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

MS. Bodl. 354

Summary Catalogue no.: 2432


Lives of Saints,

commemorated between 9th October and 31st December, with additions

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment




The sides (only) of the old binding executed for Henry VIII are inlaid in the brown leather cover of the latter part of the 17th cent., and each bears within a border of gold ornament the arms and badges of the king with: DIEV: ET: MON: DROIT .:. REX: HENRICVS: VIII', and twice a crowned rose between K and H.: there is now an American cloth cover.


Origin: 12th century, first half ; English


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 175

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.