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

MS. Bodl. 290

Summary Catalogue no.: 2441


Gratian, Decretum
Rubric: Concordia discordancium Canonum

with gloss of Johannes Teutonicus

A compendium of Canon Law, in three divisions (see fols 55, 218v). As far as fol. 192 (in Quaest. 3 of Causa xxxiii) there are numerous marginal glosses, of which the first begins:

Incipit: Tractaturus Gratianus de iure canonico
Kuttner, Repertorium, p. 96
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 237 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 17 × 11.25 in.


2 cols


Pächt and Alexander III.369, pl. XXXIII

Fine initial


White sheepskin (about 1602) on older sewing and boards, worn


Origin: 13th century, second quarter ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: catalogue, p. 369 (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Presented by the Dean and Chapter of Exeter in 1602 (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Description adapted (December 2022) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-12-06: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)