MS. Laud Misc. 276
Summary Catalogue no.: 1254
With additional texts on the creed before or. 9.
Collated (siglum O) in Tyrannii Rvfini Orationvm Gregorii Nazianzeni novem interpretati, ed. A. Engelbrecht, CSEL 46 (1910).
Addition, late tenth-century (Bischoff 2004).
Collated (siglum F) in Analecta Hymnica 53, no. 192.
Carolingian minuscule by several hands.
Rustic capitals used for rubrics and the beginning of some texts.
Uncial used for rubrics and the beginning of some texts.
Neums in the margin, fol. 85r.
Rubrics in red and black.
Plain and coloured initials.
Simple decorated initials, fols. 51r, 55r, 63r.
Provenance and Acquisition
Script described by Bischoff (2004) as characteristic of the earlier Lorsch style, except for fols. 40r-41r and 50v-70v in ‘foreign’ hands.
Lorsch, Benedictine abbey: identifiable in the mid-ninth-century catalogues (A52, B148, Ca353, D239: A. Häse, Mittelalterliche Bücherverzeichnisse aus Kloster Lorsch (2002), p. 293 no. 293).
Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: identifiable as H 10 in the library catalogue of 1502.
William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.
Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.
Last Substantive Revision
2019-03-06: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project.