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MS. Duke Humfrey b. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 32386


John Capgrave, Commentary on Exodus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Good miniatures, fine border and historiated inital (defaced). Diagram. (P├Ącht and Alexander iii. 902)


Origin: c. 1440 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, University: (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Given by Duke Humphrey in 1443/4, no. 20. Sir Robert Throckmorton of Buckland (d. 1791). In the cat. of the Buckland Library, MS. Eng. misc. b.13 (S.C. 35368). Bought from Karslake & Co. of London in Jan. 1897. (MLGB3)

2 o folio: 'et beatitudinem'. Index of Duke Humphrey's gifts in B.Q.R. 1, p. 132. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (14 images from 35mm slides)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.