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

MS. Bodl. 839

Summary Catalogue no.: 2572

Contents

1.
Ambrose, De mysteriis
Language(s): Latin
2.
Ambrose, De sacramentis
Language(s): Latin
3.
Palladius of Hellenopolis, Historia Lausiaca (part)
Language(s): Latin
4.
Theological extracts
Language(s): Latin
5.
Sermons
Language(s): Latin
7.
Martin of Braga, Formula uitae honestae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 76)

History

Origin: 12th century, beginning ; English, Lanthony

Provenance and Acquisition

Lanthony (Secunda), Gloucestershire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin and St John the Baptist: 'Morganus canonicus de Kermerd'' at end, and below it a table of contents in Morgan's hand. 'London, B.L., Royal 2 C.x; Lambeth Palace 30; 80, fols. 168--244; 101; 138, fols. 1--44; 148; 153, fols. 156--179; 165, fols. 102--190; 195; 200, fols. 114--163; 208; 215; 218, fols. 1--89; 227; 231; 345, fols. 97--227; 360, fols. 1--118; 365, fols. 1--119; 377; 378, fols. i, ii, 1--56, 125--65; 390; 394; 397; 398; 409; 449; 452; 481; Oxford, Bodl. 839, Hatton 49, Corpus Christi Coll. 33, 43; Trinity Coll. 39 have a note of contents in the hand of 'Morganus canonicus de Kermerden' (s. xv), who has written his name in many of the books. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Lambeth Palace (v. T. james in Queens Coll. 63 E.6 (Opera Ambrosii) against beginning of De initiandis note written in 1612). (MLGB3)

Lettermark 'C' on fol. 1r shows that T. James used this MS. when collating Ambrose. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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