MS. Bodl. 86
Summary Catalogue no.: 1894
On fol. 178v a 14th cent. hand has begun an English translation of the work
Fine historiated initial (coloured drawing). Fol. 1: St. Ambrose seated, writing his book which is held by an angel, with lacertine figures forming the letter T: the background is pale orange.
Other good initials: fols. 24, 37v, 49v, 74, 95, 138v.
Some initials with borders added, 15th century. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 113, pl. XI)
White leather on boards, clasp lost, 13th cent. (?) English work
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-03-25: Description revised to include all information in SC.