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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 2312

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 226, pl. XXII)

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; English, West Midlands (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Lanthony (Secunda), Gloucestershire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin and St John the Baptist: Numbering of psalms at foot of pages in usual style. (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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