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

MS. Bodl. 463

Summary Catalogue no.: 2456

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–138 || B

Binding

Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) on older sewing.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: '... dederunt executores ... Edmundi Lacy ... Exoniensis episcopi ... [d. 1455]'. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. 'Iste liber est domini Iohannis presbiteri cathalani ...' 'Ubertus [?] ... istum librum a predicto presbitero Iohanne cathalaun'. 'E. Brydham.' (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 463 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fleuronnée initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 883)

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; Spanish

MS. Bodl. 463 – Part 2

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Coloured capitals.

History

Origin: 14th century, early ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.