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

MS. Laud Misc. 746

Summary Catalogue no.: 1418


Rabanus Maurus, De universo
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th century, end

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, Franciscan convent (?) : Grossetestian signs in the margins in the same hand as the signs in Lincoln Coll. lat. 33, which belonged to the Oxford Franciscans, q. v. (fol. 88v) 'frater Iohannes de dorkinge'. Has Gascoigne's '... IHC ... m a '. See R. W. Hunt in BLR 4 (1953), p. 243. (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

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.