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MS. Laud Misc. 241

Summary Catalogue no.: 855


Gregory the Great, Homiliae XL in euangelia (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Miniature (diagram of a Holy sepulchre), good initials. Added 12th century, late. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 213, pl. XXI)


Origin: 12th century, middle; added miniature, 12th century, late ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Roche, Yorkshire, Cistercian abbey of St Mary the Virgin: 'VI D' (fol. 4r). (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Abp. Laud 1639; given to Bodley 1640. (MLGB3)

Cf. N. R. Ker in Medium Ӕvum 5, p. 48. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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