MS. Laud Lat. 117
Summary Catalogue no.: 1253
Servius; Donatus grammaticus; Germany, s. xi.
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 309-13. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
GL IV. 449.9–452.17
Ruling in hard point; one column of 35–37 lines. Ruled space c. 230-41 × 131-48 mm.
Late German Carolingian minuscule, s. xi, by several hands.
Plain two- to four-line initials in red or the ink of the text to bks 6–12; (item 2) a three-, (item 3) a two-line initial in the ink of the text.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Provenance and Acquisition
Written in Germany, s. xi, based on palaeographical features.
William Laud, 1573-1645: his ex libris, 1638, fol. 1r.
Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)