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

MS. Don. d. 186

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession): no full description available


Valuation of benefices and monastic property in the Archdeaconry of Oxford, as estimated in the Taxatio Nicholai of 1291.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 15th century, second half ; English, Oxford (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

'Gylbertus Bylby', prior of the Cistercian abbey of Rewley, Oxford, before 1480 by which date he became abbot, because he is described as 'Prior et monachus Regalis loci'.

Notes by Thomas Barlow (Bodley's Librarian 1652–60): inscribed with his notes (p. ii).

Thomas Cole, Steward of Merton College, according to Wood (see below).

Inscribed by Anthony Wood: signed and dated 1670 by him (p. 37); he transcribed the manuscript, when it was in Cole's possession (the transcription is now MS. Rawl. C. 910).

'from the effects of T Roper Esq.'

R. G. Routh Esq. (headmaster of Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire)

Bought from the School by the Bodleian, 1985.

Record Sources

Peter Kidd, Checklist of Medieval Western Manuscripts Acquired 1916- (typescript, c. 1996–2000)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.