Manuscripts
Manuscript:
Lichfield, Cathedral Library, St Chad Gospels = Llandeilo/St Chad Gospels
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Endres, Bill [dir.], Manuscripts of Lichfield Cathedral, Online: University of Kentucky, College of Arts & Sciences. URL: <https://lichfield.ou.edu/>. 
Website offering digital reproductions of two manuscripts in Lichfield Cathedral Library: the St Chad Gospels and the Wycliffe New Testament. In 2014, images were captured of “dry-point glosses and the state of pigment in the St Chad Gospels ... including previously unknown dry-point glosses” (identified as glosses containing Old English personal names).
Endres, Bill, Digitizing medieval manuscripts: the St Chad Gospels, materiality, recoveries, and representation in 2D & 3D, ARC - Medieval Media Cultures, Leeds: ARC Humanities Press, 2019. 128 pp.  
abstract:
What does it mean to digitize a medieval manuscript? This book examines this question by exploring a range of advanced imaging technologies, from multispectral to 3D to reflectance transformation imaging. To understand imaging technologies requires an understanding of the complex materiality of what is being digitized and, to this end, the book focuses on the relationship between digital technologies and the complex materiality of manuscripts and the human bodies that engages them.

From this perspective, the chapters explore imaging technologies, interfaces to present digital surrogates, and limitations to and enhancements through the digital. But lest past photographic information be lost, the book also examines historical photographs, exploring their rich visual information, and how digitizing and comparing them transforms what can be known. Examples and innovations from the author’s work digitizing the eighth-century St. Chad Gospels at Lichfield Cathedral are provided.
Endres, Bill, “The St Chad Gospels: ligatures and the division of hands”, Manuscripta: A Journal for Manuscript Research 59:2 (2015): 159–186.  
abstract:
This article explores the group of scribes who copied the eighth-century St. Chad Gospels and attempts to establish their number. Because of the regularity of script and inadequate reproductions available to earlier investigators, this question has been insufficiently pursued. In the past, the consistency of hands has encouraged a single- or perhaps two-scribe theory. However, regularity of script can be deceptive. To identify scribes, scholars of Insular manuscripts regularly turn to features such as ink preferences, abbreviations, and pricking of vellum. In the case of the St. Chad Gospels, ligatures at the ends of lines provide significant evidence. They suggest that at least four scribes, or possibly more, copied the St. Chad Gospels, and that the script was the product of a well-orchestrated effort by multiple scribes directed by a master scribe.
Brown, Michelle P., “The Lichfield / Llandeilo Gospels reinterpreted”, in: Kennedy, Ruth, and Simon Meecham-Jones (eds), Authority and subjugation in writing of medieval Wales, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 57–70.
Brown, Michelle P., “The Lichfield Angel and the manuscript context: Lichfield as a centre of Insular art”, Journal of the British Archaeological Association 160 (2007): 8–19.  
abstract:
It has long been surmised that Lichfield, which at the end of the 8th and beginning of the 9th centuries even served as England's third archbishopric for a time, may have been a notable centre of religious culture. None the less, the site's traumatic history of despoliation by Viking and puritanical Civil War forces has led to an absence of artworks in situ or of early archives. The recent excavation by Warwick Rodwell of what is thought to be the shrine of St Chad, including the carefully deposited remains of an imposing sculptural slab depicting an angel has gone some considerable way towards rectifying such lacunae. The angel probably formed half of an Annunciation panel which acted as a gable end from a stone house-shaped tomb, for which formal and stylistic parallels are here adduced. These would suggest a date for the piece of late 8th or early 9th century, a time when kings Offa and Coenwulf of Mercia were both patronising Lichfield. Remarkably, the angel retains much of its original polychrome pigmentation and the unusual palette, consisting of shades of purple, white and black—not the most obvious colours to use for stone sculpture—raises interesting connections with two manuscripts that have been associated with early Lichfield: the Lichfield Gospels and the Book of Cerne. This paper goes on to explore the relationship between these works and concludes that the Lichfield Gospels was made during the mid-8th century, probably at Lindisfarne but for another centre which is likely to have been Chad of Lindisfarne's shrine at his foundation of Lichfield. This book features a palette of purples and white, perhaps prompted by Bedan exegesis, and the stone sculptures added to Chad's shrine around 800 may have been coloured similarly to complement the Gospelbook. The Book of Cerne, probably made for Bishop Aethelwald of Lichfield (818–30) also features these colours, inter alia, and its St John evangelist symbol offers the closest analogy for the treatment of the angel's plumage, further reinforcing the likelihood of a Lichfield origin for this important prayerbook.
Marx, Susanne, “The miserable beasts — animal art in the Gospels of Lindisfarne, Lichfield and St Gallen”, Peritia 9 (1995): 234–245.
Jenkyns, Dafydd, and Morfydd E. Owen, “The Welsh marginalia in the Lichfield Gospels. Part II: The ‘surexit’ memorandum”, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 7 (Summer, 1984): 91–120.
Jenkins, Dafydd, and Morfydd E. Owen, “The Welsh marginalia in the Lichfield Gospels. Part I”, Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies 5 (Summer, 1983): 37–65.
Kenney, James F., “Chapter VII: Religious literature and ecclesiastical culture”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 622–744.
639   [A I (b)] “468. The Gospels of St. Chad”
Lindsay, W. M., Early Welsh script, Saint Andrews University Publications 10, Oxford, 1912.
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