Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 265

  • Latin, Old English
  • s. xi2
  • English manuscripts
  • parchment
A manuscript collection of canon law, including a number of Old English texts.
Provenance and related aspects
Latin, Old English
s. xi2
second half of the 11th century (Ker).
Origin, provenance
The manuscript appears to have been associated with Wulfstan (II), bishop of Worcester (d. 1095). See Ker (1957) for details.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Parker Library on the Web: manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Online: Stanford Libraries, 2009–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of manuscripts containing Anglo-Saxon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957.
Dennis Groenewegen
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September 2014, last updated: July 2022