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

MS. Bodl. 256

Summary Catalogue no.: 2447

Contents

Johannes Andreae, Nouellae in Decretales (on Decretals iii-v)
Explicit: Explicit Nouella. Iohannis Andree super quinque libris Decretalium

Only the commentary on Books III-V is here (see fols 146v, 182v), with some marginal notes

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 268 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 19 × 13 in.

Condition

The lower margins of fols 254-255 have been cut off.

Layout

2 cols

Decoration

Pächt and Alexander iii. 763, pl. LXXIII

Fine borders

Initials

Lombards

Binding

White sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing.

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3 inferred evidence)

Presented by the Dean and Chapter of Exeter, 1602 (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Description adapted (November 2022) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-11-10: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)