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

MS. Ashmole 1525

Summary Catalogue no.: 8229

Contents

1.
Psalter (monastic choir psalter, with collects)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Hymnal.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures (calendar pictures), borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 355, pl. XXX) Fine borders, historiated and other initials added to a Psalter of 13th century, first quarter. From fol. 140v script also 14th century. (P&A iii. 551, pl. LV)

History

Origin: 13th century, first quarter (before 1220); additions, 14th century, beginning ; English, Canterbury; additions, English

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 83-92. Previously described in 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (68 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography