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. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 825, pl. LXXX)


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.