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

MS. Laud Misc. 271

Summary Catalogue no.: 1326


Gregory the Great , Homiliae XL in euangelia,

hom. xxi-xl

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Drawings (crayon partly inked over later) added 10th or 11th century (?), fol. 98v. Sketches for initial and border, 12th century, first half, fol. 1v. (P&A iii. 1296)


Origin: 9th century, first half; added decoration, 10th or 11th century (?), and 12th century, first half ; German, area of Lorsch

Record Sources

Summary description based on Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 590-6; previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885).

Digital Images

Bibliotheca Laureshamensis – digital (full facsimile)