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

MS. Eng. poet. e. 94

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


South English Legendary,

two leaves (fols 1-2) + two further strips (fols. 3-4). Lines 182-7, 213-9, 293-320 and 325-346 of the Life of St. Mary of Egypt, and lines 1-6, 11-38, and 43-71 of the Life of St. Alphege.

Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 240 × 150 mm.
(estimated size of original)
Dimensions (written): 205 × 135 mm.


formerly 32 long lines, 3–4 now missing at foot.


Origin: 14th century, late - 15th century, early ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 1-2, bought 1955. Fols. 3-4, removed 1967 from the binding of 8o G 40 Med. (Thomas Bricot, Paris 1523).

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd and Elizabeth Solopova.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.