MS. Bodl. 747
Summary Catalogue no.: 2769
Moralia in Job,
Rubric: ... Secunda pars Moralium beati Gregorii pape in Iob
From Book XI to XXII (usually called Parts 3-4), with prologue
Extent: i + 168 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.875 × 10 in.
Pächt and Alexander iii. 194, pl. XIX
One fine initial, many good initials
Many marginal scribblings, c. 1300.
Additions: Many marginal scribblings, c. 1300, including 'Joh⟨annes⟩ me fecit', 'Engel me fecit', fols. 98v, 99 (cf. 105) (Pächt and Alexander iii. 194). 'Ricardus' is on fol. 107. These scribbles are likely to be by those who drew the figures on adjacent pages
White sheepskin on boards, with tag at top, clasp lost, contemporary binding, repaired
Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; England
Provenance and Acquisition
'Liber Johannis Bayley ex dono dominæ Annæ Ailworth patruelis 1587. Sep: 19th'
Presented by William Bailey in 1602
Description adapted (December 2022) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-12-26: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)