MS. Bodl. 251
Summary Catalogue no.: 2332
Fine coloured drawings and diagrams, borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 614, pl. XLVI)
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: "Prima pars Lyre Willelmi Cowrtenay Cantuariensis archiepiscopi [s. xiv ex.] Prima pars lyre quam Willelmus Courtenay dedit ecclesie Christi Cantuariensi", s. xv (flyleaf ii verso, facing fol. 1r of text). Christ Church signs in margins passim. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
Given by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Colfe, 1616. (MLGB3)
Before this the book had been to Oxford -- see the cauciones in it, cf. S.C. 2332. (MLGB3)
Digital Bodleian (15 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.