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

MS. Auct. D. inf. 2. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 4089

Contents

Bible.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good fleuronnée initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 542)

Binding

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

History

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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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