MS. Laud Misc. 134
Summary Catalogue no.: 1553
Augustine; Niederaltaich Abbey?, s. ix2/4, (Gozbald).
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 431-9. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested
f. i recto-verso a small paper slip; fols. ii recto–iii verso blank, except for shelfmarks, a 17th-century list of contents and an ex-libris.
fols. 111r-v blank, except for a pen trial.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Provenance and Acquisition
The manuscript consists of two separate but similar parts, which came together very early on: on palaeographical evidence both written by pre-Würzburg hands belonging to the Gozbald group, possibly in Niederaltaich Abbey, s. ix2/4. Part II in the hand of Egino: subscription, f. 15v.
Würzburg, Domstift St Kilian: a 15th-century shelfmark, f. 1r.
William Laud, 1573–1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. iii verso.
Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.
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Last Substantive Revision
2019-06-27: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.