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

MS. Laud Misc. 428

Summary Catalogue no.: 982


Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job,

books xxiii-xxvii

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 315)


Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Newstead, Nottinghamshire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin (?); MSS. Laud Misc. 428 and Laud Misc. 285 may have belonged to Newstead, Lincs., or more probably, Newstead, Notts., since it came to Laud from William le Neve, like MS. Laud Lat. 34 (q.v.). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

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). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

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