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

MS. Bodl. 733

Summary Catalogue no.: 2724


Ambrose, Commentary on Luke
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 342)


Plain white leather on boards, bosses and clasp lost, contemporary French (?) work.


Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Be thys kept in remembraunce that I Richard Wade prist viker of Turvils Aston gif this Bocke to the churche of Sherston ther contynually to remayne And the viker for the tyme beyng to haue the vse & occupynge of the same bocke when his will & plesure is. Anno Domini 1557', (fol. 152v). Acton Turville is near Tormarton in Gloucestershire.

'Richard Sellmanns', 16th cent.

Acquired not later than 1602.

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

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