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

MS. Bodl. 863

Summary Catalogue no.: 2734

Physical Description

Composite: A || fols. 182–209

Binding

White leather on boards, with metal clasps (one gone), 15th cent. English work, in American cloth cover.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Crediton, Devon, Collegiate church of Holy Cross: For the provenance see BLR 2 (1941--9), 91. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

'Guilihelmi Muggi liber ex dono Magistri Georgii Mason'. Given by William Ballow in 1604 or 1605. (MLGB3)

Notes in the hand of John Lyndon: cf. Bodl. 383, 159 and Univ. Coll. 91. Medieval binding. (MLGB3)

MS. Bodl. 863 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

MS. Bodl. 863 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Biblical dictionary
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork, fols. 182–209

History

Origin: 14th century, middle ; English

Additional Information

Last Substantive Revision

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