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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 2335


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 421, pl. XXXV:

Fine initials.

Fine borders.

Fleuronnée initial added, fol. 1v, c. 1300.


Poor red leather on older boards, early 16th cent. Reading work, worn.


Origin: 13th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Hunc librum dedit frater Robertus de Wynchedone prior monasterij Radingie fratribus claustralibus de Redynge', '... Quem qui alienauerit celauerit vel fraudem de eo fecerit, anathema sit Amen.', 14th and 15th centt.

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Hunc librum dedit frater Robertus de Wynchedone prior monasterii Radingie fratribus claustralibus de Redynge . . .' (fol. i recto, s. xv); another rather earlier inscription to the same effect on the pastedown. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Presented by William Burdet of Sonning, in 1608.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.