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

MS. Bodl. 728

Summary Catalogue no.: 2704

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 224)

Binding

Parchment leaves from a 12th cent. MS. on boards, 15th cent. English work, which replaced an older binding.

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; English, Carlisle

Provenance and Acquisition

Carlisle, Cumberland, Augustinian cathedral priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber: Sancte Marie: Karleoli". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

"Liber Roberti Clay de Clayhouse in Comitatu Ebor. 1610". (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.