MS. Auct. D. 2. 4
Summary Catalogue no.: 2105The Coridon Psalter
A: Calendar, England (Hyde), 1161 × 1173 or 1168; B: Psalter ('The Coridon Psalter') with gloss, England (Winchester), mid 12th cent.
Provenance and Acquisition
The two sections of the manuscript were together by the 13th century, when they were given to Winchester Cathedral: 'Gaufridus Coridon dedit reliquias de sancta Friþeswiþa et de xi .M. virginibus et hoc psalterium. ecclesie Winton(iensi)' (fol. x recto), 'Obiit Johannes canonicus sancte Friþeswiþe', fol. ix verso; the saint's mother was buried at the cathedral priory.
Later Winchester additions.
Given to the Bodleian in 1611 by William Harwood, prebendary of Winchester.
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-05-19: Description revised with reference to SC and Watson.