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'Hierde Boc, or, the Book of the Pastoral care...', Written about 1730 (?) by G. Ballard

MS. Ballard 57

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'Hierde Boc, or, the Book of the Pastoral care. Wrote originally in Latin by Gregory the Great. And translated into Anglo-Saxon by King Ælfred', a transcript of MS. Hatton 20 (O. C. 4113), made by George Ballard.


  • Written about 1730 (?) by G. Ballard


280 pages

Language of Materials

  • English, Old (ca.450-1100)


MS. Ballard 57

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. III, no. 10843

Physical Facet

On paper


10 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom