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

MS. Fairfax 20

Summary Catalogue no.: 3900


'Matthew of Westminster', Flores historiarum (fragment)
Language(s): Latin
Historical lists and extracts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century, second quarter (before 1352) ; English, Norwich

Provenance and Acquisition

Norwich, Norfolk, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity: "Liber fratris Symonis Bozoun prioris [1344–1352] Norwic'" (fol. 13r). (MLGB3: evidence from an inscription of ownership by an individual member of a religious house (which may not, however, be evidence for institutional ownership)).

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

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