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

MS. Rawl. G. 41

Summary Catalogue no.: 14772


Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae

With extracts from the French version of Jean de Meun added in the 15th century.

Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


One fine, other good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 123, pl. XII)


Blue leather with gold tooling (Thomas Rawlinson's).


Origin: 12th century, first half; additions, 15th century ; English (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1895). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.