MS. Bodl. 411
Summary Catalogue no.: 2307
A later hand has added 'Communis glossa super Psalterium secundum Petrum Lumbardum'
The binding in 1655 was velvet, and the title-label, metal bosses, clasps, clasp-fittings and corner-pieces were reimposed on a leather binding of the second half of the 17th century. The metal bosses have disappeared. (For a list of manuscripts with comparable bindings, see MS. Bodl. 218)
Provenance and Acquisition
On fol. iv is a Latin note of some customary payments, among which are 4 marks to the 'Abbas de Kircall' [Kirkstall, West Yorkshire], and half a mark to the 'Domina de Tonge' [Tong, West Yorkshire]; written in an early 14th century Scottish (?) hand.
'Liber domini Iohannis de Selestona: delegatus Roberto de Caluerley clerico', late 14th century:
Other entries show that it was in the 'cista de Neel' for 13s 4d or xxs in 1412 (magister Corff), 1416 (magister J. Corfe), and 1418 (with a 'supplementum', secundo folio neat, magister J. Corfe: but 'supplementum dimissum C. Corfe pro vs')
Presented by Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham, in 1604
Last Substantive Revision
2022-11-22: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)