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

MS. Douce 125

Summary Catalogue no.: 21699


Ps.-Boethius, De geometria
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 31, pl. III:

Fine coloured geometrical figures.



Origin: 10th century - 11th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Winchester, Hampshire, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Peter, St Paul, and St Swithun: "Liber ecclesie ... Swithuni Wynton" (fol. 1r, at foot), ? s. xv; erased, but legible by u. v. light. "H B" (fol. 68v). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

F. Douce. (MLGB3)

Morton (s. xv) is on fol. 68v; cf. John Morton, monk of Winchester, BL, Harley 328. Binding of the Bibliotheca Swaniana. (MLGB3)

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (17 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.