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

MS. Bodl. 693

Summary Catalogue no.: 2875


John Gower , Confessio Amantis (first version)
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, borders, initials. In the style of Herman Scheerre. (P&A iii. 825, pl. LXXX)


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.