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

MS. Bodl. 749

Summary Catalogue no.: 2771

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good penwork initial. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 672)

History

Origin: before c. 1390 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: 'Liber ex dono Magistri Roberti Ryggh Cancellarii et Canonici huius ecclesie ad cathenandum imperpetuum in libraria communi eiusdem ecclesie' (fol. i v) (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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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