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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 2629


Gospels of St. Luke and St. John,

with gloss.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 186)


Origin: 12th century, third quarter and 13th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Hunc textum duorum ewangeliorum. Luce videlicet et Johannis legavit Hugo archidiaconus Tanton' Deo et Ecclesie beati Petri Exon'. ut proprietas ipsius sit ecclesie, usus vero pauperum scolarium. Si quis contra venerit. incidat in sententiam oxoniensis concilii contra testamentorum impeditores editam. Amen." (Hugo d. between 1219 and 1244). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.