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

MS. Bodl. 811

Summary Catalogue no.: 2678


Ps.-John Chrysostom, Opus imperfectum in Matthaeum
Rubric: Omelie Johannis Crisostomi patriarche Constantini politanus super Matheum operis imperfecti, etc.

At fol. 106 follows 'Numerus & ordo omeliarum sancti Crisostomi in imperfecto cum suis nota⟨bi⟩libus in eis contentis'

Some later theological notes, in Latin, are on fols iii, 110 and others throughout the book

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 115 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12 × 8.875 in.


2 cols


Script more advanced than illumination. Pächt and Alexander iii. 740

Good border

Good initial


Origin: 14th century, second half ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: Usual chain mark shows at the beginning of manuscript (MLGB3)

This is almost certainly one of the volumes presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)


Last Substantive Revision

2023-03-27: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)