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

MS. Rawl. C. 400*

Summary Catalogue no.: Cf. 12254


Polyphonic fragments

Formerly endleaves of MS. Rawl. C. 400, removed in 1952.

(a), fols. 1-4: parts of two unfinished bifolia in codex form, with texts spaced for the addition of polyphonic music which was never added. (b), fols. 5-8: four smaller fragments from a roll which had polyphonic music on both sides. (c), fols. 9-10: two fragments with polyphony on one side and a miscellany of later scribbles on the back, including a life of St Margaret of Antioch.

MS. Lat. liturg. b. 19, fol. 4 is a fragment from the same roll as (c).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll_codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th century ; English

Record Sources

Summary description based on the account by B. C. Barker-Benfield in Bodleian Library Record 11 (1982-5) 116-18.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)