A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

University College MS. 56

Contents

1.
Kalendarium (Christ Church Canterbury)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Rolle, Richard, 1290?-1349, Commentary on the Psalms
Language(s): Middle English
3.
Rolle, Richard, 1290?-1349, Commentary on Cantica Sacra
Language(s): Middle English
4.
Te deum laudamus and Athanasian Creed
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: vellum

Decoration

Flourish initials and penwork borders in red, blue, and purple.

Binding

16th-century leather panelled in blind, diapers with pineapple tool (rebacked, preserving original spine)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

"Calendar of Christ Church, Canterbury, with obits of the Hampton family, 1413-22, fols. 1—5v. Given by Samuel Clarke, commoner 1641, fols. 1, 264v." (Alexander and Temple. See also Coxe.)

Record Sources

Summary description based on the following sources.

S. J. Ogilvie-Thomson (ed.), The Index of Middle English Prose VIII: Manuscripts Containing Middle English Prose in Oxford College Libraries (Cambridge, 1991), p. 105

Availability

For permission to use images of this manuscript, please contact University College Library: library@univ.ox.ac.uk

Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.