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

MS. Holkham misc. 27

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


1. (fol. 1)
Ricobaldus of Ferrara (attrib.) , Compilatio chronologica (pr. Muratori, Rerum Ital. Scriptores, IX, 193-262) in this MS. ending at 1313 (at 'natura loci pretutum'; Muratori, co. 259).
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 81r)

A note on events said to have happened 'septima die exeunte Marcio'.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: Septim incipit
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermark three hills in circle, cf. Briquet 11881.
Extent: iii (modern paper) + 81 + iii (modern paper)
Dimensions (leaf): 212 × 140 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 105 × 75 mm.
Foliation: Modern pencil: i-iii, 1-84.


1(10)-3(10), 4(12), 5(10) (9 canc.), 6(10)-8(10), catchwords


24-5 lines per page written below top line; in 1 column.


'rotunda' script


Spaces for initials left unfilled.


Typical Holkham binding in polished and diced brown leather; the spine tooled 'S. HIERONYM | CRONICA | A | JO. LIGNAMINE' and the number '462'.


Origin: Italian ; 15th century

Provenance and Acquisition

An incorrect 16th-century title label (cf. spine title) is now affixed to fol. iii verso.

Signed by 'Thos. Willm. Coke' (fol. i verso), formerly Norfolk, Holkham Hall, MS. 462.

Record Sources

Draft description by Peter Kidd, late 1990s

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.