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

MS. Auct. D. 4. 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 3563


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 445, pl. XL:

Fine and good borders.

Fine and good historiated initials.

Fine and good other initials.

Good diagrams.


Brown leather, blind-tooled, 17th-cent. English work.


Origin: 13th century, third quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: '. . . Est liber sancte Marie Rading' de quo qui fraudem fecerit anathema [sit]' (fol. 600v pasted-on s. xiii–xiv). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Richard Okeham. Nicholas Okeham. Harbert Okeham. Ralph Ironside. Gilbert Ironside. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1937). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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