lex: Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 265

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 265

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Repository:

Cambridge (Great Britain)
Corpus Christi College
265

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): Cb

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History:

Origin:
2nd half of the 11th century, England (Worcester ?) (Mordek); 1st half of the 11th century, England (Hartmann)

Provenance:
Worcester, in the 16th century in possession of Matthew Parker, who donated the manuscript to the Corpus Christi College. (Mordek)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 273 sheets (2 parts, second part from the 12th century)
Size: 270 x 170 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 3 - 4
    Admonitio spiritualis doctrinae
  • 4 - 7
    Admonitio episcopalis vitae
  • 7 - 17
    letters from Alcuin
  • 17 - 20
    excerpts from Isidore of Seville, Sententiae
  • 20 - 22
    First capitulary of Gerbald of Liège
  • 22 - 37
    Excerptiones Pseudo-Egberti
  • 37 - 70
    canonical excerpts (inter aliam penitentials)
  • 71 - 72
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis (1, 85-87; 2, 34)
  • 72 - 83
    Old English handbook
  • 83 - 91
    Admonitio generalis
  • 91 - 93
    Institutio canonicorum of the Council of Aachen from 816
  • 94 - 100
    canonical excerpts (inter aliam penitentials, Irish canons)
  • 100 - 104
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 105 - 112
    Exempla Saxonica accastigationis hominum
  • 113 - 121
    Collectio of Radulf of Bourges
  • 121 - 160
    Capitula episcoporum of Theodulf of Orléans
  • 160 - 180
    Litterae episcopales of Aelfric
  • 180 - 198
    Homilies of Wulfstan
  • 199 - 208
    excerpts from the Collectio Dionysio-Hadriana
  • 209 - 215
    Formulae of benediction and excommunication, beginning of a map
  • 216 - 231
    Laws of King Edgar I
  • 232 - 236
    empty
  • 237 - 268
    letters from Aelfric to his monks
  • 269 - 298
    excerpts from the Liber officialis of Amalarius of Metz
  • 298 - 329
    Pontificale Romano-Germanicum
  • 329 - 367
    Eclogae de ordine Romano of Amalarius of Metz
  • 368 - 442
    Bernold of Constance, Micrologus de ecclesiasticis observationibus
  • 443 - 554
    Hugo of Fleury, Historia ecclesiastica sive Chronicon

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London, British Library, Cotton Otho E.XIII

London, British Library, Cotton Otho E.XIII

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Repository:

London (Great Britain)
British Library
Cotton Otho E.XIII


History:

Origin:
9th/10th century or beginning of the 10th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

Provenance:
St. Augustine in Canterbury (12th / 13th century) (Bischoff)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 180 foll.
Size:

Lines: 30

Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1
    introduction page
  • 2v - 3v
    preface and table of content
  • 3v - 11v
    Liber ex lege Moysi
  • 11v - 128r
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 131r - v
    Synod of Rom of 721
  • 132v - 133r
    Epistola ad episcopos in Campo hAi
  • 136r
    prologue zur Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 139r - 141v
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 141v - 143r
    Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona
  • 146v - 150r
    Christian legend
  • 150r - v, 152r - 179v
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 151r - v
    penitential

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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Hatton 42

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Repository:

Oxford (Great Britain)
Bodleian Library
Hatton 42

Siglum (by Mordek 1995): O1

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History:

Origin:
ca. middle of the 9th century, Brittany (foll. 189-204) (Mordek); part I: ca. 1st third of the 9th century, Brittany, part II: ca. 1st/2nd quarter of the 9th century, North France (?) (Bischoff)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 204 sheets (3 parts)
Size: 315 x 215 mm


Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1r - 130r
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 130r - 132v
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 132v - 133v
    Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona
  • 134v - 138r
    Lex Romana Visigothorum (Gai Institutiones I)
  • 138r - 139r
    kinship panels
  • 138v
    Addendum of the 10th or 11th century: Lex Romana Burgundionum (tit. 2,1-6)
  • 138v
    Addendum of the 10th or 11th century: Epitome Aegidii (Nov. Valent. 3)
  • 139v
    notes on weights and measures
  • 142r - v
    fragment of a penitential
  • 142v - 188v
    Collectio canonum Dionysio-Hadriana
  • 188v - 204v
    collection of capitularies of Ansegis
  • 204v
    Epitome Aegidii (CTh 9,1,11; Addendum of the 10th or 11th century)

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Orléans, Bibliothèque Municipale, 221

