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

MS. Ashmole 1516

Summary Catalogue no.: 8226


Language(s): Latin with Old High German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 170)


Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Garendon, Leicestershire, Cistercian abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Liber Sancte Marie de Geroldonia', in red near head of flyleaf opposite 1st page of text, s. xii. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

'Sum Alex. How, Somato-Xti Oxon. praet. 12 s .' (BA. 1602, Canon of Lichfield 1627). (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

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