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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 2312


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 226, pl. XXII:

Fine historiated initials.

Fine other initials.


Stamped leather, Oxford, about 1605.


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).

On fol. 223v is 'Pertinet domino Robert Toff' (late 15th cent.) and written a little later) 'Orate', 'Orate pro anima domini Roberti Toff'.

Acquired by the Library in or before 1602.

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)


Last Substantive Revision

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