Orléans, Bibliothèque Municipale, 221

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Repository:

Orléans (France)
Bibliothèque Municipale
221

Digital image available at Bibliothèque virtuelle


History:

Origin:
~middle of the 9th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

Provenance:
Fleury (Bischoff, Coumert)


Physical description:


Quires:
Number: 212 pages
Size: 320 x 213 mm
Text block: 255 x 158 mm
Lines: 29

Script:

Glosses:


Contents:

  • 1 - 16
    Liber ex lege Moysi
  • 16 - 21
    various excerpts of theological and historical content
  • 22
    treatise on sundays and on the creation of the world, scribal note
  • 23 - 206
    Collectio canonum Hibernensis
  • 206 - 212
    Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
  • 212
    Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona (7 chapters)

References:

  • Kéry 1999 p. 73
  • Bischoff 2004 p. 347
  • Coumert 2014 p. 239-246
  • Bougard 2015 p. 55-58
  • Catalogue général des manuscrits des Bibliothèques Publiques de France. Départements 12: Orléans, Paris 1889.

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12021

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12021

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    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 12021

    Digital image available at BnF 12021 BnF 12238

    Note(s): Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12021 (foll. 140-141) and Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 12238 (fol. 129) belong together

    History:

    Origin:
    7th/8th century, North France (CLA); 7th/8th century (CLA) / ~middle to 2nd half of the 9th century, French (Corbie) (Breton) (Bischoff HA); 7th century (Meyer); beginning of the 10th century, Brittany (Hartmann); Foll. 1-139: ~3rd quarter of the 9th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    Lat. 12021 belonged to St Germain (shelfmark 121, olim 572nd). There's a note of possession from Corbie from the 17th century. Lat. 12238 was in St Germain des Prés during the 13th century (shelfmark 855, olim 374). (CLA)


    Physical description:


    Quires:
    Number: 141 foll.
    Size: 320 x ca. 240 mm
    Text block: ca. 260 x ca. 160 mm
    Lines: 32

    Script:

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1v - 27v
      commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
    • 27r - 32v
      theological text
    • 33r - 127r
      Collectio canonum Hibernensis
    • 127v - 132v
      De ordinatione episcopi
    • 132v - 133v
      Lex innocentium of Adamnán of Iona
    • 133v - 134r
      Canones of the Councils of Ancyra and Neocaesarea
    • 134r - 135r
      excerpts fromFinnian von Clonard's penitential
    • 135r - 138r
      Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
    • 138r - 139r
      Canones Hibernenses I and II
    • 140r - 141v
      Lex Romana Visigothorum (Tituli, explanationes titulorum, text of Nov. Theod. and Valent., along with fol. 129 of Lat. 12238)

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    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3182

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Lat. 3182

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    Repository:

    Paris (France)
    Bibliothèque Nationale
    Lat. 3182

    Siglum (by Mordek 1995): P41
    Siglum (by Eckhardt 1962): K 40

    Digital image available at BnF


    History:

    Origin:
    turn from the 10th to the 11th century, Brittany (Eckhardt 1962 following Bischoff); 2nd half of the 10th century, written by a Discipulus Maeloc in Brittany (according to colophon p. 356) (Mordek); 10th/11th century (Bischoff HA); 9th/10th century (Coumert); ca. 2nd half of the 10th century, Brittany (Bischoff)

    Provenance:
    In possession of Jean Bigot; in Paris since 1706. (Eckhardt 1962); Fécamp Abbey (Mordek, Coumert)


    Physical description:

    Material: Parchment
    Quires:
    Number: 177 foll. (paginated 1 - 115, 117 - 170, 172 - 356)
    Size: 400-410 x 275 mm


    Script: Caroline minuscule

    Glosses:


    Contents:

    • 1a - 19a
      excerpts from the Bible and the Church Fathers, among others Liber ex lege Moysi (fols 1-12)
    • 19a - 160b
      Collectio canonum Hibernensis
    • 160b - 164a
      Excerpta de libris Romanorum et Francorum
    • 164b - 183b, 264b - 308a, 310a - 312a, 338b - 356b
      various penitentials and canon law
    • 183b - 264b
      Collectio canonum Dionysio-Hadriana
    • 308a - 310a
      Liber pontificalis
    • 312a - 313b
      Capitulare legibus additum
    • 313b - 315a
      Capitulare missorum
    • 315a - 338b
      Lex Salica (long prologue of type D, list of titles and text of the Karolina emendata) Stemma

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