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

MS. Bodl. 781

Summary Catalogue no.: 2600

Contents

Commentary on the Psalms
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 12th century, late

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Hic est liber sancte Marie de Radingia, quem qui celaverit/ vel fraudem de eo fecerit, anathema sit.' (fol. v recto (flyleaf), s. xiii). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Wm Burdet of Sonning, 1608. (MLGB3)

Not obvious that flyleaves v and vi originally belonged to the volume. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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