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

MSS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 65-9

Summary Catalogue no.: 18958

Summary Catalogue no.: 18959

Summary Catalogue no.: 18960

Summary Catalogue no.: 18961

Summary Catalogue no.: 18962


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures, diagrams, fine borders, initials. Illuminated by Pierre Vanye of Lyon. The first part was written by Henri de Beaujardin 'habitatorem Varambonis in Brescia', and volumes III, IV, and V after his death by Jean Broquet, clerk of the diocese of Cambrai, born at Hennegau. Calligraphic flourishes. (P&A i. 822)


Items of metal furniture from the bindings of MSS. 65, 66, 67 and 68 (removed before 1998) were given the separate shelfmark MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 69* in 2020.


Origin: 1507-1511 ; Italian, Brescia , and ; French, Lyon

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 65]
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 66]
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides) [MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 68]

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.'