MS. Bodl. 391
Summary Catalogue no.: 2222
With preface and list of chapters.
Here without title.
With preface and list of names.
Short lives numbered from cxxxvi to ccxxxii, and i-xcvi, preceded by a list of the names.
In a shorter form than that printed by Migne (Patrol. Lat. lxxxiii. 1081).
In two books: with a list of the works reviewed.
With a list of the 33 chapters.
Identification: CBMLC BA1.329
Added in a late 12th cent. hand.
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 51, pl. VI)
Stamped leather on boards, early 16th cent. Canterbury work, attributed by Pächt and Alexander to 'P.I' (cf. MS. Arch. Selden. B. 14).
Former pastedown (the leaf of a Gregorian sacramentary) in front now MS. Lat. liturg d. 16, fol. 9; pastedown at end missing (?); clear traces remain.
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine abbey of St Augustine (originally of St Peter and St Paul): "Liber Sancti Augustini Cant'" (verso of flyleaf), s. xiii ex. "Liber monasterii Sancti Augustini Anglorum apostoli. D.iiii. Gra. i a T. [?] C. [?]" in the same hand, s. xv ex., as in Laud Misc. 385, fol. 1r. Catalogue, CBMLC BA1.329. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
'Donum Jo. Bille' in sir Thomas Bodley's hand: presented not later than 1606 by J. Bill the London bookseller.
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-10: Revised to incorporate all information in printed catalogues.