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

MS. Bodl. 787

Summary Catalogue no.: 2627


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).


Illuminated capitals.


Origin: 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Norwich, Norfolk, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity: "[...] Trinitatis Norwyci ex dono fratris Iohannis Elyngham" (fol. 1r). "M. lxxvj" (fol. 1r, top right, below the ex-libris), in the same hand as Cambridge, UL, Ff.3.31 and other books with M marks. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

No. 100 in James' list (Norfolk Archaeol. 19). (fol. 114r) "D. J. Marton. Mo' Norwyc'" on binding leaf at end, and after colophon on fol. 113v. (MLGB3)

Presented by sir Walter Cope in 1602.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922).


    Online resources:

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 5: Fragments - Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 81

Last Substantive Revision

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