MS. Bodl. 116
Summary Catalogue no.: 1978
1. (fol. 1), De cura pastorali
Rubric: Incipit prologus sancti Gregorii pape in libro Pastorali
Preceded by a list of chapters.
2. (fol. 51v), De institutione novitiorum
Rubric: Incipit libellus magistri Ricardi prioris sancti Victoris de scientia & disciplina
Extent: 68 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 9.25 × 6.375 in.
Origin: 13th century, early ; English
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by sir Robert Cotton (with his 'votiva ara' on fol. 2) in 1603.
Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, addenda (by Bruce Barker-Benfield) [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04-07: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.