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

MS. Ashmole 45

Summary Catalogue no.: 6926

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Summary Catalogue no.: 6928

Summary Catalogue no.: 6929

Summary Catalogue no.: 7487

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

MS. Ashmole 45 - Part 1

Contents

The Earl of Toulouse.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Miniature, fol. 2r: author presenting his book to a lady (ink and brown wash). Motto: 'prenes : engre'

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 45 - Part 2

Contents

Knighthood and Battle (Middle English verse translation of Vegetius)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 45 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Geoffrey Chaucer , Cook's Tale
Language(s): English
2.
Gamelyn.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 17th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 45 - Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 17th century, early ; English

Additional Information

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 (1 image from 35mm slides)

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