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

MS. Fairfax 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 3888


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper quires, outer leaves parchment


Origin: 1489 ; Scottish, Dunfermline

Provenance and Acquisition

Dunfermline, Fife, Benedictine abbey of the Holy Trinity: Binding leaves (not mentioned in Summary Catalogue no. 3888) are from Dunfermline abbey accounts. (MLGB3: evidence from binding or elements of a binding typical of a particular library, or pastedowns bearing evidence of provenance).

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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