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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 1936


1. (fol. 1)
Gospel of St. John
Rubric: Euangelium ... Ihesu Christi secundum Iohannem iuxta translationem quam beatus Augustinus exponit

The text of the Gospel, marking the subjects of the 124 sermons in art. 2.

Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 12)
Augustine, Tractatus in euangelium Iohannis
Rubric: Aurelii Augustini doctoris Hysponiensis[sic] episcopi Omeliae in Euangelium domini Ihesu secundum Iohannem ...

On fol. iv is a 13th century list of the 'Omelie beati Augustini super Johannem per ebdomadas xl [Quadragesime], sicut leguntur ad missas': and on fol. 246 are notes for a kind of index to the homilies.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 246 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 13 × 9.375 in.


2 cols.


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 250)


White leather on boards, clasps lost.

With string book-markers.


Origin: 12th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Missenden Abbey: 'Liber sancte Marie de Messenden ex dono magistri Alwredi de Hamlamstede', 13th cent.

Windsor, collegiate chapel.

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 250 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-01: Description revised to include all information in SC and Pächt and Alexander.