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

MS. Eng. poet. c. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 31791


King Oswald and the Hermit, from the Northern Homily Cycle

IMEV 1482; NIMEV 1482; DIMEV 2491. Six fragments from two small folios.

Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: c. 1400 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Quaritch Rough List 149, part of item 10 (with cutting)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova based on the Summary Catalogue and other sources; text identification revised (2017) based on the DIMEV entry.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.