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. (P&A 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.