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

MS. Auct. D. 4. 6

Summary Catalogue no.: 1879

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Hand(s)

Possibly written by the Johannes named on fol. 91 (see Decoration)

Decoration

Fine initials. Some painted initials are additions of 12th century, end. (P&A iii. 164, pl. XVI). Fol. 91, 'Johannes me fecit Rogerio', identified as Roger, abbot of Reading 1158-65, or as Roger Sigar, recorded as giving a glossed psalter to Reading Abbey (if this is a different person from the abbot).

History

Origin: 12th century, third quarter (1158-1165?) ; English, Reading, Benedictine abbey (?)

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 43-8. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography