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

MS. Laud Misc. 72

Summary Catalogue no.: 1107


St. John's Gospel, with gloss
Incipit: (gloss) Omnibus divinae scripturae paginis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 115 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 258 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written): 178 × 138 mm.


Decorated initial unfinished.

Coloured initials in red.


Origin: 12th century, first half or middle

Provenance and Acquisition

Magistri Rimundij’, 13th century.

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris.

Identifiable as a23 in the 1502 Eberbach library catalogue.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 286 [physical description, date, provenance]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents]