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

MS. Bodl. Rolls 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 3115


Magical roll

Written in blood (?). The incantation commences with the names of God, which are followed by verses from St. John i.1-14, and concludes with the Lord's Prayer in Greek, written in Latin characters.

Language(s): Latin and Greek

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment


Origin: 16th century ; English

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.