Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 305: William of Nottingham OFM, Commentary on Vnum ex quatuor

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William of Nottingham's Commentary on the Gospels, contained in CCCC MS 305, is essentially a commentary on the concordance of the four Gospels and derives from works such as Zacharias of Besançon (Chrysopolitanus) OPrem (fl. c. 1131-60), De concordia euangelistarum (Vnum ex quatuor), which is contained in CCCC MS 27. The book has been dated to the last quarter of the fourteenth century. This William of Nottingham (d. after 1330) was provincial of the English Franciscans 1316-30 and must be distinguished from another William of Nottingham (d. after 1254) also a Franciscan, to whom the earlier literature ascribed this work.
Commentary on Vnum ex quatuor


Alternative title Nottingham Super Evangelia
Type of resource mixed material
Extent ff. 2 + 352 + 1
Date created [ca. 1375 - 1399]
Language Latin
Material Vellum
Layout 43-41 lines to a page
Height (mm) 250
Width (mm) 175
Collation a(2) 1(12)-3(12) (+ 7*) 4(12)-8(12) | 9(6) 10(12)-12(12) (+ slip) 13(12)-18(12) (+ 1) 19(12) | 20(12)-29(12) 30(8), 1 flyleaf.
Writing clearly written
Foliation ff. a + i-ii + 1-129 + 129a + 130-353 + b-c
Additions On f. iiv: Incipit quedam extractio extracta ab illa magna compilacione que appellatur Notyngham super euangelia. In hac extractione non exponuntur omnia euangelia sed aliqua que videbantur extractori fore magis proficua minus literatis ... et sic continuatur illa quotacio foliorum ordinatim ascendendo usque ad finem libri.
2 fo. Da michi, uelaminum

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M.R. James Date xiv late
Downloadable James Catalogue Record
Superseded Interim Catalogue Record
TJames 214
Stanley O. 9
Location MS 305
Repository UK, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Parker Library

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