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

MS. Bodl. 737

Summary Catalogue no.: 2729

Contents

Anselm of Laon, Commentary on the Psalms (here attrib. Haimo of Halberstadt)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 135)

Binding

White leather on boards, with tabs, clasps etc. lost, worn (English late 13th cent. work?).

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

Provenance and Acquisition

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Benedictine abbey of St Edmund, King and Martyr: 'Liber monachorum sancti Edmundi . . . B.232.' (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Cambridge, Pembroke College, MS 66, of the gift of William Smart of Ipswich (no. 150 in the list in James's Ecloga). (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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