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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 2104

Physical Description

Composite: six parts (fols. 1- || fols. 13- || fols. 117- || fols. 185- || fols. ii-iv || fols. 230)

Decoration

Some illuminated capitals.

Binding

White sheepskin on boards, clasps lost, English, 14th century (?).

History

Provenance and Acquisition

'Liber Nicholai de Heytesbury', fol. 231v, early 14th century (cf. Summary Cat. VII (index), p. 572).

Given to the Library by William Harwood in 1611 (Summary Catalogue I, p. 83; N. R. Ker in Bodleian Library Record IV, pp. 24-5).

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 1

Contents

(fol. 1)
Ecclesiastes, with gloss

Ends imperfectly at iii.19.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 2

Contents

(fol. 13)
Gregory the Great , Homiliae XL in euangelia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 3

Contents

(fol. 117)
Gregory the Great , Dialogues
Rubric: Orditur hic liber Dialogorum beati Gregorii pape urbis Rome
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 4

Contents

(fol. 185)
Gregory the Great , Pastoral Care
Rubric: Incipit liber de Cura Pastorali beati Gregorii pape.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 5

Contents

(fols. ii-iv)

Genealogy of Christ according to St. Matthew (fol. ii) and St. Luke (fol. iii) with music; 6 lessons for the dedication of a church (230: Recte festa ecclesiae)

Fol. iv verso, list of contents of the MS. omitting part A (added later?), probably not in the hand of Bishop Grandison ( pace S.C.; cf. N. R. Ker in Bodleian Library Record IV, pp. 24-5).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (written): 205 × 145 mm.
Musical Notation:

8 long staves with square notation

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Auct. D. 2. 7 - Part 6

Contents

(fol. 230)

Six lessons for the dedication of a church, Use of Sarum

Incipit: Recte festa ecclesiae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (written): 205 × 145 mm.
Musical Notation:

8 long staves with square notation

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957) [fols. ii-iii, 230] and the Summary Catalogue (1922).