1414: John Neuton and the Re-Foundation of York Minster Library

Bartolus de Saxoferrato, Lectura Codicis (York Minster, MS XVI. P. 5)

Neuton’s copy of Bartolus de Saxoferrato’s Lectura Codicis is written on 329 paper leaves measuring 440 x 330 mm. There is an elaborate ten-line initial on fol. 320r. For a full description of the book see N. R. Ker and A. J. Piper, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992), IV, pp. 768-769.