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

MS. Canon. Misc. 450

Summary Catalogue no.: 19926


Les faits des Romains
Language(s): French
Roman d'Hector et Hercule
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated border and initial. Written by Magister Benedictus, scribe of Verona, fol. 102. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 184, pl. XVII)


Origin: 1384 ; Italian, Verona

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 (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas 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.