MS. Laud Misc. 98
Summary Catalogue no.: 1220
Composite: Bernard of Clairvaux; Germany (Eberbach?), 14th century, end | Arnold of Bonneval; Germany, c. 1200 and c. 1300 | Origen; Germany (Lorsch), 9th century, first half
Composite: fols. 1-66 || fols. 67-75 || fols. 76-122 || fols. 123-202. Part 1 (s. xiv) is attributed to the Eberbach scriptorium; part 2 (c. 1300) is a supplement to part 3 (c. 1200). The four parts were together at Eberbach by 1502.
Extent: ii + 203 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 274 × 175 mm.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen and Matthew Holford (January 2020) from the following sources (with additional description of the contents and physical description):
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 105, 215, 253, 287 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
R. U. Smith, "Arnold of Bonneval, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Bernard's Epistle 310", Analecta Cisterciensia 49 (1993), 273-318, pp. 298-299.
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]
Last Substantive Revision
2020-01-30: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.