MS. Laud Misc. 211
Summary Catalogue no.: 1063
Fol. 67 is an inserted slip with just six lines of text on the recto, the verso blank; Book XI begins on a new quire, by a different scribe, and with 23 (instead of 24) lines per page (fol. 68). A new scribe begins at fol. 84, with 28 lines per page. Fol. 109v partly blank, marking a break in production, but text runs without a gap from 'probi ac strenui' to fol. 110r, 'qui dum in prima acie' (XI.18, PL 170.313D), with 23 lines per page.Ruperti Tuitiensis Liber de divinis officiis, ed. by H. Haacke, CCCM, 7 (Turnhout, 1967), pp. 239–418; the MS. briefly described at pp. xxx–xxxi (siglum ‘E’)
Unidentified; in large part on Noah's Ark.
Omitting the end of II.18 (after 'cibat') and the beginning of III.Prol.
Interpolated text, as pr. PL 119.15–72; omits c. 1, and ends imperfect in c. 54 (PL 119.49D)
Texts perhaps added on originally blank leaves (the leaves have been pricked for 23 lines, as for fols. 110–173, but are written with 31–34 lines):
As pr. H. Hagenmeyer, Die Kreuzzegsbriefe aus den Jahren 1088–1100 (1901), no. XVIII, 167–174, in the second recension ending with c. 18.
1 column, usually of 23–24 lines, written above top line.
Fols. 84–109 with 28 lines.
Fols. 174r-176v with 31–4 lines.
Red floriate initial with animal motifs (fol. 1v).
Other initials in plain red.
Blank spaces after fol. 131v.
Laudian binding. Polished brown calf with archbishop Laud’s arms in gilt in the centre of each cover. Vestiges of two ties. The spine (split) with the remains of three paper labels, including one pre-Bodleian, handwritten.
Provenance and Acquisition
‘Possibly’ from the Eberbach scriptorium (Palmer).
Eberbach ex libris, 15th century (fol. 1r)
Identifiable as c 17 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.
‘I5.’ in ink (fols. 1r, 2r).
William Laud, 1573–1645, 1638 (fol. 1v).
Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639. Former Bodleian shelfmarks ‘F. 26’ and ‘Laud 211’ (front pastedown).
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-04-20: Add ref to CCCM, and additional physical description.