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CLA 169
  • London United Kingdom British Library Add. MS 21213 (foll. 2–25) [palimpsest old]
Script Anglo-Saxon Majuscule
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written either in England or in a Continental centre with Anglo-Saxon connections. On the paper fly-leaf (fol. 1) are two probationes pennae saec. XIV: 'capitulum ecclesie Quinque ecclesie', referring presumably to Fünfkirchen (now Pécs) in Hungary. Bought by the British Museum from Edwin Tross, Paris, in 1856.

CLA Vol. 2
TM Number TM 66273
Support Parchment
Contents Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Lc, fragm.).
Script Commentary

Script is a compressed Anglo-Saxon majuscule verging on minuscule, of a type recalling London Egerton 1046 (foll. 17–31, CLA 2.194b): d and n have the minuscule form, R and S both the uncial and the minuscule form. An entry in Caroline minuscule saec. X occurs on fol. 19.


☛McGurk, Gospel books no. 19.

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