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

MS. Fairfax 6

Summary Catalogue no.: 3886


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century, second half ; English, Durham

Provenance and Acquisition

Durham, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Cuthbert: Letter mark "P". (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Laud Misc. 700 is probably copied from Fairfax 6, whence also passages were copied in BL, Harley 4843. "Nomen scriptoris est petrus plenus amoris." (MLGB3)

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.