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 (binding): 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 (usual chain mark: MLGB3)

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.