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

MS. Bodl. 550

Summary Catalogue no.: 2300

Contents

1.
Alexander Nequam, Corrogationes Promethei
Language(s): Latin
2.
Commentary on Song of Songs
Language(s): Latin
5.
Treatise on Mass
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 328)

Binding

White leather on boards, clasp lost, contemporary English work.

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Liber Ecclesie Marie de Radyngia.' (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Wm Burdet of Sonning, 1608. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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