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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 18

Summary Catalogue no.: 2125



With the prologues of st. Jerome. Blank margins of fols. 121–2, 152–3 have been cut off.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 154 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.75 × 9.875 in.


Good border.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 373)


Black leather on boards with blind tooling, clasps lost, English (?) late 15th cent. work


Origin: 15th century, end ; Flemish

Provenance and Acquisition

'George Tauerner[?] clarke chapelayne to the ryght honorable Lord Latymer of Snape aw this booke,' 16th cent.

'Roberti Clay Eboracensis de Clayhouse'

'Ex dono Roberti Clay Mertonensis & S. Th. Doctoris,' about 1610–15.

Record Sources

Description adapted (June 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, I (1966), no. 373 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Last Substantive Revision

2020-06-16: Description revised to include all information in SC.