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

MS. Auct. D. 4. 22

Summary Catalogue no.: 2387


Gospel of Matthew with gloss

Surrounded (apparently) by the Glossa Ordinaria and the Glossa Interlinearis (of Anselmus Laudunensis), both in smaller writing

At fol. 81v is the Institution of the Passover in Latin (from Exodus XII.1-11), with similar glosses: and some definitions of vices (fol. 82v)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 83 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 9.875 × 7.125 in.


Illuminated capitals


Origin: 13th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Waltham, Essex, Augustinian abbey of Holy Cross: 'Matheus glosatus. Istum librum huic ecclesie sanctae crucis de Waltham dedit dominus Walterus de Nortone cleric[us] quem qui abstulerit uel titulum maliciose deleuerit anathema sit. Su[per?] dor[mitorium?] xlv.al[mario] p[rioris]' (fol. 1r, flyleaf), inscription of s. xiii ex, 'Su. dor.' and pressmark in two later hands (MLGB3)

Purchased with MS. Bodl. 83 and printed books out of £30 given by sir Maurice Berkeley ('Barkeley') in 1604

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)


Last Substantive Revision

2023-08-07: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)