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

MS. Bodl. 918

Summary Catalogue no.: 2910

Contents

Donatus devocionis (treatise on prayer)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine borders, initials (one unfinished). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 995, pl. XCII)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Bermondsey, Surrey, Cluniac priory and (from 1399) abbey of St Saviour: Erased inscription on fol. i v : 'liber [. . . . . .] sancti [. . .]toris [. . . .]desey ordinis Cluniacen' [. . . . . . . . . . . . .] ciuitat' London''. Medieval binding. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Petrus Northorpe (s. xvi) (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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