MS. Laud Misc. 466
Summary Catalogue no.: 1145
Hugh of Saint-Cher, Postillae in Bibliam (selection); Northern France (Paris?), s. xiiiex
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 609-20. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
James (Stegmüller, Bibl. 3755)
I & II Epistles of Peter (Stegmüller, Bibl. 3757 & 3759)
I–III Epistles of John (Stegmüller, Bibl. 3761, 3763 & 3765)
Contemporary marginal glosses; one of the hands is probably identical with a glossator found in several other books from the Domstift, see the note for MS. Laud Lat. 6.
Fols. 220r-221v blank, except for few notes on the Postillae on f. 220v.
Ruling in lead point, in two columns of c. 49–(mostly) 54 lines. Ruled space c. 240–60 × 157–72 mm.
Small French textualis, s. xiiiex, by several professional hands; below top line.
Fine medium to large coloured initials with some pen-flourishing, Northern France (Paris?), s. xiiiex.
Headings, paraphs, and chapter numbering in coloured capitals. Red underlining of lemmata.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Provenance and Acquisition
Written in the North of France (Paris?), s. xiiiex: based on script, parchment, and the decoration.
Würzburg, Domstift St Kilian: same added marginal and interlinear gloss as in other Bible books from the Domstift library.
William Laud, 1573–1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. 1r.
Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Corrected description of the marginal glosses.