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

MS. Bodl. 793

Summary Catalogue no.: 2641

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

Decoration

Initials close in style to MS Bodley 535 fols. 39–93. Text copied in part from MS. Digby 112. (Pächt and Alexander iii.119)

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Crediton, Devon, Collegiate church of Holy Cross: 'Liber Johannis Lynd...'. For the provenance see BLR 2 (1941--49) 91. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

'Guilihelmi Muggi liber ex dono Magistri Georgii Mason' at head of fol. 2r. Given by William Ballow in 1604 or 1605. (MLGB3)

Notes in the hand of John Lyndon: cf. Bodl. 383, 159 and Univ. Coll. 91. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 793 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English, Winchester (?)

MS. Bodl. 793 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Sulpicius Severus, Vita S. Martini
Language(s): Latin
2.
Passion of St Clement
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English, Winchester (?)

MS. Bodl. 793 – Part 3

Contents

Miracles of St Nicholas
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English, Winchester (?)

MS. Bodl. 793 – Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English, Winchester (?)

Additional Information

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.