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. (Pächt and Alexander 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, Pächt and Alexander, and SC.