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

MS. Auct. D. inf. 2. 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 2085


Language(s): Latin

Peter Lombard, Gloss on St. Paul's Epistles
Incipit: Principia rerum requirenda sunt prius
Incipit: Paulus seruus ... Hucusque enim pendet littera'

On the fly-leaves, etc., are theological notes written with a metal stilus, and on fol. i a distich for remembering the names of the Epistles of st. Paul

Incipit: Ro semel & Cor bis

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 222 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.875 × 8.125 in.


2 cols.


Good historiated initials.

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 306)


Leather stained red on boards, 15th cent. English work.


Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Newark priory: 'Hic liber est Ecclesie sanete Marie & beati Thome martiris de Nouo Loco. quem qui furto abstulerit uel sine consciencia eiusdem ecclesie conuentus quocumque modo alienauerit. sit anathema maranatha. Amen,' 13th cent.

Also on fol. i is 'Memoriale magistri Hugonis capellani domini Wint[er(?): then, added] p. id est. Psalt[erium] glosat[um]', all late 13th cent.; the reading of the last line is doubtful.

Presented by sir George More in 1604.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 306 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-07: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.