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

MS. Bodl. 866

Summary Catalogue no.: 2742

Physical Description

Composite: A || fols. 50–153v || C

Binding

White leather on boards, clasp lost, worn and repaired, with book-marker, English 15th cent. work.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: Pressmark "C L" in usual position near top of page facing first page of text. Medieval binding. No chain mark. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Continental MS. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 866 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 11th century ; French, South

MS. Bodl. 866 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Ambrose, De officiis ministrorum
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ambrose, De Helia et ieiunio
Language(s): Latin
4.
Ambrose, De excessu fratris Satyri
Language(s): Latin
5.
Ambrose, Letters
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander i. 453, pl. XXXVII)

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; French, Limoges

MS. Bodl. 866 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Hildebert of Lavardin, De mysterio missae
Language(s): Latin
2.
Hilbert of Lavardin, Carmina minora
Incipit: ⟨H⟩ostia coniugium
Incipit: ⟨A⟩ffines consanguineos
Incipit: ⟨M⟩elchisedech Domino

Ed. Brian Scott (Teubner, 2001), no. 39 II-IV

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 11th century ; French, South

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.