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

MS. Bodl. 415

Summary Catalogue no.: 2313


Robert Mannyng, Handlyng synne
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment




Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Ashridge, Buckinghamshire, House of Bonshommes of St Mary the Virgin (and of the Holy Blood): 'Liber Domis (sic) de Assherugge (flyleaf iiiv, s. xv ex). Erased inscription ad fin. (in the hand of the scribe, three lines, two black and one red, fol. 91v): '[et dedit(?) domus(?) de asshrugg] Qui librum fur[ ]' Inscription legible in part under UV light; 'de asshrugg' is certain. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Purchased 1605. (MLGB3)

Last Substantive Revision

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