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

MS. Rawl. D. 358

Summary Catalogue no.: 15476


Language(s): Latin

1. (pp. 2–3)
John Wheathamstead, Abbot of St. Albans, Register (1420)

Fragment used as endleaf. Page 1 blank. Page 4 blank.

2. (pp. 5–71)
Ps.-Aristotle, De regimine principum

Pages 72–80 blank

3. (pp. 81–94)
Thomas Cantimpratensis, De lapidibus preciosis (De natura rerum, bk. XIV),

p. 95 blank; p. 96, ex libris of John Whethamstede/St Albans abbey; see Provenance.

4. (pp. 97–101)
De mirabilibus Britannie
6. (pp. 105–128)
Knight of the Swan
7. (pp. 128–130)
Legenda de Constantia

MS. Douce 299 is part of the same manuscript: see MLGB3.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 65 folios


Origin: 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

John Whethamstede, abbot of St Albans (p. 96: 'liber monasterii sancti Albani ex dono magistri Johannis Whethamstede olim Abbatis ecclesie eiusdem': see MLGB3)

St Albans, Benedictine abbey

Richard Graves of Mickelton (fol. [i])

Given by him to Thomas Hearne, by 1723 (fol. [i])

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from 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).


Last Substantive Revision

2020-11-04: Added further information from Quarto catalogue and revised identification of art. 3 ex inf. Mattia Cipriani.