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

MS. Selden Superius 111

Summary Catalogue no.: 3323


Exposition of Ten Commandments, Creed, Sacraments, Liturgy, etc., with prefaces

A list of contents is on p. 234

Language(s): Russian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: viii + 242 pages
Dimensions (binding): 6.375 × 4.625 in.




Apparently written by Christopher Borough (A. E. Pennington, 'A Sixteenth-Century English Slavist', Modern Language Review, 62, No. 4 (Oct., 1967), pp. 680-686)


Limp white parchment with gold ornament and the royal arms of England on the sides. English work of c. 1590


Origin: 16th century

Provenance and Acquisition

'Forte repertum Londinj hunc libellum emit M. Westermannus: Equidem ab eo redemj, si fortassis indagare queam characterum explicationes . 14 . Nouemb. 1590

'John Sjmson his boke', early 17th century.

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)


    Printed descriptions:

    Ralph Cleminson, A Union Catalogue of Cyrillic Manuscripts in British and Irish Collections (1988), no. 193

Last Substantive Revision

2023-09-06: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)