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

MS. Ashmole 1504

Summary Catalogue no.: 7537

Contents

Pattern book.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures (coloured drawings). Copied partly from German models (Dürer, the grotesque alphabet of 1464, etc.). Contains the arms of John de Vere, Earl of Oxford, d. 1513, and of the Emperor Charles V (after 1519). (P&A iii. 1181, pls. CIX-CX)

History

Origin: c. 1520-1530 ; English

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (105 images from 35mm slides)