MS. Bodl. 132
Summary Catalogue no.: 1893
Augustine, etc.; England (Robertsbridge), 13th century, second half
List of contents
‘Hunc librum scripsit frater Willelmus de Wodecherche, laicus quondam conversus Pontis Roberti. Cuius anima in pace requiescat. Amen’ (fol. 228)
White leather on boards; clasps and title (under talc?) on side lost, 13th cent. (?) English work, with hump to protect the chain-clamp; there was once a large sheepskin cover over it
Provenance and Acquisition
Robertsbridge, Cistercian abbey: 'Liber sancte Marie de Ponte Roberti. Qui eum abstulerit aut uendiderit uel quolibet modo ab hac domo alienauerit uel quamlibet eius partem absciderit, sit Anathema. Maranatha. Amen,' 13th cent.
Half-erased entries on fol. i show that the volume was a cautio in some chest on Dec. 22, 1321, in the Cista Universitatis on March 16, 1323/4, and again on Feb. 1, 1332/3, probably at Oxford.
'Ego Johannes [de Grandison] Exoniensis episcopus nescio vbi est domus predicta. nec hunc librum abstuli. set modo legittimo adquisiui,' about 1350, see his hand at fols. 57v, 132v, etc.
Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612: with library mark.
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-03-25: Description revised to include all information in SC.