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

MS. Bodl. 765

Summary Catalogue no.: 2544

Contents

1.
Augustine, Serm. 351 ('De poenitentiae medicina')
Language(s): Latin
2.
Augustine, De mendacio
Language(s): Latin
3.
Augustine, Contra mendacium
Language(s): Latin
4.
Augustine, De cura pro mortuis gerenda
Language(s): Latin
5.
Cyprian, De dominica oratione
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, early ; French (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Salisbury, Wiltshire, Cathedral church of St Mary the Virgin; see removed from Sherborne in 1078: The same scribe s. xii wrote the letters 'D.M.' as a 'nota bene' sign in the margins of Aberdeen UL 216, Bodl. 392, 444 (fols. 1--27), 756, 765, 768, 835; Fell 1, 4; Rawl. C.723; Salisbury Cath. 10, 24, 25, 37, 67, 78, 88, 106, 128, 129, 135, 140, 154, 159, 165. 'Liber Bibliothecae Sarisburiensis 4' (s. xvii). (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

Bodley 516, 698, 756, 765, 768, 835 belonged to Salisbury cathedral in s. xvii in. Well written. Rebound, but later chainmark shows at foot of 1st old flyleaf in centre. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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