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

MS. Bodl. 729

Summary Catalogue no.: 2706

Contents

1.
Prefatory matter to the Gospels
Language(s): Latin
2.
Bede, Commentary on Luke
Language(s): Latin
3.
Bede, Commentary on Mark
Language(s): Latin
4.
Rabanus Maurus, Commentary on Matthew
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork.

Binding

White leather on boards, covering an older white leather cover, clasps lost, English 15th cent. work.

History

Origin: c. 1200 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Missenden, Buckinghamshire, Augustinian (Arrouaisian) priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber sancte Marie de Messendene ex dono Alardi [de Burham] decani Londoniensis." (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

"Ex dono illustrissimi Regis Edwardi IIIIti " (to Windsor). (MLGB3)

Windsor, collegiate chapel. Inscription "Beda super lucam et Marcum Cum Rabano/ super Matheum 2o fo mmonius quidam alex/ Ex dono Illustrissimi regis Edwardi IIIIti ", 2o folio in red; on label under horn secured by 6 nails, centre of outside of end cover. Medieval binding. Usual chain mark. (MLGB3: inferred evidence)

Dean and Canons of Windsor, 1612. (MLGB3)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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