Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 183

Present Location
Shelfmark

183

Date
Medieval Provenance

General Information

Ker

42

Gnuess/Lapidge

56

Summary

English land grant of 1071-80. The main text was written in s. x1, and the manuscript was in Northumbria in the tenth century after its donation by Æthelstan to the Lindisfarne community at Chester-le-Street in 934 or 937. Old English addition made in Durham.

Digital Surrogate

Manuscript Items
  1. Item: fols 70-92

     

    • Title (D.5): Latin-Old English Glossary [Bede's prose and verse lives of St. Cuthbert]

      Rubric (initial): (fol. 70r) Haec sunt quae in libello sequenti caraxata suntatquearchana

      Incipit: (fol. 70r) Tetricas obscuritates. lichinos grece.

      Explicit: (fol. 92v) sancticudberhti lindis arensis ae acxxe eposcopidominogratias. amen.

      Note: Nineteen glosses in an otherwise Latin glossary.

      Bibliography: 

      Ker 1957, item 42

      Jaager 1936, p. 380

      Meritt 1945, no. 8

         

    • Item: fol. 96v

       

      • Title (B.16.8.4): Congregation of St Cuthbert: List of Plate

        Incipit: (fol. 96v) Tea. calices.ondsex. disces.ondtwoegentig bleod.

        Explicit: (fol. 96v) ondðrea un rinade

        Note: A list of chalices, bowls etc.

        Bibliography: 

        Ker 1957, item 42

        Robertson 1939, no. 4

        Craster 1925, p. 194

           

      • Item: fol. 96v

         

        • Title (B.16.8.2): Congregation of St Cuthbert: Grants

          Incipit: (fol. 96v) Walchear bisceop ond Eal sancte Cuðberhtes hyred Sealdan ealdgyðe þæt land æt ðornhlawa

          Explicit: (fol. 96v) ondeac he lænde hyreþætland æt ƿinde gatum ealle ða hƿile þe hyre þearf byð

          Note: The contemporary record of a grant of land by Walcher, bishop of Durham 10701-80 and the congregation of St. Cuthbert.

          Bibliography: 

          Ker 1957, item 42

          Robertson 1939, no. 2


        Object Description

        Form

        Form Codex


        Hand Description


        Additional Information

        Administration Information

        Manuscript described by Mary Swan and Owen Roberson with the assistance of Johanna Green, with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2013).

        Surrogates

        Digital surrogate: https://parker.stanford.edu/parker/catalog/qv695jy8078 (accessed 18 July 2018)


        History

        Provenance

        Durham

        Bibliography

        Black, John R., 'Innovation and tradition in representations of St. Cuthbert in medieval England', Medieval Perspectives, 17:2 (2003), 38-50

        Craster, Herbert Henry Edmund, 'Some Anglo-Saxon Records of the See of Durham', Archaeologia Æliana, 4.1 (1925), 189

        Dekker, Kees, 'Anglo-Saxon encyclopaedic notes: tradition and function', in Foundations of Learning: The Transfer of Encyclopaedic Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages, ed. Rolf Bremmer, Medievalia Groningana New Series, 9 (Paris: Peeters, 2007), pp. 279-315

        Jaager, W., 'Age. Glossen zur Vita Cuthberti', Betræge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur, 60 (1936), 380

        Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 42

        Lendinara, Patrizia, 'Secondary glosses', in Anglo-Saxon Glosses and Glossaries, ed. Patrizia Lendinara, Variorum Collected Studies Series, 622 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999), pp. 71-86

        Meritt, Herbert Dean, Old English Glosses, The Modern Language Association of America, General Series, xvi (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1945)

        Robertson, A.J., Anglo-Saxon Charters, 2nd edn (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1939)

        Rollason, David, 'St. Cuthbert and Wessex: the evidence of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS. 183', St Cuthbert, his Cult and his Community to A.D. 1200, ed. Gerald Bonner (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 1989), pp. 413-24

        Sole, Laura M., 'Some Anglo-Saxon Cuthbert Liturgica: the manuscript evidence', Revue bénédictine, 108:1-2 (1998), 104-44