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Volume / Number: 2 / 132

CLA 132
  • Cambridge United Kingdom Magdalene College Pepysian MS 2981 (2)
  • London United Kingdom British Library Sloane MS 1086 (fol. 119)
Script Insular Majuscule
Date VIII (701 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably in England, in a centre under Irish influence. The Cambridge leaf was a specimen in Pepys's 'Calligraphical collection', the London leaf is from a scrap-book of fragments gathered by the shoemaker and antiquary John Bagford (1650–1716), Pepys's contemporary.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66236
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Lc 10.21–22, 29–30; 10.39–11.5).
Script Commentary

Script is a rather heavy and bold Insular majuscule with R and S mostly uncial, d and n regularly in the minuscule form.


☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 4.

Last modified 31 July 2017