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

MS. Rawl. poet. 225

Summary Catalogue no.: 14716


South English Legendary

Imperfect. Also including other saints' lives, some versions unique to this MS.: see M. Görlach, Textual tradition of the South English Legendary, 109-111, for detailed description and attempted reconstruction.

After the Life of Gregory (IMEV 209) on fols. 105br-114v follows (fol. 115v):

Votive mass for the triennale of St Gregory

The collect Deus qui es summa nostre redemptionis, secr. Omnipotens et misericors deus .... postc. Deus cuius misericordie non est numerus … Introduction in English verse, possibly belonging to the preceding Life of St. Gregory

Language(s): English (with a little Latin, fol. 115v)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Origin: 15th century, second half (Görlach) ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from the Summary Catalogue and (fol. 115v) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript, 1957) Vol. 1: Mass Books, p. 207.

Last Substantive Revision

2019-10-31: Toby Burrows/Mapping Manuscript MigrationsProvenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/mapping-manuscript-migrations/oxford-tei-updates/blob/master/update_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.