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Shelfmark MS. Eng. bib. c. 2
Summary Catalogue no. 31345
Summary of contents St. John's Gospel, Old English version (fragments).
Language Old English
Origin English
Date 11th century, first half
Material parchment

Coloured initials.

Catalogue image Vol. 6, p. 36
Manuscript image fol. 9r John 2.6. with inscription at top of page: [This Saxon Fragment of St. Johns Gospell was us'd as the Cover to a Court Book] at Flixton Hall in Suffolk Anno 1722 Tho: Martin.
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 621

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
Richard Marsden, ' 'Ask what I am called': the Anglo-Saxons and their bibles', in The Bible as Book: the manuscript tradition, eds. John L. Sharpe III & Kimberly Van Kampen, London & New Castle, DE: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1998, pp. 145-176, at p. 176
Ursula Lenker, Die Westsächsische Evangelienversion und die Perikopenordnungen im angelsächsischen England (Münchener Universitäts-Schriften, Philosophische Fakultät, Texte und Untersuchungen zur Englischen Philologie, Band 20), Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag), 1997, as siglum 'L', at pp. 2, 21, 25-7, 41-2
Michiko Ogura, 'Punctuation problems on five manuscripts of the West Saxon Gospels', in Medieval heritage: essays in honour of Tadahiro Ikegami, eds. M. Kanno and others, Tokyo: Yushodo Press Co., Ltd., 1997, pp. 179-187, at p. 179 ff.
Mildred Budny, Insular, Anglo-Saxon, and Early Anglo-Norman manuscript art at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: an illustrated catalogue, 2 vols., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1997, Vol. I, p. 578
Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile (eds. Phillip Pulsiano & A. N. Doane), vol. 3, Anglo-Saxon Gospels, descriptions by Roy M. Liuzza & A. N. Doane (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 144), Binghamton, New York: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1995, pp. 30-1 [with microfiche reproduction]
David N. Dumville, 'English libraries before 1066: use and abuse of the manuscript evidence' [revised version of article first printed 1981], in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: basic readings, ed. Mary P. Richards (Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England, vol. 2 = Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, vol. 1434), New York & London 1994, pp. 169-219, at p. 201 [= Gneuss no. 621]

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