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

MS. Bodl. 397

Summary Catalogue no.: 2228

Physical Description

Composite: three parts

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Iste est liber sancte Marie de Radynge ex dono Iohannis Sarum, de quo qui fraudem fecerit noverit se excommunicatum.' (s. xiii ex, on fol.. iii verso, verso of former pastedown). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Wm Burdet of Sonning, 1608. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 397 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

MS. Bodl. 397 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

MS. Bodl. 397 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Peter Comestor, Historia scholastica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

Additional Information

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.