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

MS. Bodl. 813

Summary Catalogue no.: 2681

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

One fine, other good initials. Related in style to MSS. from Mont-Saint-Michel and Fécamp. (Pächt and Alexander i. 446, pl. XXXVII)

Binding

Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) on older sewing.

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Pres. by Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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