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

MS. Bodl. 917

Summary Catalogue no.: 2933

Contents

Livre d'Agenais
Rubric: Liber seu registrum acaptamentorum debitorum domino regi Angliae ratione terrae Agennensis, domino mutando, necnon exercituum homagiorum et aliorum deueriorum debitorum ipsi domino Regi continens nichilominus tenores litterarum instrumentorum et quorundam scriptorum

Documents relating to Agen, 1238-83, mostly 1279-83.

ed. G. Cuttino (Toulouse, 1965)

Language(s): Latin and French (Provencal)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 74 + ii fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 245 × 190 mm.

Layout

1 col., 20 lines, written space 165-70 × 110 mm.

Decoration

Rough historiated initials, fols. 1, 12, 53. (P&A i. 540)

Other initials.

Rubrics.

History

Origin: 1283 × 1294 ; French, South

Provenance and Acquisition

Written before 1294, when the manuscript was probably among Gascon documents captured by the French at Bordeaux.

Probably acquired in 1605.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2019) from the following sources, with additional 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. 121 [physical description, origin]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 540 [decoration]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)