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

MS. Laud Misc. 349

Summary Catalogue no.: 1289


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 231 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 138 mm.
Dimensions (written): 178 × 93 mm.


Red-brown floriate initial on yellow ground (fol. 1r). Red initials with occasional decoration.


Origin: 12th century, last quarter ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Identifiable as H 5 in the library catalogue of Eberbach Abbey, 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1637.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (July 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 294 [physical description, date, provenance]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, localization, acquisition]


    Printed descriptions:

    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 94