MS. Laud Misc. 421
Summary Catalogue no.: 893
Canons and decrees; Western Germany, s. ixex
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 648–64. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
For a detailed itemization of contents, see Mairhofer pp. 648–64.
Excerpts: Concilium Arelatense an. 314, CPL 1776a; Concilium Arausicanum an. 441, CPL 1779b; Concilium Agathense an. 506, CPL 1784; Concilium Toletanum IV. an. 633, CPL 1790; Statuta ecclesiae antiqua (c. 475), CPL 1776
PL 138. 443–446.
St Peter to John VIII.
Extracts: for a detailed itemization, see Mairhofer.
Fols. ii recto–iii verso blank, except for a list of contents and the ex-libris; 158r-159v blank.
Ruling in hard point, two columns of 39–41, (mostly) 40 lines; ad hoc ruling: (fol. 155r) diagram; some subscriptions: each column divided into two or three parts, inscribed however always in two cols. Ruled space c. 228–51 × 168–78 mm.
German Carolingian minuscule by several, very similar hands.
Table of consanguinity, West German, s. ixex, fol. 155r.
Red rubrics, headers
Simple coloured initials.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2019-07-11: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.