MS. Rawl. G. 163
Summary Catalogue no.: 14887
Psalterium, glossed (Bruno of Würzburg); Tegernsee, s. xi2
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 715-22. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Stegmüller 407, and, following, 406.
Gallican Psalter and Canticles, with the commentary attributed to Bruno of Würzburg
Stegmüller 430, 1833(2)
The three prayers preceding the Psalter are missing, only the rubric is preserved at the foot of fol. 4vb. (See MS. Laud Lat. 96, fols. 5vb-6rb)
Gallican psalter with gloss (Bruno of Würzburg), Gloss on the Psalter
Canticles with gloss (Bruno of Würzburg), Gloss on the Canticles
Pater Noster, Apostles' Creed, Te Deum, and Athanasian Creed, with gloss of Bruno of Würzburg, Gloss on Pater Noster, Apostles' Creed, Te Deum, and Athanasian Creed
Fols. 258r–259v blank.
Ruling in hard point, two shifting columns, (fols. 5r ff.) for the text and gloss on a single full- and half-space grid: (fols. 1r–4v) 23, (fols. 5r–257v) 23 lines for the main text, usually 45 lines for the gloss; (fols. 5r ff.) double spacing for the text, single for the gloss. Ruled space c. 216–25 × 176–79 mm.
Calligraphic protogothic, Tegernsee, 11th century, second half: main text, gloss and canticles by several hands.
Fine borders, initials. (P&A i. 33, pl. IV): Tegernsee, 11th century, second half: full-page strapwork initials on fols. 5r, 73v, 140v. Red rubrics, tituli, colophons and other highlights.
Brown leather over board for Thomas Rawlinson (1681–1725).
Provenance and Acquisition
A 17th-century (?) shelfmark, fol. 1r.
Thomas Rawlinson (1681–1725): binding
Richard Rawlinson (1690–1755): bought for £1. 3s. at Thomas Rawlinson’s sale in 1734, second day’s sale, no. 154 in Ballard (1734).
Given to the Bodleian Library by Rawlinson; accessioned in 1756.
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Last Substantive Revision
2019-08-01: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.