A Psalter, followed (fol. 126) by canticles and creed, written in about A.D. 1300 in England or France
The binding is stamped leather by 'H. I.' i.e. Henry Jacobi of London, 1505-12, with a design described in J. Weale's Bookbindings at South Kensington, ii. (1894), p. 119: the back is modern.
- Creation: written in about A.D. 1300 in England or France
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 131
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21705
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Owned by William Bendlowes (d. 1613) who has scribbled notes and verses on blank pages and even on the illuminations (see foll, iii, 1, 96, 138v, etc.): on fol. 96 he gives some account of his father.
On parchment, with many miniatures (one full-page, on fol. 96v) and illuminated borders and capitals, binding: stamped leather
9 5/8 × 6 1/2 in.