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

MS. Bodl. 526

Summary Catalogue no.: 2216


Ivo of Chartres, Letters
Rubric: Incipiunt Epistołę Iuonis Carnothensis episcopi

About 170 in number: the first is to Paschalis, and begins:

Incipit: Beluacenses clerici melioris fame
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 106 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.375 × 5.5 in.


Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 273)


Original binding of white leather on boards.


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Owned by 'R. T.' probably R. Tuinus or Twyne, see inner front cover

'Thomas Lauordine' [?], in the 16th cent.

Presented by sir George More in 1604.

Record Sources

Description adapted (Oct. 2022) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, III (1973), no. 273 [date, localization, binding]
Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2022-10: Revised to incorporate all information in printed catalogues.