RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 217
Extentff. 272
TitleIOB. MATTHAEUS. EPP. PAULI.
Date12th century-13th century
DescriptionI.
1. Job glosatus.
i a blank. On i b gloss begins in double columns.
Quedam historice hic dicuntur et allegorice
Inc. liber Job. . . . . . f. 1
Good initial in red, outline with dragon.
The gloss is copious at first, and quite commonly fills all the
margins. It ends 77a: id quod non transit operatur. Expl. lib.
beatissimi iob.
77b blank.

II.
2. 78a blank. Gloss begins on 78b (in double columns).
Quedam historice, etc. (as art. 1).
The text has a rough initial in red and green . . . . . 79
Gloss ceases on 84b; text ends unfinished 85b.
roborasti. Nunc autem uenit

III.
3. 86a has title. Matheus Inperfectus (Glosatus in I volumine [faint]).
Below: de v(to) gradu primi armarii.
(Lanthony Catalogue quintus gradus primi armarii .66. SS. Ma-
theus imperfectus, quaternus simplex, et Johannes glosatus in
eodem).
On 86b are some notes and an erased inscription.
Memorial' mag. R. de merkley pro
Matheus glosatus. Prol. Matheus ex iudea . . . . . 87
The gloss on the prologue is sparse. It ceases on 122b.
Text ends in xiii. qui seminauit bonum semen in agro suo.
126b blank.

IV.
4. 127a blank, notes on verso.
Epistolae Pauli glosatae . . . . . 128
Inc. Ep. b. Pauli ad Rom.
A handsome initial in red outline set on a ground of red, blue,
green and yellow.
The tops of the leaves are torn and the first words of the gloss
are gone.
Headlines in green, red and black.
1 Cor. 161b. Fine initial, blue and red outline: particoloured ground.
2 Cor. 194b. Similar initial.
Gal. 217. Similar initial.
Eph. 228. Similar initial, with human figure.
Phil. 238. Similar initial.
Col. 244b. Similar initial.
1 Thess. 251. Similar initial.
2 Thess. 257. Similar initial.
1 Tim. 260b. Similar initial.
2 Tim. 268b. Similar initial, one page only ending (i. 5):
in auia tua loy(de).
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. (I) 10 x 6 1/2, (III) 10 1/4 x 7. Four portions: I, text 18 lines, cent. xiii early; II, text 18 lines, cent. xiii (or xii late); III, text 11-13 lines, cent. xiii; IV, text 21 lines, cent. xii. All well written.
Calf binding, pr. 2s.
The leaves of IV especially are damaged at the top.
Collation: 1(8)-10(8) || 11(8) || 12 (one) 13(8)-17(8) 18 (one) [12 and 18 may be a single sheet forming the cover of III] || 19(8)-36(8) (wants 7, 8).
CustodialHistoryProbably all are from Lanthony. Portion I may be no. 85, Job glosatus quaternus; III is certainly no. 66; IV owing to damage is not certainly identifiable.

Former Cambridge shelfmarks (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):
ff. i, 1-85: N. [eta]. 16
ff. 86-127: bundle 3, no. 11
ff. 128-268: G. [theta]. 17
Later shelfmarks:
ff. i, 1-85: quarto 17
ff. 86-127: bundle 3, no. 11
ff. 128-268: fol. 137
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1350

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section VI. Biblical Studies. Reel 20 (with MS. 208)

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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) [H5183.1L52].

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