University College MS. 71
"Good initials. Penwork initials, cadels." (Alexander and Temple)
Trimmed chemise binding, tawed leather. "Contemporary binding of white leather on boards." (Alexander and Temple)
Origin: s. XVin. ; England
Provenance and Acquisition
"olim liber Magistri Hawkyns, ex dono Roberti Page, postea coll. Univ. ex dono Willelmi Hawkyns." (Coxe) "Given by William Hawkyns, fellow, 1527, fol. 14v." (Alexander and Temple)
Summary description based on the following sources.
H. O. Coxe, Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque Oxoniensibus hodie adservantur (1852), p. 21
J. J. G. Alexander and Elzbieta Temple, Illuminated manuscripts in Oxford college libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985), Cat. No. 479 [information on decoration and origin]
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-01-13: Record created.