Miscellaneous medieval fragments. IE TCD MS 11275 Public Deposited

Miscellaneous medieval fragments. IE TCD MS 11275

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 11275/9
  • IE TCD MS 11275/12
  • IE TCD MS 11275/7
  • IE TCD MS 11275/3
  • IE TCD MS 11275/5
  • IE TCD MS 11275/2
  • IE TCD MS 11275/11
  • IE TCD MS 11275/8
  • IE TCD MS 11275/4
  • IE TCD MS 11275/6
  • IE TCD MS 11275/1
  • IE TCD MS 11275/10
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Publisher location
  • Italy
  • Rhineland?
  • Germany
  • England?
  • France
  • Flanders?
Date Created
  • between approximately 1100-1499
Physical extent
  • 12 items
  • Presented here is a collection of 12 medieval fragments in Latin held in the Library of Trinity College Dublin's Manuscripts & Archives Research Library, dating variously from the 12th to the 15th century. IE TCD MS 11275/1 is a bible fragment from Northern France; early 13th century; glossed. Psalms 2, 6-4, 4; a complete leaf; single column, 16 lines; large Gothic script; marginal and interlinear gloss, in a smaller gothic script with calligraphic flourishes. Initials 'D' and 'C' in red and blue; rubrics and smaller red initials; some marginal trimming to the gloss. Reused in a binding. 247 x 194 mm. IE TCD MS 11275/2 is a psalter fragment from the Rhineland, Flanders, or possibly England; 2nd half of the 13th century. Psalms 2, 11-4, 8; a complete leaf; single column, 20 lines; Gothic script. Two large illuminate initials; the central space of the 'D' is worn and the 'C' contains a picture of a man in a blue robe holding a scroll set against a burnished background; smaller initials blue or gold, decorated line-fillers including large drawing of a dragon and a bird. 177 x 136mm. IE TCD MS 11275/3 is a psalter fragment from Germany; 2nd half of the 12th century. Psalms 118, 154-172; 120, 8-125; and 127, 4-129, 7; two complete bifolia, from a single gathering, continuous text in centre; single columns, 19 lines, ruled with hard point; Romanesque script. The opening word of Psalm 121 written in calligraphic capitals, the large 'l' in green and blue, others in red. Several initials have human faces (?later). A note accompanying the leaves states the bifolia had been used to bind archival accounts from Meersburg on Lake Constance. Approximately 169x 121mm. IE TCD MS 11275/4 is a psalter fragment from France; 13th century. Canticles beginning 'Audite celi' and 'Te deum laudamus'; a gathering of four complete leaves, single columns, 20 lines, gothic script, ruled with plummet. Two 4-line initials in burnished gold or blue and red, numerous smaller initials in gold/blue. 125 x 87mm. IE TCD MS 11275/5 is comprised of sermons from north Italy; mid-13th century. Two non-consecutive bifolia. Gothic miniscule, 2 columns, 49/50 lines. Titles, initials and paragraph marks in red. Reused as wrappers. 275 x 206 mm. IE TCD MS 11275/6 is a psalter fragment from Germany; 2nd half of the 12th century. Psalms 47, 3-48, 7 and 49, 17-50, 11; 11; two complete leaves, single columns, 18 lines, ruled with plummet; Romanesque script; 3-line initials 'A' and 'M', one in red, one in blue, rubrics and smaller initials in red. 288 x 200mm. IE TCD MS 11275/7 is a missal fragment from southern Germany; 2nd half of the 15th century. Missal opening for the Feast of the Purification of the Virgin; complete leaf; double columns, 25 lines; Gothic script; ruled in ink; rubrics; large 7-line initial 'S' painted with green foliage and burnished and tooled gold; smaller blue and red initials; marginal leather thumb tab; minor original vellum flaw in margin. 320 x 239 mm. IE TCD MS 11275/8 is Peter Lombard's Collectanea in Epistolas Pauli, a commentary on I Corinthians 9, 17-11, 27; from northern France, probably Paris; around 1220. A gathering of eight consecutive leaves; Gothic script, the biblical text in double columns, surrounding commentary in one column; ruled with plummet; initials red and blue, headlines in red and blue; pin pricking in margins; some 16th century marginalia on last leaf. 350 x 250mm. IE TCD MS 11275/9 is a German vesperal fragment; early 15th century. With neumes, including parts of offices for feasts of St Agatha (5 Feb) and St Gregory (11 Feb) and the Finding of the Holy Cross (3 May). Complete bifolium, leaves not consecutive; single columns; Gothic script; 8 lines with German Hufnagel notation on 5-line stave; red initials. Reused as wrapper. 370 x 240mm. IE TCD MS 11275/10 is a bible fragment from northern France; 2nd half of the 13th century. Genesis 28, 13-30, 13 and 32, 7-33, 20; a nearly complete bifolium, leaves non-consecutive; double columns, 34 lines; Gothic script; ruled with plummet; headlines and chapter heads in red or blue; one column of text trimmed. Reused as wrapper. 338 x 326mm (larger leaf). IE TCD MS 11275/11 is a bible fragment from Germany; early 15th century. Jeremiah 36, 2-38, 28. Complete leaf; double columns, 54 lines; Gothic script; ruled in ink; two 2-line initials in red or blue; headlines and chapter numbers in red; catchword at large margins preserving pin pricking. 262 x 195 mm. IE TCD MS 11275/12 is a calendar fragment from Germany; 2nd half of the 15th century. For November and December; includes entries for Saints Willibrord (Utrecht), Elizabeth of Thuringia and Othmar(St Gall); a nearly complete leaf; liturgical Gothic script; 32 lines; ruled in ink; large 'KL' in red; recovered from a binding. 349 x 175mm.
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Finding aid
  • This digitisation work was made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Resource type
  • ink
  • colored ink
  • b203343037