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

MS. Auct. D. inf. 2. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 1967

Contents

Language(s): Latin (with an indenture in English, fol. 1)

Bible

Preceded by:

Epistle and Gospel list

Preceding the bible: temporale (iiir, ivvb); sanctorale (ivvb-ivvd), beginning with St Sylvester; common of the saints (ivvd) and the dedication; votive masses (ivvd-iv) and masses for the dead. Incipits only, some explicits.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: x + 465 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 230 × 155 mm.

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Penwork initials (P&A, concordance and addenda, p. 4).

Accompanying Material

Fol. 1 is nearly the whole of an indenture in English between John Billyngton and Thomas Abyne, grocers, and Bartholomew Dun, mercer, all of London, 1 August 1456.

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Master Croxton', 16th cent., fol. 457.

Given by Michael Spark 'bibliopolae Lond.' in 1626, fol. v.

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.

Bibliography

    B. C. Barker-Benfield, Concordance and Addenda to Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, typescript (1974)