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

MS. Laud Misc. 260

Summary Catalogue no.: 1127

Contents

(fols. 2r-78r)
Nicolaus Stoer, Expositio officii missae
Incipit: Circa inicium officii missae est notandum primo
Incipit: Reverendi patres ac domini, cogitante mihi crebrius ac diligenti indagine
Incipit: Ad honorem benedicte et individue Trinitatis sanctorumque patronorum hujus dyocesis, scilicet, Sancti Johannis Baptiste et Sancti Laurencii martiris, necnon pro felici incremento alme Universitatis Lubscensis aggressus laborem grandum
Incipit: Quantum ad primum canonem dico quod Sacra Scriptura quantum ad presens occurrit, novem de causis ferventer est studenda
Explicit: a laude ergo quia incepimus, a laude quoque terminemus, ut in eternum laudemus Eum Qui vivit et regnat in secula seculorum Amen: Deo gracias.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 78 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 297 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): 245 × 168 mm.

Decoration

Red initial with red-green penwork, by the same hand as the initials in MS. Laud Misc. 586 (datable after 1464) and Wiesbaden LB, HS. 21 (dated 1458).

Coloured red initials.

History

Origin: c. 1460-70 ; German, Eberbach, Cistercian abbey (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Attributed (‘probably’) to the Eberbach scriptorium by Palmer.

Characteristic Eberbach table of contents, c. 1500 (fols. 1r)

Perhaps identifiable as part of I 14 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 291 [contents, physical description, origin, provenance]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

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