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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 14

Summary Catalogue no.: 18906


New Testament

Part II, Acts - Apocalypyse. Part I is MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 13.

Added, 14th century:

Epistle and Gospel list

Temporale (fol. 33v, 116), part of the sanctorale (fol. 129v). Mostly gospels; incipits only.

Language(s): Latin
Hugh of Fouilloy, De claustro anime

Extracts; added in a later hand.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 130 + 2 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 152 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (written): 98 × 69 mm.


2 col. of 28 lines


Pächt and Alexander ii. 82, pl. VII:

Fine miniatures.

Good painted initials.

Good fleuronnée initials.

Elaborate capitals in red and blue (1, 35v, 48, 60v, 80, etc.); illuminated initials and coloured figures of the apostles from fol.104 onwards.


Origin: 13th century, second half ; Italian, North-east

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957) (fols. 28–34); Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854).


Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.