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

MS. Gough Liturg. 18

Summary Catalogue no.: 18332


Psalter (portable)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander iii. 553, pl. LV:

Fine miniatures.

Fine borders.

Fine historiated initials.


Stamped leather with a mallard in centre of each side (17th cent.).


Origin: 14th century, beginning; additions, early 15th-century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Tynemouth, Northumberland, Benedictine priory of St Mary the Virgin and St Oswin; cell of St Albans: St Albans calendar. S.C. 5 Corrigenda give Tynemouth, from liturgical evidence. (MLGB3: Liturgical evidence, often to be found in the kalendar).

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 136–43. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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