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

MS. Fairfax 24

Summary Catalogue no.: 3904

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bolton, Yorkshire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin (?) : 'Ex prioratu beate Marie de Bolton in Craven com. Ebor.' (fol. 1r, top, s. xvi--xvii). (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

C. Fairfax ex dono Geo. Clapham, Armigeri de Beamo...' (fol. 1r). Charles Fairfax (1597--1673), antiquary and genealogist. (MLGB3)

MS. Fairfax 24 – Part 1

Contents

Peter of Langtoft, Chroniques (imperfect)
Language(s): Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English

MS. Fairfax 24 – Part 2

Contents

Dialogue on Christian doctrine (with preface on Biblical history)
Language(s): Anglo-Norman

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1350 ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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