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

MS. Tanner 169*

Summary Catalogue no.: 9995

Physical Description

Composite: pp. 3–174 || pp. 1–2, 177–178 || pp. 175–176
Musical Notation:

Notation (see van Dijk 1957).

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Chester, Cheshire, Benedictine abbey of St Werburg: Kalendar entries show that the book belonged to a monk of St Werburg's. Cf. Corrigenda to Summary Cat. III, IV, V, and F. Wormald, Engl. Ben. Kalendars after a. d. 1100, 1 (HBS), pp. 95ff. (MLGB3: Liturgical evidence, often to be found in the kalendar).

'Henry Maynwaryng by the . . .' (p. 2), s. xvi. (MLGB3)

Thomas Tanner, 1674–1735

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian in 1735.

MS. Tanner 169* – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, end (c. 1192–1193) ; English, Chester (?)

MS. Tanner 169* – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English, Chester (?)

MS. Tanner 169* – Part 3

Contents

(p. 175)
Alliterative poem (added, 13th cent.; begins imperfect)
Incipit: Stod ho ...
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; English, Chester (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 57–63. Previously described in 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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