London. British Library, Harley MS 628

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The British Library, Polonsky Pre-1200 Project
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London. British Library
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  • British Library, Harley MS 628
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Language
  • Latin
Title
  • Psalter with gloss in Latin
Description
  • This 12 th -century manuscripts contains a Psalter with Glossa Ordinaria . Its style of decoration (Channel style) indicates that it was produced in England or France. Contents: ff. 1v-227r: The Book of Psalms with Glossa Ordinaria . ff. 227r-238r: Canticles of Isaiah, Hezekiah, Anna, Moses (Exodus), Habacuc, Moses (Deuteronomy), with glosses. ff. 238r-241r: The Athanasian Creed ( Quicumque Vult ). The manuscript contains two additions: f. 1r: A 17 th -century title page: ‘PSALTERIUM UNA CUM Glossa quae dicitur Ordinaria Et duabus alijs Cantica itidem S. Scripturae ut Esaiae Ezechiae Annae etc. et Symbolum Athanasij’. f. 242r: A 15 th - or 16 th -century table of contents: ‘Codex iste continet’. [ff. 241v, 242r, and 242v are empty]. Decoration: 3 large initials marking the threefold division of the Book of Psalms (Psalms 1, 51, and 101): 1 large puzzle initial in red, blue and gold containing foliate decoration (including a white rose) in colours painted over the original initial (f. 1v) in the 17(?) th century; 2 large initials with foliate interlace, containing zoomorphic figures in colours and gold (ff. 87r, 160v). Large and small initials in red, green, ochre or blue, with foliate penwork decoration in red, blue, green, or ochre; Small initials in red, green, ochre or blue throughout the manuscript. One incipit in display capitals in colours (f. 87r). The manuscript’s title (PSALTERIUM) in display capitals in colours (f. 1v), added in the 17th century.
Place
  • Preferred form
    • England (United Kingdom)
    Original form
    • England
    Other form
    • Angleterre
    • Angleterre (Cantorbéry ?).
    • Angleterre.
    • Angleterre (dioc. de Salisbury)
    • Angleterre (West Country, Winchcombe ?)
    • Angleterre (Sud ?)
    • Angleterre (Winchester ?).
    • Angleterre (Sud, Wessex ?)
    • Angleterre (Sud : Canterbury ?)
    • Angleterre (Winchester)
    • Angleterre (Canterbury, Christ Church ?)
    • Angleterre (Canterbury ?)
    • Angleterre (Cornouaille ou Pays de Galles ?)
    • Angleterre (Ramsey ?)
    • Salisbury (Angleterre) ?
    • Angleterre ?
    • Anglaterra
    • Inglaterra
    • Engeland
    • Angleterre (Salisbury ?)
    • Anglaterra (Salisbury?)
    • Inglaterra (Salisbury?)
    • England (Salisbury?)
    • [Oxford?]
    • [England]
    • England, Norwich?
    • England, Canterbury, St. Augustine's Abbey?
    • England, Cornwall?
    • England, St. Albans?
    • England, North?
    • England, York?
    • England, Witham?
    • England, Winchester or St. Albans
    • England, Reading or Leominster
    • England, Cirencester?
    • England, Sherborne?
    • England, Worcester?
    • England, Bury St. Edmunds?
    • England, Tewkesbury?
    • England, East Anglia?
    • England, Peterborough?
    • England, Mercia?
    • England, Canterbury, Christ Church?
    • England, Canterbury, St. Augustine's?
    • England, Winchester?
    • England, Oxford?
    • Flanders (possibly executed in England)
    • England and Netherlands
    • England, Canterbury?
    • England, West Midlands?
    • England, London?
    • England, Crowland?
    • England, Wessex?
    • England, Reading?
    • England, Northeast?
    • England, Southeast?
    • England, Ely?
    • England, Winchester or Hereford?
    • England, Salisbury?
    • England, Oxford or Salisbury
    • German (but made in England)
    • England, South East (?)
    • England. Peterborough (?) or Lincoln (?)
    • Hereford?, England
    • England, Durham ?
    • England, Durham?
    • England, probably Durham
    • England, Oxford (?)
    • England, possibly Oxford
    • England (?Oxford)
    • England, Durham (?)
    • England, London/Westminster
    • Unknown, possibly London and Cambridge
    • Royal Chancery, London; Cambridge
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  • Preferred form
    • France, Northern
    Original form
    • Northern France
    Other form
    • France (Nord).
    • France (Nord)
    • Nord de la France
    • Nord de la France (Picardie)
    • France (Nord : Fécamp ?)
    • Nord de la France (Laon?)
    • Nord de la France (Saint-Amand-en-Pévèle?)
    • France (Nord, région de Soissons)
    • Nord de la France, Paris (?)
    • Nordfrankreich
    • França (nord)
    • Francia (norte)
    • Frankrijk (noorden)
    • Laon
    • France (nord : Laon ?)
    • França (nord: Laon?)
    • Nordfrankreich (Laon?)
    • Northern France (Laon?)
    • Francia (norte: Laon?)
    • Northern France (Paris?)
    • France, North, Chelles (nunnery) or Jouarre (nunnery) (?)
    • France, North
    • Northern France
    • Northern France
    • Northern France, Paris (?)
    • [Nordfrankreich]
    • Oberitalien und Nordfrankreich
    • Noord-Frankrijk
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