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

MS. Bodl. 796

Summary Catalogue no.: 2646


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander ii. 6, pl. I:

Fine initials.

Marginal sketch (scribbled drawing), fol. 169v.

fol. 169v

  • Type drawing, right margin
  • Subject Sketch of a saint holding a sword (very faded).


Origin: 11th century, beginning ; Italian, North

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George (?) : Continental MS. Faint chain mark (?) on leaf at beginning of MS. No old flyleaves. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

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