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MS. Lat. bib. d. 6

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


Gospel of St. John, glossed

With preface (Stegmüller Repertorium 624) and glossa ordinaria.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 138v)
Note on the three Marys
Incipit: Ex testimoniis quatuor evangeliorum
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 139)
Tyconius, Liber de septem regulis (compendium from)
Incipit: Prima est de domino et eius corpore
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 139)
Gregory the Great, Ep. xi.64
Rubric: Epistola … beati Gregorii pape … quam tranamisit in Saxoniam ad Augustinum
(P.L. 77 col. 1183–1200)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: est iohannes
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: vi + 146 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 250 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written): 185–95 × 65 mm.




18–19 long lines. Ruling partly dry point, partly crayon.


Space left for initial on fol. 1.


original binding of brown leather (now mostly gone) over boards, with traces of pin for strap, and on back cover label under horn ‘Johannes glos.’ (13th cent.?).


Origin: 12th century, first half ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

'Jehane de Beaupre ... de bello Prato', 16th cent. (p. iii)

'Jehan Chardin', 'F. Fouyt', 16th cent.

'N. 23', 'Goullancourt', 'No. 23 L.R.', 18th cent. (p. 1)

Bought by the Bodleian from Thomas Baker, London Bookseller, in August 1923.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.