Manuscripts

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 139

  • Latin
  • c. 1170
  • English manuscripts
  • vellum

A vellum manuscript of northern English provenance.

Identifiers
Shelfmark
139
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Date
c. 1170
c. 1170.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Table of contents
Legend
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Locus

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  • f. 23ra.34: meaning folio 23 recto, first column, line 34
  • f. 96vb.m: meaning folio 96, verso, second column, middle of the page (s = top, m = middle, i = bottom)
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Sources

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Parker Library on the Web: manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Online: Stanford Libraries. URL: <https://parker.stanford.edu/parker>.

Secondary sources (select)

Parker Library on the Web: manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Online: Stanford Libraries. URL: <https://parker.stanford.edu/parker>.
Dumville, David N., “The sixteenth-century history of two Cambridge books from Sawley”, Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 7:4 (1980): 427–444.
James, M. R., A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Cambridge, 1912.  
Volume 1, in three parts: pt. 1 (nos. 1-100), pt. 2 (nos. 1-156) and pt. 3 (nos. 157-250). Volume 2, in four parts: pt. 4 (nos. 251-350), pt. 5 (nos. 351-450), pt. 6 (nos. 451-358), pt. 7 (Introduction, corrigenda, etc., and index).
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link>, <link> HathiTrust: <link>
Vol. 1, 317–323 [id. 139.]

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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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April 2013, last updated: July 2022