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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 2113

Contents

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 stilus are on fols. 187-9, etc.

Physical Description

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

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

Binding

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

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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