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

MS. Bodl. 724

Summary Catalogue no.: 2652


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 205, pl. XXI)


Origin: 12th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Battle, Sussex, Benedictine abbey of St Martin (?) : Pressmark like others from Battle. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

'Liber Guilielmi Deuenyshe', (top of fol. 1r, s/. xvi); he was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, d. 1558.

Presented by Charles Howard earl of Nottingham in 1604.

Record Sources

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


    Online resources:

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 6: Fragments - Office Books, Rituals, Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 228

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.