MS. Bodl. 859
Summary Catalogue no.: 2722
Composite: six parts
Extent: iv + 391 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 12.125 × 9.5 inch.
Provenance and Acquisition
Exeter Cathedral (?). See below, provenance of parts 1 and 2. MLGB3 accepts the whole volume as an Exeter Cathedral book.
Probably acquired by the Bodleian betweeen 1613 and 1620.
Description adapted (March 2019) from the following sources, and with reference to published literature cited in the description:
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 116 [part 2: physical description, origin, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, addenda (by B. Barker-Benfield) (1974), pp. 10-11 [part 6: decoration, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [parts 1, 3-5; parts 1, 6: contents]