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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 12

Summary Catalogue no.: 2092


Language(s): Latin

Theological pieces

On fols. 87v-91, i-ii are short theological pieces, among which is one 'de decimis' and one is 'De misterio sacerdotum ueteris legis & noue' (fol. 89v).

Incipit: (fol. 87v) Clemens papa. Nemo decimas detineat
Rubric: (fol. 89v) Synagoga erat ecclesie umbra

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 91 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.625 × 8.25 in.


3 cols.


Illuminated capitals.


Poor red leather on older boards, probably Reading early 16th cent. work.


Origin: 12th century, late or 13th century, early ; English or French

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading Abbey: identifiable in the catalogue of 1192 (an added entry, MLGB), and ex libris, 'Hic est liber sancte Marie de Radinga. Quem qui celauerit uel fraudem de eo fecerit. anathema sit,' late 13th cent.

Presented by William Burdet of Sonning, in 1608.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922) with additional reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-11: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.