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

MS. Bodl. 851

Summary Catalogue no.: 3041

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

MS. Bodl. 851 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Walter Map , De nugis curialium
Language(s): Latin
2.
Poems
Language(s): Latin
3.
De coniuge non ducenda
Language(s): Latin
4.
Nigel Witeker , Speculum stultorum
Language(s): Latin
5.
Apocalypsis Goliae
Language(s): Latin
6.
Vitalis of Blois , Geta
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature in grisaille (fol. 6, prefixed leaf). (P&A iii. 650, pl. LXVI)

History

Origin: 14th century, third quarter ; English

MS. Bodl. 851 - Part 2

Contents

William Langland , Piers Plowman ('Z' text)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

One illuminated capital.

History

Origin: 15th century ; English