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

MS. Gough Liturg. 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 18338


Psalter (portable)

Originally part of MS. Rawl. liturg. e. 1*, portable breviary of Hyde Abbey, Winchester.

Pr. J. B. L. Tolhurst, The Monastic Breviary of Hyde Abbey, HBS (1930, etc.).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine borders, historiated and other initials. Related in style to the Master of the Queen Mary Psalter. (P&A iii. 545, pl. LIV). Fine miniatures (partly defaced) in East Anglian style on fols. 2, 3, 11, 22, 23, 36, 37, 49, 50, 61, 62, 71. (P&A iii. 546, pl. LV).


Origin: 1292 × 1304 (?)English, Winchester and East Anglia ;

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 124–32. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (38 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.