation until Dissolution (c. 1100-1538)", Thesis submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in the School of History at the University of Kent (2007) [Lambeth Palace Library H5183.1L52].

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GB/109/18441Ambrose (339-397); Saint; Bishop of Milan339-397
GB/109/16742Llanthony Secunda Priory; 1136-1539; Augustinian religious house1136-1539
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