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

MS. Bodl. 725

Summary Catalogue no.: 2654


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 232, pl. XXIII) Companion volume to MS. Auct. D. 2. 8, both probably copied and illuminated in Paris.


Origin: 12th century, end ; French, Paris (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: 'Liber ecclesie cathedralis Exonie' (s. xiv). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

In the Bodleian by 1605. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (8 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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