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

MS. Bodl. 822

Summary Catalogue no.: 2702

Contents

Petrus Riga, Aurora
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 412)

Binding

White leather on boards, clasps lost, English early 15th cent. work, with coloured pattern on the edges.

History

Origin: 13th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: 'Liber collegii de Wyndesore' (fol. 276v, s. xv ex ). The binding has the usual heavy chain-staple mark at the foot of the front board. Visible in the inventory of 1384--5. (MLGB3: evidence from binding or pastedowns and from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift).

Given to Bodley in 1612 by the Dean and Canons of Windsor. (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.