MS. Bodl. 192
Summary Catalogue no.: 2099
With Gregory's prefatory epistle and a list of the forty sermons: the second book begins on fol. 43v.
At fol. 123 the same hand writes a hexameter poem on the succession of bishops and archbishops of Rouen from st. Mello ('Mallonus') to Hugo III (bp. 1129–64): two lines on Rotroldus (1164–83) are added. On a small piece of parchment (fol. 124) some lines are added on the bishops from Petrus II (1236–45) to Gulielmus II (1275–1306).
Cf. Orderic Vitalis V.11
Decorative initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 480)
'Medieval binding. Stubs of two leather straps remain. Usual chain marks. Two nails on back board to which the straps were probably attached since there are no signs of clasps.' (MLGB)
Digital Bodleian (1 image of binding from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-05-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.