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

MS. Bodl. 712

Summary Catalogue no.: 2619


Bede , Historia ecclesiastica
Language(s): Latin
Chronicle of England, 449-1269
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine borders, historiated and other initials. By two hands. Fine penwork borders, initials. Instructions to the illuminator. (P&A iii. 587, pl. LXI)


Origin: 14th century, middle (after 1330) ; 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 (4 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.