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

MS. Bodl. 467

Summary Catalogue no.: 2487


Richard Rolle, Commentary on the Psalter
Rubric: Explicit Psalterium Dauid
Language(s): Middle English

With the Latin text as lemmata

Language(s): Latin

Some 16th cent. Latin moral verses are on the inner front cover, beginning 'Cun⟨c⟩tis adde modum virtutes qui regit omnes'

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 172 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.5 × 8.5 in.


White parchment on boards, 15th century English work, worn, clasps lost


Origin: 15th century ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

St Albans, Hertfordshire, Benedictine abbey of St Alban: 'Iste est liber domini Hugonis Eyton supprioris monasterii sancti Albani Anglorum prothomartiris' (fol. 171r) (MLGB3)

'WS (?) ex do: Fa: St. Nou. 1639' (fol. 171v).

'Liber Thomae Barlow è coll. Reg: Oxon ex dono amicissimi dom. Wheate de Glimton in agro Oxon. armigeri iii. Cal. Sept: M. D. C. LVI'

Bought in 1662 with part of £50 bequeathed by Alexander Ross

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)


Last Substantive Revision

2023-01-09: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)