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

MS. Tanner 110

Summary Catalogue no.: 9936


Bestiarium moralizatum
Language(s): Anglo-Norman
Language(s): Latin
Theological treatises, fragments and notes.
Language(s): Latin and Anglo-Norman
Language(s): Anglo-Norman and Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 12th century, 13th century, 14th century, 15th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, Benedictine Abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin and St Benedict: 'Memorandum that thys Booke pertenyth to Dane Rolande Sentyvys monasteryall monke of the monastery off Ramsay in the cownte of huntyngdon and in The dyoces off lyncollne whom gode presarve Amen.' (fol. 243r). (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).

W. Sancroft (fol. 1r). (MLGB3)

Thomas Tanner, 1674–1735

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian in 1735.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (A. Hackman, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars quarta codices viri admodum reverendi Thomæ Tanneri, S.T.P., episcopi Asaphensis, complectens, Quarto Catalogues IV, repr. 1966, with corrections, from the ed. of 1860).


    Online resources:

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 6: Fragments - Office Books, Rituals, Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 135

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.