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

MS. Laud Misc. 265

Summary Catalogue no.: 1317

Contents

(fol. 1r)

Fragmentary text on the reality of Christ's death (?)

(fol. 1v)

Note on the marriages and descendants of Anne, including verses (Walther 1067).

(fol. 1v)

Extract from Jerome, Ep. 71.6

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii (paper) + 1 + 1 + 223 + 1 + i + ii folios
Dimensions (leaf): 314 × 195 mm.
Dimensions (written): 212 × 125 mm.
Foliation: i-ii, 1, 2, 3-225, 226, 227, 228-229

Decoration

Red and blue initials, sometimes with penwork decoration.

Additions:

13th century annotations, extensive in places.

Binding

Laudian binding, rebacked.

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris (fols. 1v, 225r).

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

MS. Laud Misc. 265 - endleaves (fols. 2, 226)

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 313 × 195 mm.
Dimensions (written): 213 × 124 mm.
Additions:

13th century annotations, extensive in places.

History

Origin: c. 1200 ; Italian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (July 2019, by Matthew Holford, with additional description of fol. 1, foliation, binding) from the following sources :
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 291, 315 (no. 34) [physical description, date, origin, provenance, endleaves]
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)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2019-07-09: Description revised for Polonsky German