MS. Bodl. 413
Summary Catalogue no.: 2309
In 194 chapters, a list of which precedes the text
In the preface 'A. humillimus Leuitarum' explains that he has here collected excerpts from the Moralia of Gregory on Job.
Some theological notes and scribbling are on fol. 176.
Pächt and Alexander iii. 145, pl. XCIII
Good marginal sketches added, 15th century (e.g. fol. 32, drawing of a man eating)
Poor red leather (early 16th century on older boards, probably Reading work).
Provenance and Acquisition
Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Hic est liber Sancte Marie de Radingia. Qui eum celauerit. uel fraudem de eo feceritu anathema sit' ('This book belongs to Saint Mary’s of Reading. Anyone who is found hiding it or damaging it will be anathema') (MLGB3)
Presented to the Bodleian by William Burdet in 1608
MS. Bodl. 413, flyleaves
Last Substantive Revision
2023-02-06: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)