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

MS. Bodl. 748

Summary Catalogue no.: 2770


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good historiated and other initials. Lombards and line endings. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 481, pl. XLVII)


Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards, and painted edges.


Origin: c. 1270–90 ; English, York (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

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.