MS. Bodl. 311
Summary Catalogue no.: 2122
Preceded by a list of the 214 chapters
Preceded by a list of the 223 chapters. The penitential is made up as follows:
Prologue includes a form of confession.
Preceded by a list of the 75 chapters.
A small piece was cut out of the text of fol. 73, soon after it had been written.
Old English gloss, fol. 1r (Ker)
Written by Johannes (art. 5, colophon).
Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards.
Provenance and Acquisition
In England by c. 1000: inscription, fol. 1, '............⟨u(?)⟩lf sancta marian for ⟨ælfgy(?)⟩þ ...... hys gemreccan' (Ker).
Exeter Cathedral: identifiable in catalogues of 1327 and 1506 (MLGB3).
Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-06-03: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.