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

MS. Bodl. 279

Summary Catalogue no.: 2241


Robert Holcot, Commentary on Wisdom
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good penwork initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 656)


Origin: 14th century, third quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Istum librum habuit magister Iohannes Raw de bonis magistri Martini Lerchedekne ...". "Ex dono magistri Iohannes Row huius ecclesie quondam Subdecani" (d. 1463). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Dean and Chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.