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

MS. Laud Misc. 92

Summary Catalogue no.: 986

Fulgentius of Ruspe, etc.


Language(s): Latin

This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 316–323. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.

1. (fol. 1r)


Fol. 1v blank.

2. (fols. 2r-47v)
Fulgentius of Ruspe, Ad Monimum
5. (fols. 129r-174r)
Fulgentius of Ruspe, Epistulae (epp. 1–7)

Text lost (one leaf missing?) after fol. 169.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 173 + ii, foliated i-ii, 1–177 (37, 173 omitted)
Dimensions (leaf): c. 284–90 × 202–19 mm.
Margins trimmed.


Ruled in hard point. One col. of 25 lines, ruled space c. 222–6 × 154–65 mm.


Carolingian minuscule by several hands.

Rubrics in uncial.

Rubrics in rustic capitals.


Decorated initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 15)


Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.


Provenance and Acquisition

Written either at Würzburg by scribes trained at Niederaltaich, or at Niederaltaich. Originally bound together with MS. Laud Misc. 580, probably together from the time of their production.

Würzburg, Domstift St Kilian, 12th-century ex libris, fol. 1r, and 15th-century shelfmark, fol. 2r.

William Laud, 1573–1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. 1v.

Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.

Record Sources

See above. Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)


Last Substantive Revision

2019-03-08: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.