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

MS. Lat. misc. d. 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 30572 + addition


Chronicle of England (fragments: leaves and parts of leaves)
Language(s): Latin with an Old English gloss

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 12th century ; English, Canterbury, Christ Church (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: Leaves are parts of leaves taken from Bodleian bindings (and two leaves from Queen's College 299): the bindings bear Gibson rolls xi, xix. Christ Church, Canterbury, marginal marking on fol. 5r. (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

Lat. Misc. d.13 and Lat. Misc d.30 are fragments of one volume. ? To be identified with parts of no. 283 Eastry's Catalogue (James, Anc. Libr., 49), cf. S.C. 30584. (MLGB3)

Fols. 1–2 purchased 1954, with other fragments from the Phillips and Bliss collections (MS. Lat. misc. a. 3) (see Bodleian Library Record 5/2 (1954), 109

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Fols. 1–2: see Peter Kidd, Checklist of Western Medieval Manuscripts Acquired 1916-


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.