Life of Saint Hilary, written in the early part of the 12th cent.
'... Vita vel translatio sancti Hilarii ... filioli uidelicet sancti Hilarii Pictauensis episcopi, que ... sollempniter & canonicae acta est ab Aldrico Cenomannice urbis episcopo ... xi kal. Octobris', A.D. 841: beg. 'Magnas sanctorum precelsasque virtutes.'.
- Creation: written in the early part of the 12th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 226
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 21800
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Owned by 'Philippus Lepinus Deshayes' (early 18th cent.): the MS. was no. 195 in the Tho. Rawlinson sale in March, 1733/4, and was bought by lord Coleraine.
6 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.