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MS. Laud Misc. 292

Summary Catalogue no.: 1154

Johannes de Turrecremata; Germany, 15th century, second half


(fols. 1r-263v)
Iohannes de Turrecremata, Commentary on Regula S. Benedicti
(fols. 1r-3v)
List of chapter titles
Rubric: Incipit Tabula capitulorum presentis operis.
Incipit: Reuerendissimo in Christo patri et domino domino Johanni cardinali sancti Sixti
Rubric: Responsio Domini Cardinalis
Incipit: Accepi litteras tuas dilectissime frater
Incipit: Quoniam adiuuante domino nostro Ihesu Christo expositioni regule
Explicit: (ends impf.) illi coniuncti sunt, eius presumptionem rebellionem ||
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 263 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 336 × 247 mm.
Dimensions (written): 232 × 170 mm.


Initials (Pächt and Alexander i. 176) in red and blue, partly decorated (Palmer, p. 293).


Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.


Origin: 15th century, second half ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach ex libris: 'Liber virginis gloriose. In Ebirbach. hic est Marie' (fol. 4r)

William Laud, 1573–1645, 1637.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

MS. Laud Misc. 292 - paper leaf before fol. i


On the recto is a commentary in German on Matt. 8:4, perhaps intended as a sketch for preaching. On the verso, a list of select church festivals.

Found loose between fols. 88 and 89. Tipped in the front of the manuscript in September 1997.

Language(s): Latin and German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 1 leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 340 × 164 mm.


Origin: 16th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (November 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 86, 293, 315 fragment 36 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3 vols. (1966–1973) I, no. 176.
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)


Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-14: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.