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

MS. Auct. D. inf. 2. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 4089


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander i. 542:

Good fleuronnée initials.


Stamped brown leather on boards, reproduced in S. Gibson's Some Notable Bodleian Bindings, pl. 6, Oxford work of about 1480.


Origin: 13th century, end ; French (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Worcester, Worcestershire, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber ecclesiae beatae Mariae Wigorn teste Guil. Thornhill eius prebendario". William Thornhill, prebendary 1584–1626. Several illegible erased inscriptions. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Turner, Lat. 12. Was cautio of "M. Benet monachi" in the Chycheley chest, AD 1482. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1937). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


Last Substantive Revision

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