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MS. Lat. misc. d. 74

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


Ivo of Chartres, Panormia
Language(s): Latin

The text ends at VIII.136. A leaf is missing after fol.5, containing the end of the prologue and beginning of Bk.I (P.L. 161 col.1046A ‘volunt separari’ - 1048D ‘sine qualitate bonum’).

Decrees of the Lateran Council, 1139,

§§i–xxviii, ending incomplete owing to the loss of a leaf after fol.97 ‘psallendum Obeun-’ (Mansi, Concilia, XXI col.533). Addition in a contemporary hand.

Language(s): Latin
Decrees of the Council of Rheims, 1148
Rubric: Decreta Eugenii pape
Incipit: Qui ab episcopis suis

In the version of Sirmond. (See Med. and Ren. Studies 3 (1954), 160 n. 1.)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: -rentur supplicium
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 101 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 230 × 150 mm.
Dimensions (written): 190 × 110 mm.


1(8)(leaf gone after 5), 2(6), 3(10), 4(6), 5(10), 6(6), 7(10), 8(6), 9(10), 10(6), 11(10), 12(6), 13(10)(wants 4, 7–10 canc.)


44 long lines


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 476)

Red, buff, black and green initials with flourishes, some of which are in the shape of human and animal faces


17th cent.binding of mottled calf.


Origin: 12th century, first quarter ; French, North-west (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Roger de Conway , 14th century, second half. ‘Iste est liber Fratris Rogeri de Conewey et est Pannormia Ivonis Carnotensis continens libros octo’(fol.99v). Roger de Conway was 22nd Minister of the Franciscan Province of England (cf. A. G. Little, Grey Friars in Oxford, p.239).

Prob. no. 29 in the collection of 'Henry' [recte John (?)] Langley (Cat. codd. MSS. Angliae et Hiberniae (1697), II no. 6982)

John, Baron Somers (1651–1716): Somers-Jekyll sale (Sir Joseph Jekyll, Master of the Rolls, d. 1738), 26 Feb. 1738, lot 54, pressmark '29: 3' on fol. 1. For the connection between these collections cf. N. R. Ker in The Library 4th Ser., XXIII/1, 1942, 2–4.

'Honest' Thomas Martin of Palgrave

John Ives , his sale, Baker & Leigh 3 March 1777 lot 409

Major J. H. S. Borthwick, of Borthwick, Crookston, Heriot, Midlothian , his sale at Sotheby's 3 June 1946, lot 209


Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.