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)

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

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

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