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

MS. Bodl. 719

Summary Catalogue no.: 2633

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 157)

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Southwick, Hampshire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin: 'Hic liber est ecclesie sancte Marie de Sudwica. Quem qui ei abstulerit. uel inde fraudem fecerit quo minus eius sit. uel hunc titulum dolose deleuerit: sit anathema maranatha', at head of fol. 2v, 3r in red (s. xii/xiii). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Wm Harwood, preb. of Winchester, 1611? But St John's Coll. According to T. James (Greg. ed. Rom, 3. 1) this MS. was in 1611 'MS. Codicem ex Bibl. Balliolensi'. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.