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

MS. Ashmole 1522

Summary Catalogue no.: 6750

Summary Catalogue no.: 7027


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good diagrams.

Penwork borders.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 596)


Origin: 14th century, second quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Merton, Surrey, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber ecclesie beate Marie de Merton ... traditus domino Iohanni Gysbom. canonico eiusdem loci et scolari oxon. per magistrum Iohannem Kyngeston' priorem de Merton ...". "anno domini millesimo cccc mo quinquagesimo sexto" (fol. 202v). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (35 images from 35mm slides)


    Online resources:

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3: Rituals and Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 208

Last Substantive Revision

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