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

MS. e Mus. 31

Summary Catalogue no.: 3574

Contents

1.
Augustine, Retractions
Language(s): Latin
4.
Isidore, De ortu et obitu patrum
Language(s): Latin
6.
Isidore, De uiris illustribus
Language(s): Latin
7.
Gennadius, De uiris inlustribus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 107)

Binding

White leather on boards, with tags at top and bottom; bosses and most of the clasp gone, 13th-cent. (?) English work.

History

Origin: 12th century, second quarter ; English, Bury St. Edmunds

Provenance and Acquisition

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Benedictine abbey of St Edmund, King and Martyr: 'Liber sancti Ӕdmundi'; 'A.31'. Medieval, probably contemporary binding. The old outer jacket appears now to be doing duty as the cover of MS Laud Misc. 233. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

John Parry, 1653--4. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.