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

MS. Bodl. 941

Summary Catalogue no.: 27887


Register of writs

A collection of legal forms (often copies of actual documents), useful to anyone practising in the law courts

A few forms were added in the 15th century at fol. 290v

Language(s): Latin and Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 307 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.5 × 6.25 in.


Origin: 14th century, end ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Owned by 'T. L.' in the 17th century.

Presented to the Library by (Samuel) Swire of University College on 14 November 1770.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1905)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-05-04: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1905)