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

MS. Auct. D. 4. 15

Summary Catalogue no.: 27633


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 259)


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Kyme, Lincolnshire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber sanct Marie de Kima", on fol. 4v (flyleaf) in decorative elongated caps, s. xii ex. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Given by John Hudson, librarian, 1710 (fol. 4r). (MLGB3)

Marks (?) of chain halfway up side edge of fol. 3 (1st parchment flyleaf). (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

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