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

MS. Bodl. 678

Summary Catalogue no.: 2595

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

History

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)

MS. Bodl. 678 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; French (?)

MS. Bodl. 678 – Part 2

Contents

Classical and Biblical extracts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; French (?)

Additional Information

Last Substantive Revision

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