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

MS. Ashmole 764

Summary Catalogue no.: 7091

Summary Catalogue no.: 7092

Summary Catalogue no.: 7093

Summary Catalogue no.: 7094

Summary Catalogue no.: 7095

Contents

1.
Aeneas Sylvius , Ep. 126 (English translation)
Language(s): English
2.
Note on ancient coins
Language(s): Latin
3.
Texts on heraldry
Language(s): French
4.
Honoré Bouvet , L’Arbre des batailles (extracts)
Language(s): French
5.
Evrart de Trémaugon (?), Le Songe du Vergier (extracts)
Language(s): French
6.
Statutes of the Order of the Garter
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures, borders, initials. Written with calligraphic flourishes in England by Ricardus Franciscus. Fols. 123-36v added in England, 15th century, late. (P&A i. 726, pl. LVII)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter - late ; English (script); French (decoration)

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 (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography