MS. Bodl. 339
Summary Catalogue no.: 2400
2 cols., 48 lines, column space 215 × 67 mm.
Written by Jo. Barbe (Baert, Baerts), who also wrote MS. Rawl. G. 48, Magdalen College MS. Lat. 191, and New College MS. 219.
Good miniatures, borders, initials. Iconography the same as MS. Bodley 338. (Pächt and Alexander i. 668)
Illuminiated miniatures, borders, initials, coat of arms; coloured initials, rubrics.
Provenance and Acquisition
Arms of Andrew Holes (d. 1470), p. 3 (quarterly 1 and 4 argent two piles sable, 2 and 3 argent a lion rampant azure).
Fol. iv verso: ‘Clericus Forratus de Catis’, early 16th century.
‘Liber Joannis Whithell in artibus bauch. lauren.’, ‘Joannis Whithell his booke’, 16th century, second half.
‘Liber Gulielmi White presbiteri et in legibus bacc.’, 16th century, second half.
‘John Greaves’, late 16th/early 17th century.
Acquired about 1618–20 (Summary Catalogue I, p. 103).
Last Substantive Revision
2018-11-12: Revised to incorporate all information in Watson, Pächt and Alexander, and SC.