formed by a dragon and a lion, of John writing on a tablet and the dove of the Holy Spirit approaching to his ear, at the beginning of the prologue to John. Fourth volume of a set of Glossed Gospels;
Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) of John holding a book, at the beginning of John. Catchwords and quire and bifolium signatures. 2 historiated initials in colours, at the beginning of the two Gospels (ff. 2, 121v), and 2 foliate initials with
Drawing of John the Baptist with holding a disk depicted with a lamb, with Salome under his feet and two lions at his sides. Includes the Summa logicae et naturalis philosophiae of John Dumbleton (d. 1349?), fellow of Merton College,
decorated in red ink; large and small red initials, many decorated with foliate or geometric patterns. Liturgy of John Chrysostom, imperfect ? John Jackson (d. 1794), antiquary: his sale, 28 April, 1784, lot 337, possibly bought by Chapman for 2s.Charles
Initial 'I'(n principio) with the eagle, symbol of John in a medallion, at the beginning of John. Includes John (ff. 3-14) and the Tractatus in Evangelium Iohannis of Augustine (ff. 14-231v).Perhaps written by the same scribe as Royal 5 B
dominus de Manchestre' [John, 4th baron De la Warr, (b. c.1345, d. 1398), his cousin], John de Waltham (d. 1395), bishop of Salisbury, John, lord Ross of Hamlake, Sir William de Skipwith (b. c.1320, d. before 1398), John de Ravensere,
the book from John Whethamstede to the Benedictines at Oxford. John Lumley's ownership inscription underneath. Thomas Netter (c. 1375-1430) of [Saffron] Walden, prior provincial of the English Carmelites and confessor to Henry V, was an opponent of John Wyclif and
(the symbol of John the Baptist) and the eagle symbol of John the Evangelist. Thomas Netter (c. 1375-1430) of [Saffron] Walden, prior provincial of the English Carmelites and confessor to Henry V, was an opponent of John Wyclif and the
Ownership inscriptions of John Theyer reading 'Liber Ioh[ann]is Theyer de Cowpers in Com. Civil. Glouc[ester]: 2º Iulii 1640', and of the Benedictine abbey of the Virgin and St. John the Evangelist, Reading, reading 'Hic est liber sancte Marie de Rading[ia].
inscribed, 16th/17th century: 'Philemon Holland / John Barone(?), and 'RB'.f. 125: inscribed, 16th century: 'Thomas baulle'(?) and John Dean'.f. 137: inscribed, 16th century: 'James Collard'.f. 149: inscribed, 16th century: 'Statutes April 1581' and 'John Wallsall'.f. 175: inscribed, 17th century: 'Edmund(?)
Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) of John, at the beginning of John. First page probably missing: inscribed 'prima pagina deficit' (f. 1).Catchwords and instruction for running titles. Indication of 'pecia'?: inscribed 'XVII pecia' (f. 44).Numerous pointing hands (maniculae).Some margins incised (ff.
Viscount Fauconberg (between 1718 and 1774: his heraldic book-plate (inside upper cover). John Jackson, 19th century: inscribed his name (1st flyleaf).Bought by the British Museum from Rev. John C. Jackson, 8 December 1866 (note on 1st flyleaf), using the Farnborough
and John Islip, abbot of Westminster abbey ? Lady Margaret Beaufort (b. 1443, d. 1509), countess of Richmond and Derby, mother of Henry VII (b. 1457, d. 1509): arms of the earldom of Richmond (f. 3); ? or ? John
'I(n) with bird heads, at the beginning of John. The shelfmark 'AII' and the title on the fore-edge in Latin in black ink and '3' on the top edge of the leaves. Matthew and Mark were presumably 'AI'. 4 full-page
to John, with coloured letters. This manuscript is part of the 'Irish-Northumbrian' group with the sigla 'DELQR', and is designed 'E': see Marsden 1999 p. 290 and n. 25. 2 full page miniatures of Evangelist portraits of Mark and John
of the text. Includes the Summa logicae et naturalis philosophiae of John Dumbleton (d. 1349?), fellow of Merton College, Oxford, (by 1338) and named as one of the original fellows of Queen's College in 1341, composed after 1335 (ff. 4-225v);
Miniature of John the Baptist, John the Evangelist and two bishop saints. Includes a calendar (ff. 2-7v).According to Morgan (1982), illuminated by the artist close in style to Matthew Paris, who perhaps later illustrated two Apocalypses, Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig
Detail of a miniature of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist. Includes a calendar (ff. 2-7v).According to Morgan (1982), illuminated by the artist close in style to Matthew Paris, who perhaps later illustrated two Apocalypses, Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig
Peterborough abbey, with table of contents, 60 royal and papal charters, and miscellaneous additions ? Prior John of Threckingham (c. 1264-1274): inscription 'Libri John Trikyngham Prioris' with a list of his books (f. 1).Added text in a 14th-century hand (f.
alchemical symbols (ff. 17v-20; 30-37; 50v-51v; 65-66, 72v-75v; 89v).John Somers (b. 1651, d. 1716), Baron Somers, lawyer and politician: inscribed 'John Somers' (f. 76v).Sir Hans Sloane (b. 1660, d. 1753), baronet, physician and collector. Purchased as part of the Sloane