MS. Laud Lat. 42
Summary Catalogue no.: 1233
Luke, glossed; France, c. 1200
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 191–6. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Prologue with sparse interlinear gloss.
Luke with marginal and interlinear gloss.
Fol. 117r blank.
Added by a contemporary hand.
Ruled in lead point.
Fols. 1r-1v: 1 col. of 39 lines, ruled space 182 × 141/2 mm.
Fols. 2r-116v: 3 shifting cols., 40 lines, ruled space c. 180–6 × 149–55 mm.
Fols. 117va-118ra: 2 cols., 25–26 lines, ruled space c. 177–82 × 160 mm.
Protogothic, verging on textualis, one hand (except fols. 117va-118ra).
Fine initials on fols. 2r, 2v. (Pächt and Alexander i. 502)
Blue or red initials with foliate decoration in the opposite colour.
Running heads in red and blue.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Provenance and Acquisition
Würzburg, Domstift St Kilian: 13th-century ex libris, fol. 1r.
William Laud, 1573–1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. 1r.
Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.
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Last Substantive Revision
2018-10-10: Fuller summary of Mairhofer's catalogue created for Polonsky German manuscripts project.