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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 4120


Psalter (choir psalter)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 595, pl. LXIII:

Good historiated and other borders.

Good historiated initials.

Good other initials.


Stamped brown leather on boards, clasps lost, London work of about A.D. 1600.


Origin: 14th century, second quarter (after 1320) ; English, Canterbury

Provenance and Acquisition

Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: "Ecclesie Christi Cantuariensis". "Psalterium: Petri [?]: de: ...: dis. xx [?] g ...:" (erased, s. xiv). "William Inggram" (s. xvi). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

"Liber Georgii Nedham" (s. xvi). "Liber Edmonde Catcher 1607". (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 160–5. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (26 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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