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

MS. Laud Misc. 374

Summary Catalogue no.: 975


Robert Grosseteste, Dicta CXLVII
Language(s): Latin
Robert Grosseteste, Templum Domini
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment




Origin: 14th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Hyde (Hida, FORMERLY NEW MINSTER, WINCHESTER), Hampshire, Benedictine abbey of Holy Trinity, St Mary the Virgin, and St Peter: Fragment of kalendar of Hyde abbey in binding (s. xii ex.) contains first 17 days of August (Oswald in blue, Assumptio in blue, Inventio s. Stephani, Laurence red, Ethelwold black) and 16 days of July (2–17) (Swithun black, Grimbald red, Transl. s. Benedicti and Oct. of Peter and Paul blue, Sexburg, Hedda and K. black). Medieval binding: label on back with 'HVDA' and 'Opus domini Roberti lincolniensis Grosthedi' (s. xv), secured by a metal border fastened by 8 nails. Centre strap and clasp marks, also two other strap-attachment marks above and below the centre of first board. Chain attachement top of first cover in centre. (MLGB3: evidence from binding or pastedowns and from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift).

Laud 1635. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.