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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 2113


Language(s): Latin

With other contemporary notes in a minute hand.

There are marginal references to the sections of the other Gospels, forming a harmony.

Theological notes written chiefly with a metal stylus are on fols 187–189, etc.

Cf. MS. Auct. D. 1. 3 and MS. Auct. D. 2. 20

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 189 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.5 × 9.5 in.


Illuminated capitals


Red leather on boards, clasps lost, worn, English 15th century work.


Origin: 13th century, second half ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

'From same scriptorium as ⟨MS.⟩ Auct. D. 2. 11' (MLGB3)

Windsor, collegiate chapel: 'Medieval binding generally, but not markedly, like ⟨MS.⟩ Bodley 192. The usual Windsor chain-staple mark and characteristic endbands' (MLGB3)

This appears to be the 'Lyra cum Glossâ in Mathæum' given by the dean and chapter of Windsor in 1612

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).


Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-20: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.