MS. Add. C. 153
Summary Catalogue no.: 28493
The four Gospels (fols. 1, 49v, 85, 131)
With prefaces and chapter lists; imperfect before the text of Matthew.
Combined temporale and sanctorale, beginning with Christmas (160v); Febr. (162), March (162v), Lent (163), Eastertide (165), April (165), May (165v) Pentecost and June (166v), July (167v), August (168v), Sept. (169v), Oct. (170), Nov. (170v), All Saints (171), Advent (171v); votive Masses (171v: de diversis causis) and masses of the dead (172v).
Capitulare list in 29 lines
Fine initials, related to Paris, Bibl. nat. MS. Lat. 264. (P&A i. 265, pl. XVIII)
Black velvet on boards.
Endleaves: fol. i, Tobit x.11-xi.18, with gloss, 13th century; fols. ii-iv, fragments of translations from Aristotle, printed at Louvain c. 1476 by Conrad de Braem.
Provenance and Acquisition
Possibly from Aulne-sur-Sambre (cf. MS. Add. C. 152)
Purchased by the Bodleian in 1843.
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2019-01-28: Description revised in light of van Dijk, P&A, and SC.