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

University College MS. 86


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: vellum


"Good miniature. Fine initials. Fine penwork initials. Marginal sketch, fol. 267. Fols. 189-243 an insertion of saec. xiii in. with fine penwork initials." (Alexander and Temple)


14th-century tawed leather over wooden boards to page edge. Originally had seven clasps.


Origin: 13th century, end ; England; Durham (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

"olim armarioli communis Dunelmensis, postea Johannis de Kelton." (Coxe) Give by Charles Hales. (Note in Duke Humphrey copy of Coxe) "Ex libris of Durham cathedral and pressmark 'Q', saec. xv. fol. 1. (Alexander and Temple)

Record Sources


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Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.