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

MS. Rawl. A. 363

Summary Catalogue no.: 11248


1. (fol. 1)
Old Testament

Fragment comprising Genesis and part of Exodus (to 16.5), with Jerome's letter to Paulinus and his preface to the Pentateuch.

Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 19)
Innocent III, De miseria humanae conditionis

Lacking most of bk. 3.

Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 29)
Petrus Comestor, Historia scholastica (imperfect)
Language(s): Latin
4. (fol. 65v)
Votive mass of St Gilbert, 'Os iusti'

With the collect, etc., in full.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 65 + i fol.
Dimensions (written): 255 × 195 mm.


(item 4) 2 cols.


Origin: 14th century ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 19-65: Mr. Thomas Heddon, vicar of Gainford, before 1515.

Bequeathed (presumably) by him to Staindrop College and delivered in 1515: ‘Orate pro anima Magistri Thome Heddon' nuper vicarii de gaynforde. qui dedit hunc librum collegio de Staindroppe cuius anime propicietur deus. Deliberatus per me dominum Iohannem Smyth de Bernardo de castel. In die sancti Cedde. secundo die marcii. Anno domini 1515.’ (fol. 65v).

Thomas Rawlinson, no. 910 in his catalogue.

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755.

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript, 1957) Vol. 1: Mass Books, p. 204 [item 4], and the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862-1900).