MS. Auct. E. inf. 7
Summary Catalogue no.: 2130
1 col. of text and 1 or 2 of gloss; 33 and 69 lines.
Fine initials (mutilated). By the same illuminator as Cambridge, Trinity College, MS. B. 3. 11 written by Roger of Canterbury.(P&A iii. 200, pl. XX)
Illuminated initials, one historiated; coloured initials.
White whittawed leather over boards, 15th century (?), repaired.
Provenance and Acquisition
Given by Thomas Becket to Christ Church, Canterbury: 'ST' and 'Sancti Thome martiris', front pastedown, and '.TO.', fol. 1. Written for Becket during his exile in France, 1164-70.
Christ Church, Canterbury: no. 784 in Eastry's catalogue.
Richard Colfe, prebendary of Canterbury, d. 1613 (de Hamel, 'Dispersal of the library of Christ Church', in Books and Collectors 1200-1700, ed. Carley and Tite, 273).
Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)