MS. Bodl. 708
Summary Catalogue no.: 2609
Inscription indicating that the manuscript was given to the cathedral of Exeter by Bishop Leofric (d. 1072).
Fine initial. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 35, pl. III)
Provenance and Acquisition
Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Hunc librum dat Leofricus episcopus ecclesie sancti petri apostoli in exonia ad sedem suam episcopalem pro remedio anime sue ad utilitatem successorum suorum. Siquis autem illum inde abstulerit. perpetue maledictioni subiaceat. Fiat." (fol. 113r); also in OE. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).
Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)
Pal. Soc. 2. 69. Early Bodleian Music. Exeter book, p. 28f. (MLGB3)
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Last Substantive Revision
2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.