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

MS. Laud Lat. 32

Summary Catalogue no.: 1122

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 324 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 282 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): 184 × 143 mm.

Decoration

Flourished initials.

History

Origin: 13th century, first quarter ; France (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: given by Theobaldus, dean of St Stephen's, Mainz (doc. 1217).

Eberbach ex libris.

Probably identifiable as C12 or a14 in the 1502 Eberbach library catalogue.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2019) from Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 284. Previously described in H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885.

Digital Images

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