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

MS. Auct. D. 5. 9

Summary Catalogue no.: 3050

Contents

Bible

Followed by:

Epistle and Gospel list (Dominican)

Temporale (fol. 684); sanctorale (fol. 688), including the feasts of Christmas tide; common of the saints (fol. 690v); votive masses (fol. 691) and masses for the dead (fol. 691v). Incipits and explicits.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 693 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 125 × 83 mm.

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Good borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 474)

Binding

Green velvet, gilt edges, strings cut off, English 16th century work.

Accompanying Material

Two fragments of a 14th century theological MS. in the binding.

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

dom. Robertus Swerby, and Willelmus Hawes, of the Cantilupe chantry in Lincoln cathedral, executors of canon Naseby (fol. 4v, s. xiv in).

William Turner, dean of Wells (d. 1568).

Jane Turner, his widow.

Thomas James, by the gift of Walter Cope esquire, 8 Apr. 1600.

Probably given to the library by James between 1605 and 1611.

Record Sources

S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957); Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, III (1973), no. 474