MS. Bodl. 678
Summary Catalogue no.: 2595
Red leather on boards, clasp lost, French 14th cent. (?) work.
Provenance and Acquisition
Dover, Kent, Benedictine priory of St Mary the Virgin and St Martin; cell of Canterbury cathedral priory: ": C [inscribed:] 3 : VII : elucidarius folio .i o . a. [below] excerpta de pluribus 42. a" (fol. ii verso, flyleaf), s. xiv. Below, almost obliterated: "... — clxxxiiii." At foot of fol. 2r: ": C [inscribed:] 3 : VII : Elucidarius ... ratur. Illa itaque [= 2 o folio] ... 100 ... 2" (s. xiv). (MLGB3: inferred evidence).
Brian Twyne (1581–1644), antiquary, presented to the library, 1612. (MLGB3)
C.VII.3 in the Dover catalogue (James, ALCD, p. 452, no. 119, not identified by James). The number of leaves incorrect, omitting the last flyleaf (fol. 101). Medieval pink-skin binding; nail mark for strap fastening on back. (MLGB3)
Last Substantive Revision
2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.