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

MS. Bodl. 406

Summary Catalogue no.: 2297

Contents

1.
Sermons
Language(s): Latin
2.
Euangelium Nicodemi
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Drawing added in 1551 to a MS. of 1291 on fol. xviii verso. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1192)

Binding

Old boards and sewing, re-covered about a.d. 1600, and lately re-backed and mended.

History

Origin: 1291; added decoration, 1551 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Leeds, Kent, Augustinian abbey of St Mary the Virgin and St Nicholas: "Liber monasterii de Ledes per fratrem Thomam de Meydistane ipsius loci canonicum" (c. 1300), on endleaf at beginning, formerly pasted down. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Old boards and sewing, recovered c. 1600. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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