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

MS. Canon. Misc. 456

Summary Catalogue no.: 19932


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Pächt and Alexander ii. 842:

Initials. Written in humanistic script by Ludovicus ser Angeli de Auximo, i.e. Ludovico d'Osimo , studying under Menghus Blanchellus ( Mengo Bianchelli , b. Faenza 1440, d. 1520) at Ferrara, fol. 123v.


Origin: 1467 ; Italian, North

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).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 352

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.