Manuscript described by Orietta Da Rold with the assistance of Hollie Morgan and George Younge, with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2013), in The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220, edited for e-codices, 2020.
- Insular minuscule. Ker 1957 describes the hand as 'ugly [...] round and upright and fairly large' (p. 347), and notes the following characteristics:
- a often Caroline.
- e open at the top.
- f the cross-bar transects the shaft.
- s low, round and long forms used, but long only used in the ligature st.
- ð long upstroke.
- ascenders short.
- descenders short.
- gˉ used for ge-
- cw used for cwæð
- hwˉ used for hwæt
- fˉ used for for
- long s used in st ligatures.
Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: Septuagesima
[me]rgen ond ƿolde hirian …–… mid þam naman ys gesƿu
According to Ker 1957 the leaf is complete, except for probably five lines missing at the head (p. 347).
- Godden 1979, 41-42
- Ker 1957, Item 285
- Thorpe, 1844-46, pp. 72-74
- Breslauer, Martin, 'Item 4', in Catalogue 90 (London, 1958)
- Gneuss, Helmut, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A List of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100 (Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001), item 828
- Godden, Malcolm, ed., Ælfric's Catholic Homilies: The Second Series; Text, EETS, SS 5 (London: Oxford University Press, 1979)
- Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 285
- Ker, N. R. 'A Supplementary Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon', Anglo-Saxon England, 5 (1976), 121-31
- Thorpe, B., ed., The Sermones Catholici or Homilies of Ælfric, Ælfric Society, 2 vols (1844-46)