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

MS. Bodl. 801

Summary Catalogue no.: 2659

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

Decoration

Penwork initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 994)

Binding

Plain white sheepskin on boards, 15th cent. (?) work, worn and repaired, clasps lost.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Witham, Somerset, Charterhouse of Saint Mary the Virgin: "Liber domus beate Marie de Witham ordinis Cartusiensis ex dono magistri Iohannis Blacman". No. 6 in the list of Blacman's gifts in Bodl. MS Laud Misc. 154. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Stephen Batman: "Stephanus Battmannus huius libri possesor" (s. xvi). Sir Walter Cope, 1602. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 801 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 801 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 801 – Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 801 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Petrus Alphonsi, Dialogus contra iudeos
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; English

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

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.