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

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 51

Summary Catalogue no.: 3353


Gregory IX, Decretalia

Books 1-5, with marginal notes

An incomplete index of chapters is on fol. 313v

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 316 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.5 × 8.125 in.


2 cols


Illuminated capitals


Origin: 13th century, second half ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden, 1584–1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

Record Sources

Description adapted (September 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-09-22: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)