MS. Laud Lat. 101
Summary Catalogue no.: 1260
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 256-61. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Note of contents, late 14th century.
Ezekiel; fols. 1v-2r, Jerome's prologue (Stegmüller 492); fol. 2ra-v, capitula.
Fol. 80r-v blank.
Jerome's prologue to the Minor Prophets (Stegmüller 500).
Hosea; prologue (Stegmüller 504), fol. 81r-v.
Joel; four prologues, fols. 92v-93r (cf. Stegmüller 510), fol. 93r (Stegmüller 5208), fol. 93r (Stegmüller 509), fols. 93r-94r (Stegmüller 511).
Amos; two prologues, fols. 98v-99r (Stegmüller 515), fol. 99r (cf. Stegmüller 512).
Ruled mostly in lead point (quires 13-14 hard point), mostly 1 column, 21- (mostly) 22 lines. Ruled space c. 205-20 × 140-7 mm.
Protogothic script, several hands.
Good decorated initials. (P&A i. 58)
Rubrics in red.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Provenance and Acquisition
MSS. Laud Lat. 100, 101, 103, 266 are all plain text books of the Bible marked up for reading aloud.
Würzburg, Domstift St Kilian: late 12th-cent ex-libris, fols. 1r, 2r.
William Laud, 1573-1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. 2r.
Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.