MS. Laud Misc. 165
Summary Catalogue no.: 1562
Gospel list: 2 columns of 53 lines, 310 × 185 mm.
Some fine, many good miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials. By four hands: (A) fol. 5; (B) fols. 13-238v; (C) fols. 239-78v, 457-72, 489-96, 570-end; (D) fols. 279-456v, 473-88, 497-569. Hands A, C, D related to the early hands of the Carmelite Missal (BL Additional MS 29704-5). Partly written for himself by James le Palmer (perhaps to be identified with an Exchequer clerk, d. 1375), fol. 595. The main artist also that of the Omne Bonum, B.L. MS. Royal 6.E.vi-vii. Fols. 5-12 with table of contents an addition compiled by archbishop Arundel's chaplain and clerk (after 1396). (P&A iii. 739, pl. LXXIII)
Provenance and Acquisition
James le Palmer, fol. 595.
Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury (1396-1414), represented with his arms on fol. 5.
Given by him to Christ Church, Canterbury.
Digital Bodleian (191 images from 35mm slides)