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. (Pächt and Alexander 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 Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.