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

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

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)


Last Substantive Revision

2019-10-31: Toby Burrows/Mapping Manuscript MigrationsProvenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/mapping-manuscript-migrations/oxford-tei-updates/blob/master/update_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.