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

MS. Bodl. 728

Summary Catalogue no.: 2704


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 224)


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


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).

See above. 'Liber Roberti Clay de Clayhouse in Comitatu Eborum. 1610'.

Probably acquired about 1618-20.

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

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